Rockingham County (Wentworth)

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Begins: March 22 (for 2 weeks)
When: Saturdays, March 22 and 29, 9:00 AM – 4:00 or 4:30 PM
Where: Rockingham County Agricultural Center
525 NC Hwy. 65, Reidsville, NC 27320 (actually located in Wentworth, NC)
Cost: $25 per person (includes instruction, book, handouts, refreshments, and a 2014 membership in RCBA)
Sponsor: Rockingham County Beekeepers Association
Additional Information: This course is designed for beginning beekeepers. Our instructors, who are experienced beekeepers, will cover topics from how to get started, to seasonal management, to the treatment of pests and diseases. Pre-registration is recommended, as books need to be ordered and handouts copied. (Pre-register by calling Barbara Tate at 336-635-8213 or Diane Hilliard at 336-656-3205.) Participants who attend both days may be eligible for financial assistance in purchasing their basic beekeeping equipment and bees. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Contact: Vernell Gillispie – vgillispie@rockinghambeekeepers.org, 336-635-2890