Spring & Summer Honeybee Health & Hive Management

When:
May 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Where:
Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary
401 Hideaway Ln
Floyd
VA 24091
Cost:
$50.00
Contact:

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Online Zoom Meeting

Formerly Principles and Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping Part III

This online class provides guidance in beekeeping tasks through the spring and summer months, from swarm catching and growing the apiary to heath checks, expansion, wax management, and more. This is the third class in our four-part series on basic beekeeping and is intended as a continuation of Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping.  Topics covered include:

  • Expansion in the hive
  • Swarming—How to catch and work with swarms
  • Understanding health of the honeybee hive
  • Dealing with pests
  • Using a debris try
  • Beekeeping Tasks from May to August
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