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All About Bees (Saturday Session 2)
July 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
- Session #1: Why bees are important and why they are at risk; The Langstroth Hive and its components.
- Session #2: Setting up the apiary and installing packaged bees; Performing the first hive inspection and beekeeping hygiene.
- Session #3: Spring mistakes to avoid; Mites and varroa treatment.
- Session #4: Harvesting honey; Winter prep; Beekeeping calendar.
Your instructor is Max Adams, an Ingram Scholar and rising junior at Vanderbilt University. Max is from Barrington, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He’s had bees at his home for about six years, getting started with them when a family friend told his family about beekeeping.