2020 Beginning Beekeeping Classes - Blue Ridge, TX
This class is temporarily being held virtually as a live online webinar. You can now take this class from the comfort and safety or your own home! Since it is live, you will be able to ask questions participating in class interaction from your computer or handheld device. FREE Live Bee Yard at a later date with each registration!
Purchase the class and the week of class you will receive instructions and a link to join the class at 9:30AM on your class date.
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. 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.
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
How to Examine a Beehive
Collection of Nectar and Pollen
Final Q & A