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Beginning Beekeeping presented by Boone Regional Beekeepers Association

Learn how to manage honey bees from the experienced beekeepers of the Boone Regional Beekeepers Association.

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Beginning Beekeeping presented by Boone Regional Beekeepers Association
Beginning Beekeeping presented by Boone Regional Beekeepers Association

Time & Location

Jan 28, 2023, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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About the Event

Learn how to manage honey bees from the experienced beekeepers of the Boone Regional Beekeepers Association.

Saturday, January 28, 2023, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

No previous beekeeping experience necessary! This introductory class teaches the basics of selecting a location, obtaining bees, hive assembly of a Langstroth hive and what can happen during the first year.

The course agenda covers the following subjects:

  • Bee Biology
  • Diseases and Pests
  • Equipment and Clothing
  • Hive Building (two hives built by all attendees)
  • Location Planning
  • Obtaining Bees

Students will receive:

  • Beekeeping Book
  • 1 Year Membership to Boone Regional Beekeepers Association
  • Lunch
  • Snacks

Attendees who attend the complete session will be eligible for drawings for various items including a complete assembled beehive!

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