Beekeeping Short Course

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Beekeeping Short Course

If you have ever thought about becoming a beekeeper, then this course will help you get started! You will learn about bee biology, care and feeding, equipment selection and use, honey and wax production, pest control, and resources for continued education. The course will be held through Zoom this year. To register for the training please click this link. Make sure to sign up for every event. There is 6 total.  For more information, contact Spencer Thomas at (252) 641-7821.

2/23/21, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

  • The Master Beekeeper Program
  • An Introduction to Beekeeping
  • Equipment and Site Selection

3/02/21, 7:00- 9:00 p.m.

  • Basic Bee Biology
  • Fear, Allergies, and Management
  • Products of the Hive

3/09/21, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

  • Package Bee Install
  • Feeding Bees
  • Seasonal Management
  • Swarm Prevention

3/16/21- 7:00-9:00 p.m.

  • Honey Bee Perception
  • Species & Races of Bees
  • To be Determined for April

3/23/21- 7:00-9:00 p.m.

  • Insect and Pest Management

3/27/21- 9:00-11:00 a.m.

  • Review and Written Exam for
  • State Certification

Hands on portion To Be Determined

  • Practical Exam at Bee Friendly Day, Rocky Mount Farmer’s Market

Also we have a Beginning Beekeeper grant this year Sponsored by Farm Bureau. Please click the link and fill out the form.

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