Introduction to Beekeeping School Agenda

DAY 1: Fri 10/21 5:30pm – 9pm

  • History and Significance of Beekeeping
  • Basic Bee Biology
  • Importance of Queens
  • Getting Started with your Bees
  • Where should I put my bees?
  • Where to get Bees and Equipment

DAY 2: Sat 10/22 9am – 3:45pm

GENERAL SESSIONS

  • Gear, Equipment and Tools
  • Hive Inspections and Reading Frames
  • Colony and Seasonal Management
  • Hive Registration, Regulations and Insurance
  • Pests and Diseases

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (15 minutes each – attend 4 out of 5)

  • Setting up your Beehive
  • Installing a Package
  • Installing a Nuc
  • Lighting a Smoker
  • Performing a Mite Check