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Appalachian Beekeepers Association of Georgia

INTRODUCTION TO HONEY BEES & BEEKEEPING

A ONE-DAY BEGINNING BEEKEEPING WORKSHOP


A comprehensive overview that will enable the attendee to start on the journey of beekeeping.

Partial course curriculum:

  • Feeding
  • Equipment – all about the hive
  • Hive evaluation
  • Bee biology
  • Diseases, pests
  • Products of the hive
  • Medications
  • Make a plan
  • Extraction
  • Installing a package of bees
  • Hands-on afternoon break-out sessions


WHEN:     Saturday, February 8, 2020; registration starts at 7:45 am
WHERE:     Pickens County Extension Office building
500 Stegall Dr, Jasper, GA 30143
(Next to Lee Newton Park)

FEE:        By Feb. 1 - $50; after Feb. 1 - $60 (additional family member - $25)

Bee school includes:

  • Coffee & bagels at registration
  • 1 yr. membership to one of the club's sponsoring
  • Lunch & beverage provided
  • Complimentary copy of Bee Culture magazine
  • Morning classroom; afternoon hands-on break out sessions


For a registration form   –  http://cherokeebeeclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BeeSch-20-Reg_.pdf