IT'S ALL ABOUT THE BEES 
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Due to strong demand the Bee Farmer has designed a beekeeping course. The objective of the course is to provide a well rounded knowledge of keeping honeybees to get the beginner off to flying start. A beekeeper needs to be proactive since the bees have their own agenda and will carry on regardless. Understanding how and why bees work will lead to a greater enjoyment of your honeybees. Below is an outline of the syllabus. 
 
History of Honeybees 
Biology of the Honeybee 
Lifecycle of the honeybee 
Swarming - What it is and how to deal with it 
Pest & diseases - Identification and remedial actions 
Hives - Types, pros and cons 
Colony assessment & hygiene 
Bee keeping annual diary 
Health, safety & PPE 
Record keeping 
Apiaries - site selection, risk assessment 
 
The course also provides lists of reading material and providers of bee keeping sundries 
The course is run in two formats 
A. On eight consecutive weekday evenings. The course runs from 7pm to 9pm 
B. As a three day intensive course. The course runs Friday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm.  
 
Reserve your place on the course HERE 
 
To express your interest or if you have any questions send a email to events@thebeefarmers.co.uk