Bee School will be held in 4 online Zoom sessions. If you are registering past the date of any session you will receive a link to watch the archived class recordings.
February 17, 2022 7-9pm: Intro to beekeeping, equipment, obtaining bees, installing and caring for your bees .
March 10, 2022 7-9pm: Spring management, honey bee biology, reading frames and evaluating your bees, varroa mites and management, honey/nectar flow and dearth.
April 14, 2022 7-9pm: Honey harvest, robbing behavior, queen events, disease and pest management, Integrated Pest Management strategies.
May 12, 2022 7-9pm: Fall and Winter management, feeding protein and carbohydrates, mite management, dead-out hive autopsies.
The text book used for this class is Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping (2013) by Dewey Caron and Lawrence John Connor. You have the option of adding it to your class registration for the discounted price of $40.