Forsyth County Beekeepers Association’s 2017 Bee School

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Here is your chance to attend Bee School!

The classroom portion will meet from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Center. The course will be instructed by experienced Beekeepers from our Association.

Saturday 1
Introduction; Mentors, And Purchasing Hives, Equipment, Bees
 Arnott & Talbert
Saturday 2
Honey Bee Biology
 Dr. Marterre
Saturday 3
Examining Colonies and Spring Management
Saturday 4
Bee Stings; Summer, Fall, and Winter Management
Saturday 5 03-18-17 Diseases, Predators, and Pesticides Dr. Marterre
TBD Practical Exam – Hands on in your Mentors Bee Yard. Assigned Mentor will schedule weather permitting
Assigned Mentor
Saturday Final Exam
Certified Written Exam (optional)  Styers

Annual FCBA membership is required @ $10. The cost of the course is $50 per person which covers the cost of books and helps fund our association’s mission to promote good beekeeping practices and continuing education for interested beekeepers. If family’s want to share books, a non textbook registration is available for $35. Registration is requested before February 11th or a $10 Late Registration fee will be charged.

Please register/pay on their web site:

The mission of the Forsyth County Beekeepers Association of NC (FCBA) is to promote honey bees and healthy beekeeping practices in our county. We aim to train beekeepers in practical, successful, and responsible beekeeping practices and foster closer relationships amongst beekeepers.