Coastal Plains (Tarboro)

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Begins: February 21, 2017 ( for 5 weeks + 1 field day )
When: Tuesday evenings 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center
1175 Kingsboro Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Cost: Free
Sponsor: Coastal Plains Beekeepers
Additional Information:

Feb. 21: The Master Beekeeper Program
Basic Bee Biology
An Introduction to Beekeeping
Honey Plants

Feb. 28:    Bee Pests & Diseases, Adolphus Leonard

Mar. 7:    Apiary Site Selection
Swarm Prevention
Package Bee Installation

Mar. 14: Honey Bee Perception
Species & Races of Bees
Seasonal Management

Mar. 21: Look at equipment, written exam

April 8: “Hands on” Practical Exam (Bee Friendly Field Day)
Location: Rocky Mount Farmers Market @ 1:00pm

Contact: For more information and to reserve your seat please contact Colby Griffin, Extension Agent: Phone: 252-641-7827 or email: colby_griffin@ncsu.edu