Beginning Beekeeping Course. Learn sustainable beekeeping with an emphasis on chemical-free practices from the experts over three consecutive Saturday mornings (8 AM to 2 PM). Classes do not repeat - they are sequential. Attendance at each class is not mandatory but highly recommended for maximum benefit. Online registration ends noon Saturday, February 2, 2020. Walk-in payments on first day of class only, February 8, 2020 until 8:30 AM.|
Topics include: Beekeeping Equipment for the bees and the beekeeper, Honey Bee Biology, the Colony & Getting Started, Honey Bee Pests & Diseases - Their Prevention and Control, Seasonal Hive Management, Beekeeping Best Management Practices and Honey Production and Other Hive Products
Tuition includes MAAREC Beekeeping Basics,additional beekeeping publications, refreshments each day and a five-month Guild membership from February 8, 2020 to June 30, 2020. $25 tuition available for additional students in the same household not receiving reference materials. Minor children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
This course fulfills the educational requirement of six (6) hours of classroom instruction in introductory beekeeping training for the qualified level of the Virginia Master Beekeeper Program.
Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HRAREC) (View)
1444 Diamond Springs Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|