Union County Beekeepers Host Bee School 101!
The Union County Beekeepers Association will be hosting Bee School 101 this Fall and in early 2019. Course A begins in October and runs through November. Course B begins in January of 2019 and runs through March of 2019.
This course will cover the following:
- Why honeybees are important
- Biology, physiology, & types of honey bees
- Feeding, transporting, & hive placement
- Types of hives, hive parts & accessories
- How to inspect a hive & honey harvesting
- Pollination and management of a hive throughout the different seasons. What to plant for bees!
- Startup cost and equipment needed to get started
The cost is $70 per Adult and $50 per Student and includes:
- Introduction to beekeeping book
- UCNCBA annual membership
- 11 classes of fun and learning!
- State beekeeping certification upon completion of the final exam*
- Free giveaways!
Sign up for the school to pay via PayPal, or register by mail! Include the following:
- Name(s), address, phone #
- Category – Adult and/or Student
- Checks can be made out to UCNCBA
*In order to take the certification exam, you will need to pay $15 NC member fee to the state and provide us with your NCSBA membership #.