Beginner Certified Class continues Week 2

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Date(s) - 02/21/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Homegauge - Meeting room


2017 MBP Beginner Beekeeper Certification is a program of our NC Beekeepers’ Association. BCBC wants you to expand your knowledge of bees in order to help yourself your community and prove it by becoming “certified.”

Classes will be every Tuesday for this and 3 more weeks.

$40 cost includes $21 book Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees by Malcolm Sanford & Richard Bonney and all hand-outs. Or individual classes $8/each.

Week 2 February 21 Tuesday

Chapter 2 “Origin and History of Beekeeping”

Honey Bee Evolution and Evolution of Management

Pests: Small Hive Beetle (p 168) Tracheal Mites (203-206)

Varroa Entrance (54, 206- 211)

Africanized Bee Entrance

Chapter 3 “A Bee’s Life” p. 41-60

            Patterns of Behavior

           Inside the Colony – Anatomy of the queen, worker, drone