Beginner Beekeeping Basics Course

Beginner Beekeeping Basics: 2020

March 5, 12, 19, 26, Snow date April 2

Field Day: April 11

 

PSU Extension Office

Ag Heritage Building, Rooms 7 & 8

185 Franklin Farm Lane

Chambersburg, PA 17236

 

$60.00 for immediate family of 5 (all age children welcome)

 

 Agenda includes:

3/5   Introduction to Honey Bees and Where to buy bees and how to install them

3/12  Wooden ware (hives) and protective gear,  tools and equipment

3/19  Yard work  where and how to place your apiary and hive management

3/26  Recognizing predators, pests, diseases and maladies

4/42  Snow make up day/movies,videos Q & A, course review and clarifications

4/11  Field Day: Hands on installation of a package and a nucleus hive at a working apiary

 

“Simple Smart Beekeeping” Is the reference book that comes with your class.

  • Free 1yr membership to the Franklin County Beekeepers Association of PA
  • We offer meetings, events, seminars and workshops as continued education for skills and confidence building as they are needed in the changing seasons.
  • A support system of mentors to help answer questions when problems arise
  • At the end of the season we have a banquet & graduation with a certificate,  that you completed your first year of beekeeping.

Please download the (BBB) Beginner Beekeeping Basics Form

follow instructions and send with check or money order (NO CASH)

 

Mail to:

FCBA
P.O.Box 341,
Chambersburg, PA 17201.

 

You can also stop at the PSU Extension Office to register.