2021 Beginning Beekeeping Classes-Dayton/Huffman, TX

$99.00

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, 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 the Dayton/Huffman Texas Bee Supply Location. Taking notes is highly recommended..

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Sample Scheduling

9:30-10:30
Basic Functions of the Hive
Overview of workers, queens and drones
Hive woodenware and personal protection equipment

10:30-11:30
What’s What in a Hive
Identification and treatment of bee diseases and parasites
Obtaining Bees for Hives

11:30-12:30
A Year in the Life of a Beekeeper
The 15 Most Important Things to Know in Beekeeping

12:30-1:00
Lunch Break

1:00-2:00
Hive Management
How to Examine a Beehive
Honey Production

2:00-2:30
Collection of Nectar and Pollen
Honey Harvest

2:30-3:30

Live beehive tour

3:00-3:30

Final Q & A

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