Bee Class 101
This class will be held at our Training Center (directions will follow with a email) in NJ on May 1st Rain Date May 2nd. Registration required. No walk-ins. Please arrive no earlier than 15 min. prior to class. This class teaches Langstroth hives; however regardless of the kind of hive you are going to use: top bar, warre, or flow hives--basic skills, knowledge, pests & disease information, and basic inspection techniques are the same. All beginners are welcome. No skill level required. PLEASE NOTE: You will receive detailed information via email with equipmet, times, etc. Please register with a valid email. Check your spam box if you have not received our email at least 2 weeks prior to the class.
ABOUT THIS CLASS:
Taking a beekeeping class can make the difference on how well your bees survive the challenges of the 21st century. Keeping bees today is not like it was 30 years ago. Today's beekeeper must be educated and armed with the knowledge and skills for better beekeeping. Our basic classes are very thorough. Bee types, honey and other resources from the hive, common pests and diseases such as how to deal with varroa mites, hive equipment and how to use each piece, seasonal management, how to harvest honey, how bees make honey, wax, and what they do with propolis. This class will inform you of the important role honey bees play in pollinating our food and how honey bees are vital to a self-sustainable lifestyle. Learn from HEAD BEEKEEPER Brett on keeping honey bees. He'll show you how to install a Nuc, how to inspect a hive, what to look for and how to manage your colonies for maximum honey production. (Check on legal issues, registration and permits through your local town board, and your state Department of Agriculture).
You may cancel a reservation up to 14 days prior to the class; after that there are no refunds for cancellations.
IF YOU HAVE PRE ORDERED A NUC You will take it home that day.