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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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org