2020 Beginning Beekeeping Classes - Blue Ridge, TX


This class will be held in Blue Ridge, TX just outside of Dallas.  For our Dayton, TX class near Houston, click here!

Class (and store) location:

14665 County Road 633

Blue Ridge, TX 75424

Learn what you need to know to keep bees and produce honey in this extensive 1-day, 6 hour beginning beekeeping class. Our experienced beekeepers lead you through topics such as the basic functions of the hive, types of bees present in your hive, necessary gear, identification and treatment of bee diseases and pests, managing a beehive, honey production, honey harvest, collection of nectar and pollen, how to get bees for your hive, examining a beehive, a year in the life of a beekeeper, and much more. Plus, you will be able to explore an active hive (weather and location permitting)  filled with live bees and do some hands-on learning during this class. (Protective gear provided for use.) We will cover the necessary information you need to begin producing honey and raising healthy bees in this exciting 6 hour class. 9:30-3:30 at Texas Bee Supply. Taking notes is highly recommended.

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Sample Schedule

Basic Functions of the Hive
Overview of workers, queens and drones
Hive woodenware and personal protection equipment
What’s What in a Hive
Identification and treatment of bee diseases and parasites
Obtaining Bees for Hives
A Year in the Life of a Beekeeper
The 15 Most Important Things to Know in Beekeeping
Lunch (Provided)
Hive Management
How to Examine a Beehive
Honey Production
Collection of Nectar and Pollen
Honey Harvest
In the Bee Yard: Live Beehive Tour and How to Examine Live Hives (weather and location permitting)
Final Q & A

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