Coastal Plains (Tarboro)

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Begins: February 23, 2016 ( 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: The courses will cover topics such as bee biology, bee pests & diseases, apiary site selection, seasonal management, swarm prevention, the role of pesticides, as well as other topics. We encourage anyone with a passion for honeybees to attend. Honeybees play an integral role in the landscape pollinating our food crops and ornamental flowers.The course will officially conclude on April 9th at the Rocky Mount Farmer’s Market (1006 Peachtree St, Rocky Mount, NC 27804) for a hands on hive demo.
Contact: Colby Griffin, Extension Agent 252-641-7815