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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:

  • Vocabulary-language of beekeeping
  • A year in a bee yard
  • Life cycle of the honey bee
  • 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
  • Field day – reading a frame, smoker


WHEN:     Dates to be announced for 2020.  Expected to be February or beginning of March.

WHERE:     Pickens County Extension Office building
500 Stegall Dr, Jasper, GA 30143
(Next to Lee Newton Park)

FEE:        By Feb. 17 - $40; after Feb. 17 - $50 (additional family member - $25)

Bee school includes:

  • Coffee & bagels at registration
  • 1 yr. membership Appalachian Beekeepers Association
  • Lunch & beverage provided
  • Course binder with all reference material
  • Complimentary copy of Bee Culture magazine
  • Follow-up hands on field day


For more info. and request a registration form contact  – Bill Norris, 678-481-8408; wnorris5@gmail.com
 or  Laura Chumley, 678-314-3057; lpgzgpl@gmail.com

Appalachian Beekeepers Association of Georgia
PO Box 1393
Jasper, GA 30143