Johnston County (Smithfield)

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Begins: February 23, 2017 ( for 4 weeks + field day )
When: Thursday evenings 6-9 pm
Where: Johnston County Agricultural Center
2736 NC Highway 210
Smithfield, NC 27520
Cost: $50 per person/$90 per couple
Sponsor: Johnston County Beekeepers Association
Additional Information: Topics taught in the four-week class:
•    Introduction to Beekeeping
•    Biology and Life Cycle of the Honey Bee
•    Starting a New Hive
•    Feeding Bees

A field day is also planned to introduce students to Equipment, Tools, and Assembly.

Further training will be presented during club meetings to include:
•    Disease, Pests, & Common Threats
•    Colony Management
•    Marketing Products of the Hive

Contact: Registration is handled by the Ag. Center – Phone #: 919-989-5380