Bee School will be held in 3 online Zoom sessions:
March 1, 2023 6:30-8:30pm: Intro to beekeeping, equipment, obtaining bees, installing and caring for your bees. Spring and Summer management,
March 2, 2023 6:30-8:30pm: Honey bee biology, reading frames and evaluating your bees, varroa mites and mite management.
March 6, 2023 6:30-8:30pm: Beekeeping seasons. honey/nectar flow and dearth. Honey harvest, robbing behavior, queen events, disease and pest management, Integrated Pest Management strategies. Fall and Winter management, feeding protein and carbohydrates, mite management, dead-out hive autopsies.
If you are registering past the date of any session or miss a class session you will receive a link to watch the archived class recordings.
The Beekeepers Handbook by Diana Sammataro
Beekeeping For Dummies by Howland Blackiston
Note: Bee School requires membership before registering.
Please sign-up as a TVBA member if you aren't already.