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Jan 9, 2021
Wake County Beginning Beekeeping Class
Jan 9, 2021 –
Saturdays 01/09/2021 - 02/06/2021
Online Sessions: Four Saturdays, January 9-30, 2021, 9 – 11 am plus small break out groups after the online sessions.
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Jan 11, 2021
Henderson County Beginning Beekeeping Class
Jan 11, 2021 All day
01/11/2021 - 02/22/2021
$75 includes membership, book and other materials
Zoom meetings with on site as weather permits on Saturdays at Johnson Farm
This is one of this region’s most extensive beekeeping courses consisting of 7 class sessions, 4 outdoor sessions and at least 2 apiary sessions. The course objective is to prepare you to successfully care for your bees during the first year of beekeeping. The $75 fee includes a textbook, course materials and a one year Family membership to HCBA. Those completing the class and planning to become spring 2021 beekeepers are encouraged to take advantage of HCBA's mentor program.
The class is held every Monday evening for 7 weeks beginning January 11, 2021 from 7 to 8:30 PM. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all classes will be on the ZOOM platform. Apiary Sessions will be held at Historic Johnson Farm, 3346 Haywood Rd
Jan 12, 2021
Person County Beginning Beekeeping Class
Jan 12, 2021 –
January 12-March 16, 2021. Tuesdays, 7-9pm.
This 10-week course focuses on beekeeping using generally accepted beekeeping practices for traditional Langstroth style beehives. Knowledgeable, highly-experienced instructors cover the biology of beekeeping, essential beekeeping skills, monitoring and treatment of pests and diseases, seasonal hive management and other relevant topics. At the end of the course, you will be prepared to begin beekeeping. Bee school graduates also have the opportunity to take the NCSBA Certified Beekeeper written. See curriculum and full information at http://www.personcountybeekeepers.org.
Robert Brauer, email@example.com. Sign up at http://www.personcountybeekeepers.org/bee-school/bee-school-registration/
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Jan 15, 2021
Randolph County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Class
Jan 15, 2021 –
01/15/2021 - 02/12/2021
Five weeks + field day
Cooperative Extension Office
If you prefer to learn remotely instead of in person, we offer that option.
Contact: Mark Case, MarkCase@aol.com
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Jan 19, 2021
Durham County - Introduction to Beekeeping 2021
Orange County Beginning Beekeeping Class
Jan 19, 2021 –
January 19-March 23, 2021. Tuesdays, 7 pm.
Open to anyone/everyone, not just Orange County residents! Same outstanding instructors as always, but held via Zoom for a COVID-19 world. Rates are reduced a little this year to reflect our reduced costs, and this year's Family/Friends Rate allows the entire family (or group of friends etc.) to learn beekeeping together, as long as you share a single Zoom connection. See curriculum and full information at https://theocba.org/education/intro-to-beekeeping-class/.
Randall Austin, OCBA Bee School Headmaster, OrangeBeeClass@gmail.com. Sign up at https://theocba.org/education/intro-to-beekeeping-class/
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Jan 25, 2021
Stanley County Practical Beekeeping Class
Gaston County Bee School
Jan 25, 2021 –
Start Date: 1/25/2021
End Date 3/29/2021
10 weeks & field days & workshops
Monday evening 7-9pm
Venture Church, 800 E Main St, Dallas, NC 28034
$95 includes 2021 GCBA & NCSBA membership, book, materials
This is a 10 week introductory course that is designed to help learn what you need to know to get started in beekeeping. The course covers Basic Bee biology, Castes, Anatomy, Life-cycles, & Pheromones , Apiary Set-up, Wooden-ware & Tools/Equipment, Seasonal Hive Management, Honey Bee Diseases, Pests, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Strategy and Treatment Options, and Harvesting and Extracting Honey. Seating for this course is limited. Pre Registration advised.
Registrar Jean Bess - firstname.lastname@example.org (704) 860-9380
President Burton Beasley - email@example.com (704) 860-1147
Jan 26, 2021
Alamance Beginning Beekeeping Class
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Feb 1, 2021
Surry County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Class
Feb 1, 2021 –
Consecutive Monday evenings, 7pm-9pm, 2/1/21 - 3/8/21
The recommended book for this year is “The Beekeeper’s Handbook, 4th Edition” by Diana Sammataro. You can order the book from Amazon. Apiary Inspector Lewis Cauble will be presenting the module on Pests and Diseases of Bees. If you have Pesticide Certification, you can get Pesticide credits for attending the bee school.
Call N.C. Surry County Cooperative Extension with any questions, 336.401.8025.
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ABOUT THE NCSBA
The NCSBA is the foundation of beekeeping in North Carolina, reinforced with the cooperative efforts of the NCSU Entomology Extension Apiary Program and the NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division Apiary Services. With 4000+ members statewide and beyond our borders, we are the largest and one of the most active state beekeeping organizations in the country. We cordially invite you to visit our website, learn more about beekeeping, and join us in the fascinating world of honey bees!
The mission of the NCSBA is to:
- Encourage better beekeeping methodology
- Promote cooperation among the beekeepers of the state and nation
- Reach a common understanding regarding our problems and their solutions
- Maintain friendly and helpful relations among beekeeping advocates
- Develop markets for beekeeping products
- Foster closer cooperation among members of the NCSBA
- Improve purposes relating to honey bees and beekeeping exclusively for its members and the general public