Johnston County (Smithfield)

Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

Begins: July 30, 2015
When: Thursday nights 7/30/2015 – 9/24/2015    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Johnston County Agricultural Center
2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield, NC 27577
Cost: $50 for Audit (no class materials) $100 for Basic Course (does not include written or practical test) $150 for Certified Level (includes written and practical test). Email jocobee@earthlink.net for information about reduced rate for spouses/partners, young adults age 12-18, or former students of Ray Hunt or Amie Newsome.
Sponsor: Johnston County Cooperative Extension Service and Johnston County Beekeepers Association
Additional Information: Topics to be covered include; history of beekeeping, honey bee biology, insect and disease pest management, as well as seasonal management, description and differences of equipment, tools, and methods of beekeeping. The materials include; a notebook, resource books, and presentation materials
Contact: Questions ~ Ray Hunt at jocobee@earthlink.net to request registration materials and additional information.