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2017 Beginning Beekeeping Workshop – Geauga County Bee Keeping Association

- April 6, 2017 -


Apr 06, 2017    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Kenston Middle School, Art room 231
17425 Snyder Road, Chagrin Falls, OH, 44023

Dale Olson will be presenting this important beginning bee keeping workshop in conjunction with the Geauga County Bee Keeping Association education program. This workshop is designed for people who would like to get started in beekeeping, those who have had previous beekeeping experience and want to get back into beekeeping, or those who just want to know more before taking the plunge.

Topics covered will include basic honeybee biology, races of bees, package bees versus nucs and where to get bees, how to start a hive, new and used equipment, keeping bees in a residential setting, feeding, inspections, swarm control, disease and pest management, producing honey and other hive products and over wintering. Information on package bees, nuc’s and equipment will be available at the workshop. Price includes a book about

There will be a follow up meeting May 20, 9am-4pm to show how to install packaged bees and more use full information.

Registration and agenda information can be found at: Phone (440) 543-2552  Fax (440) 543-2850. Course Cost: $45.00 per family. Course Dates: April 14, 2017, Time: 7 – 9:30pm Kenston Middle School, Art room 231, 17425 Snyder Road, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023