Bee Scientifics

Beginning Beekeeping

OVERVIEW
No two colonies are alike and beekeeping is more built on “guidelines” rather than “rules”. This class will help you make informed decisions for optimum colony health through understanding honey bee biology, behaviour and pest and diseases.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS
New beekeepers will benefit from this science-based course. This course also caters to existing beekeepers who seek to further develop their apiculture skills.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Bees in the environment
  • Honey bee biology
  • Pest and disease biology
  • Required equipment
  • Handling bees with confidence and safety
  • Seasonal hive management
  • Apiary Code of Practice
  • Integrated pest management
  • Honey harvesting
  • Hive products
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