Introduction to Beekeeping – Basics For Someone New to Bees

The Brown County Beekeeping Association is happy to present INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING again this year.Learn the essentials of beginning beekeeping !! As with all things COVID, the 2021 class will be a different than previous years. There are two virtual classes (2 hours each) and one in-person, at-the-hive two hour class.

January 9th, 2021 — 9:00am to 11:00pm (virtual via Zoom)
February 13th, 2021 — 9:00am to 11:00am (virtual via Zoom)
and May 29th, 2021 (at the hive, location TBD)
Online Registration:     Click here
How Much: $40 for an individual, $30 for additional family members
What: An understanding of:

  • Bee breeds and basic physiology
  • Bee development timeline and colony cycles
  • Hive types and basic beekeeping equipment
  • Hive location, purchasing bees and their installation
  • Bee diseases, parasites and how to treat them
  • Personal protection and annual hive maintenance
  • Hive assembly
  • Mite check
  • Package and nuc installation

Questions? Contact:    Dave Elsen  via e-mail   or  920-370-5281
Carl Fisher    920-497-4629

Space is limited.

Refunds allowed if notification received prior to Saturday January 2, 2020.

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