Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping – Considering beekeeping, but want to learn more before you invest? Just bought your bees and equipment, now what? Have some experience in beekeeping but not quite confident in what you’re doing? Then this class is for you! Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Learn the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationships, and essential equipment & requirements. By the end of this class, you will be ready to work your own colony the first year and be able to help experienced beekeepers with their hives. Video series includes a main video and 3 show n tell videos.
Apprentice Beekeeper – This class has more details on honeybee biology, pests, diseases, economics, and management.
Journeyman Beekeeper – This class has more details on honeybee biology, combining/splitting hives, varroa mite biology, swarm catching, and economics. It is the last class you can take before entering the certification program.