Interested in trying out beekeeping? Or perhaps, you’re just curious as to how it’s done. Well, then this beekeeping class for beginners is the place for you!
Learn the basics in how to get started with beekeeping as Dan O’Leary shares his unique methods and approach, focusing first and foremost, on the health of the bee.
In this class you will learn about the types of hives and how to choose their location, beekeeping equipment and bee suits, how to obtain bees, inspecting the hive, feeding the bees, harvesting honey, as well as protecting and overwintering the hive. We will also touch on the subjects of threats to bee populations in addition to concerns about the beekeeping industry.
Beekeeping for Beginners
Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy, WI
The cost of the class is only $40. Please join us by registering on the event page at the following link:
Dan O’Leary has been beekeeping and producing honey for over 20 years. His unique approach focuses on the health of the bee without relying on artificial pollens, feeding, medications or chemicals.