Learn to Keep Bees
4 Part Class That Takes You Through the Beekeeping Season in Wisconsin
Ever thought about keeping bees? Like the idea of learning as you go throughout the season? Then this series of classes is right for you! We’ve divided up the content and set the schedule to provide beginning beekeepers the right information at the right time.
Class Dates and Content
• Part 1 - March 19, 2017 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Covers elementary bee biology, an overview of the beekeeper’s year, choosing an apiary location, types of hive equipment, races of honeybees, buying bees and more.
• Part 2 – April 9, 2017 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Covers package and nuc installation, early season care, how to inspect honeybee colonies and what to look for.
• Part 3 – June 25, 2017 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Learn about mid-season care, pest and disease management, honey production and more.
• Part 4 – August 27, 2017 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Learn about fall and early winter care, methods for improving overwintering success, winter inspections and what to look for.
Class Location: Beaver Dam, WI
Cost: $100.00 for all four parts, additional family members $50.00
For more information or to register: Call Capital Bee Supply at 608-444-1493