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 9, 2023 7-9pm: Intro to beekeeping, equipment, obtaining bees, installing and caring for your bees .
March 9, 2023 7-9pm: Spring management, honey bee biology, reading frames and evaluating your bees, varroa mites and management, honey/nectar flow and dearth.
April 13, 2023 7-9pm: Honey harvest, robbing behavior, queen events, disease and pest management, Integrated Pest Management strategies.
May 11, 2023 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 (3rd edition) by Dewey Caron and Lawrence John Connor and is included with tuition.