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Keeping Honey Bees (Summer 2022)

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Sa Su9:00AM-12:00PMZOOM/OFF-SITES. Schmidt
Saturday, July 30, 2022 to Sunday, July 31, 2022
This is an overview course conducted online (via Zoom) is intended to give the learner material that will help them to understand the nature of honey bees, how they fit into the ecosystem and agriculture, their nature and care. Class will cover best practices in beekeeping, honey bee care requirements, bee anatomy and physiology, equipment, disease and pest management, as well as harvesting honey. The text used is “Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees”, 2nd edition, by authors Malcolm T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney. The text can be purchased from Amazon for approximately $20.
  • Hybrid Classes: This course will run in hybrid format with some course content delivered in person and some online. Specific schedules will be sent out to students on what sessions to attend prior to the class starting. Information about Web-based classes and required orientations can be found at
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