Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

1/27/2018

Agenda

Time:

8:30 - 9:00 am Registration and Welcome

 

9:00 9:15 am Introductions

So you want to be a beekeeper?

 

9:20 10:05 am Bee biology

Bee stings; Normal vs allergic reactions

Queens

From eggs to adult bees

10:10 - 11:00 am Types of hives and equipment

A. Langstroth, Top Bar

B. Installing and feeding package bees

C. Installing NUCS

D. Preventing and capturing swarms

11:00 - 11:15 am Break

 

11:15 - 12:00 pm Diseases and pests

 

12:00 - 12:55 pm Lunch

 

1:00 1:40 pm Installing packages

Treating for mites

 

1:45-2:45 pm A Year in Beekeeping

 

2:45- 3:05 pm Break

3:05- 3:55 pm Small group tables

Buying bees

Pesticides

Checking for mites

General questions about beekeeping

 

4:00 pm Door prizes, Last questions, Adjourn