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)
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
PennState Extension’s “Beekeeping Basics” 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 present students with a certificate establishing completion of the first year of beekeeping.
Please download the (BBB) Beginner Beekeeping Basics Form
follow instructions and send with check or money order (NO CASH)
Chambersburg, PA 17201.
You can also stop at the PSU Extension Office to register.