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.
History of HoneybeesBiology of the HoneybeeLife cycle of the honeybeeSwarming - What it is and how to deal with itPest & diseases - Identification and remedial actionsHives - Types, pros and consColony assessment & hygieneBee keeping annual diaryHealth, safety & PPERecord keepingApiaries - site selection, risk assessment
The course also provides lists of reading material and providers of bee keeping sundries
Other ServicesSupply your first bee hive.Supply your first nucleus of bees
Access to a Facebook support groupRegular "Beer N Bees" peer support meetings
The course also provides lists of reading material and providers of bee keeping sundriesThe price is inclusive of VAT
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