Raising your own queens is one of the most rewarding endeavors in beekeeping and it is easy to do. This class takes a science based approach to queen rearing. We train beekeepers to understand and work with bee’s natural tendencies to successfully raise queens in any size operation.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS WORKSHOP
This workshop is geared toward experienced hobby and sideline beekeepers who want to raise their own queens for increasing hive numbers or to requeen old or failing queens.
This three day course will be held November 24-26, 2017. Course fee: $320
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Two scholarships will be offered for this course: One for a woman in beekeeping and the other for a returning Veteran.
• Optimum conditions for queen rearing
• Honey bee biology
• Breeder selection
• Locally adapted stock
• Raising cells
• Mating virgins
• Requeening with cells