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 28, 2020 Instructors: Chris Shaw and Bob Huften 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 13, 2020 Instructors: John Therriault Location: Package Installation
 
  • Sharing Time – Review & Q and A
  • Package Installation
  • Feeding & Expectations
  • Introduction to Mentors
May TBD, 2020 Instructors: Chris Shaw Location: TBD
 
  • Sharing Time & Spring Management
  • Hive Inspection Checklist
  • Swarms & Absconding
June, 2020 Instructors: TBD Location: TBD
 
  • Sharing Time & Summer Management
  • Varroa Mites -- Mite Checks -- Dearth Preparation
July, 2020 Instructors: TBD Location: TBD
 
  • Sharing Time -- Dearth Activities
  • Reading Frames
  • Queen Replacement
August 2020 Instructor: TBD
 
  • Mouse Guards & Robbing Prevention
  • Extracting & Medications
  • Preparing for Fall and Winter Management