Beginning Beekeepers – Apiary Education

The Best Way to Start Beekeeping Is By Taking a Class
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Beginning Beekeepers – Apiary Education

Presented by the Monadnock Beekeepers Association

March 16, 2019 Instructors: Chris Shaw & Tammy Adams Location: NH Honey Bee, Gilsum, NH
 
  • Meet & Greet - Overview
  • Reading Suggestions – Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th Edition
  • Field trip to NH Honeybee & Equipment Review
  • Building Frames & Smoker, and Suggestions
April 27, 2019 Instructors: Chris Shaw & John Therriault Location: Jaffrey NH
 
  • Sharing Time – Review & Q and A
  • NUC & Package Installation
  • Feeding & Expectations
  • Introduction to Mentors
May 18, 2019 Instructors: Deb Abbot Location Harrisville, NH
 
  • Sharing Time & Spring Management
  • Hive Inspection Checklist
  • Swarms & Absconding
June 15, 2019 Instructors: John Snowdon & Bruce Harrison Location: Westmorland, NH
 
  • Sharing Time & Summer Management
  • Varroa Mites -- Mite Checks -- Dearth Preparation
July 20, 2019 Instructors: Greg Kittredge and Mary Johnson Location: Alstead, NH
 
  • Sharing Time -- Dearth Activities
  • Reading Frames
  • Queen Replacement
August 24, 2019 Instructor: Chris Shaw, Hinsdale NH
 
  • Mouse Guards & Robbing Prevention
  • Extracting & Medications
  • Preparing for Fall and Winter Management