Course Outline

Class 1 Jan 25 Introduction to Beekeeping
Class 2 Feb 1 Biology of the Honeybee
Class 3 Feb 8 Bees as Social Insects
Class 4 Feb 15 Beekeeping Equipment
Field Day Feb 17 Field Day – Equipment Building
Class 5 Feb 22 Getting Started
Class 6 Mar 1 Plants for Bees (NC Piedmont area focus)
Class 7 Mar 8 Diseases, Pests and Treatments
Class 8 Mar 15 Varroa Mites
Class 9 Mar 22 Products of and from the Hive
Class 10 Mar 29 Seasonal Management and Course Review
Field Day Mar 31 Field Day – Apiary Tour (Weather Permitting)

*The order of lectures and schedule may change to accommodate a speaker’s schedule or due to weather issues

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