• By Kitrinka Gordon
  • Posted Friday, February 3, 2017

Forsyth County Beekeepers Association's 2017 Bee School

Saturday 1
Introduction: Mentors, and Purchasing Hives, Equipment, Bees
Arnott & Talbert

Saturday 2
Honey Bee Biology
Dr. Marterre

Saturday 3
Examining Colonies and Spring Management

Saturday 4
Bee Stings, Summer, Fall, and Winter Management

Saturday 5
Diseases, Predators, and Pesticides
Dr. Marterre

Practical Exam - Hands on in your Mentors Bee Yard. Assigned Mentor will schedule weather permitting
Assigned Mentor

Saturday Final Exam
Certified Written Exam (optional)

Annual FCBA membership is required @ $10. The cost of the course is $50 per person which covers the cost of books and helps fund our association’s mission to promote good beekeeping practices and continuing education for interested beekeepers. If family’s want to share books, a non textbook registration is available for $35. Registration is requested before February 11th or a $10 Late Registration fee will be charged.

Please register/pay on their web site: www.forsythbeekeepers.org.

The mission of the Forsyth County Beekeepers Association of NC (FCBA) is to promote honey bees and healthy beekeeping practices in our county. We aim to train beekeepers in practical, successful, and responsible beekeeping practices and foster closer relationships amongst beekeepers.

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