Beekeeping 201 – Bee Management – 2 Hours

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$173

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The second in our 3-part series on becoming a beekeeper. In this class you will learn bee management strategies so that you are ready to pick up your bees and begin your new hobby with confidence!
Duration:  2hrs 30mins - 3hrs
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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Beekeeping 201 – Bee Management – 2 Hours - $60 pp or 2/$100
*Prerequisite of a prior beekeeping 101 class
We will demonstrate the various skills from hiving a package, feeding your colonies, how to recognize pests and diseases, preventing swarming and harvesting the honey. Every class includes an observation Hive Tour in the apiary and Honey Tasting!
201 Topics include:
Picking up your bees
Hiving a package
Bee Nutrition – for all seasons (includes sugar syrup, pollen, dry sugar, fondant or candy)
Recognizing Hive Pests and Diseases
Pest Management – IPM Strategies and organic options
Preventing swarming
Harvesting Honey and other Hive Products
Continuing Education/Joining a county club/state meetings/TMBP
Observation Hive Tour and Honey Tasting

What's Included

Air-conditioned/heated classroom, 30 + bee colonies on site, instructors are Texas Certified Master Beekeepers.

Additional Information

Class is indoors, rain or shine.

Rules

This is a working apiary with live honey bees on site. Although a stinging episode would be extremely rare, it is possible to be stung by a honey bee when visiting an apiary. Please do not attend if you believe you have severe bee allergies or have ever experienced anaphylactic shock after a bee sting.

Cancellation policy

Beekeeping Classes: No Refunds. If you are unable to attend a class you are registered for, you may reschedule into another class on a different date by sending an email to Tanya. This is subject to class space and availability. Classes purchased may also be gifted to a friend. 9874 Wier Loop Circle Austin, TX 78736 tanya - 512-560-3732 cell chuck - 512-560-5575 cell email: [email protected]

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Location

Meeting location:  9874 Weir Loop Circle

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