Beekeeping Workshop February 21, 2015

02/21/2015 9:00 am
02/21/2015 5:00 pm

Calling all Beginning Beekeepers!  West Central Ohio Beekeepers Association and the Clark County Master Gardener Volunteers are excited to be co-hosting a Beekeeping Workshop on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 9am to 5 pm at the Clark County OSU Extension Office, 3130 East National Road, Springfield, OH. Doors will open at 8:30 am and coffee and doughnuts will be provided.  Program cost is $55 and includes lunch and a book.  The workshop also counts for 6.5 hours towards Master Gardener Volunteer Continuing Education.  Deadline for registration is February 17, 2015.

Topics include:

Honey Bees and the Products From Their Hives 

Equipment Every Beekeeper Needs

Building Your Own Frames

Colony Organization---Biology and Life Cycles

Management of New Bee Colonies in All Seasons

Diseases and Pests of Honey Bees

What Are Nucs? And How Do You Manage Them?

An opportunity to Network with Fellow Beekeepers

BOOKS:

For Beekeepers – "Bee-Sentials" and "Increase Essentials"

For Master Gardeners – "Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping" 

 

Please follow the link for registration form:

http://clark.osu.edu/sites/clark/files/imce/Program_Pages/ANR/Horticutur...

 

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