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Miami Valley virtual Beginners Beekeeping School

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn the basics of beekeeping in this three session virtual series led by local beekeeper Terry Lieberman-Smith
The classes will be held online via Zoom on Wednesdays Feb 9, 16 and 23 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The sessions will cover the following topics:
-seasonal management
-what you will need to keep bees
-equipment types
-where to acquire bees
-where to house bees
-castes of bees
-strains of bees
-zoning and neighbors
-goodies from the hive
-nucs/nucleus colonies
-package and swarm installation
– honey bee pests and diseases
-inspection, feeding and mite control
-hive progression
-spring, summer and fall management
Class fee includes a 1 year membership to the Miami Valley Beekeepers Association (a $20 value) to those who complete the class.
Maximum Class size is 15.
Class fee $60.
Preregistration is required.


February 16
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm