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Guernsey Noble Beginner Class

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 Guernsey Noble Beekeepers 

                                                                  Ohio State Extension                  

                                                            Beginner’s Beekeeping Class



Objective:  Learn about the basics of beekeeping, and honey collection.  You will learn what equipment is needed, how to handle honey bees, creating a Healthy Hive, potential problems for our bee population and resources from our local bee club to assist you in getting started.



Location: Ohio State University, 16714 Wolf Run Road, Caldwell, Ohio


Sponsors: Guernsey Noble Beekeepers & Ohio State University Extension, Noble County


Sessions: There will be a 5-hour classroom session (9am to 2 pm) on Saturday, March 5th at Extension Operation Office, Caldwell (Formally known Southeast Regional Extension Office).  Other sessions are:      April – On site inspection at the Apiary.  June – On site Hive management for Bee Expansion & honey production.  August – Varroa Management and other disease. September – Preparation for Winter.  Also available will be Electronic Mentoring from the instructors.


Cost:     $35.00 which includes membership to the Guernsey Noble Beekeepers Association and one year membership in the Ohio State Beekeepers.


To enroll: please email Don Crock at  or Christine Gelley at  of your interests.  Include phone number and email.  Or call Don at 740-581-1883 or OSU Extension 740-732-5681.




March 5
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm