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.
Advanced Queen Rearing Workshop: Sideline and Commercial operators
October 26, 27, 28 2018
If you are a commercial beekeeper looking to raise a large number of queens on a regular basis to make increases in your operation or replace failing queens then this workshop is for you.
Queen Rearing workshop: Backyard and hobby beekeepers
November 23, 24, 25 2018
This workshop is geared toward experienced hobby and backyard beekeepers who want to learn about re-queening and be empowered to raise their own queens for splits or to re-queen old or failing queens.
Course fee: $320 for a single person, $300 each to bring a friend.
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• Optimum conditions for queen rearing
• Honey bee biology
• Breeder selection
• Locally adapted stock
• Raising cells
• Mating virgins
• Requeening with cells