WHAT IS THE BEGINNER BEEKEEPING SHORT COURSE:

Learn about our most important pollinators

Blackwater Beekeepers Association is pleased to offer a Beginner Beekeeping Short Course. This six-week course is appropriate for anyone interested in beekeeping. Classes will begin in January 2024, allowing adequate time for new hives to be established in the spring. Upon successful completion, participants will be eligible to receive an S.C. Certified Beekeeper certificate from the S.C. Beekeeper’s Association.

INSTRUCTORS: 

Local & State Members

LEARN ABOUT:

  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Selecting an Apiary Site
  • Hive Components and Setup
  • Acquiring and Installing Bees
  • Hive Management
  • Disease and Pests
  • Swarm Control
  • Harvesting and Selling Honey

LOCATION: 

Clemson Extension Office
1949 Industrial Park Road, #179
Conway SC 29526

FEE: 

  • $80 *Covers study materials

DATES:

Tuesday evenings, Jan 16th – Feb 20th, 2024.

TIMES: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Field Practical: Saturday, tbd

REGISTRATION:

Online at blackwaterbeekeepers.org
or call Rick Pierce: at 843.241.3528 or Tom Cook: at 843.855.4461

The Short Course is now full! Please keep an eye out for our next one. Thank you.

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