Beginning Beekeepers – Apiary Education

The Best Way to Start Beekeeping Is By Taking a Class
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Beginning Beekeepers – Apiary Education

Presented by the Monadnock Beekeepers Association

March 18 Instructors: Nancy Frye & Sean Driscoll Location: NH Honey Bee
 
  • Meet & Greet - Overview
  • Reading Suggestions – Beekeeping for Dummies
  • Field trip to NH Honeybee & Equipment Review
  • Building Frames & Smoker Suggestions
April 15 Instructors: Rick Church & John Snowdon Location: Westmorland, NH
 
  • Sharing Time – Review & Q and A
  • NUC & Package Installation
  • Feeding & Expectations
May 20 Instructors: Jodi Turner & Wes Enman Location: Stonewall Farm, Keene, NH
 
  • Sharing Time & Spring Management
  • Hive Inspection Checklist
  • Swarms & Absconding
June 11 Instructors: Deb Abbot & Melissa Stephenson Location: Harrisville, NH
 
  • Sharing Time & Summer Management
  • Nucs & Splits
  • Varroa Mites -- Mite Checks
  • Dearth Preparation
July 16 Instructors: Robert & Gloria Leustek Location: Winchester, NH
 
  • Sharing Time -- Dearth Activities
  • Splits -- Wintering Over
  • Extracting & Medications
August 19 Instructors: TBD Location: Stonewall Farm, Keene, NH
 
  • Mouse Guards & Robbing Prevention
  • Preparing for Fall and Winter Management