BEE Class – Saturdays


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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 IL, 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.