Health and Hive Management—Part III—Spring and Summer Beekeeping

Hands-on guidance in beekeeping tasks through the spring and summer months, from swarm catching and growing the apiary to heath checks, expansion, wax management, and more. This is the third class in our four-part series on basic beekeeping and is intended as a continuation of Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping.Topics covered include:

  • Expansion in the hive
  • Swarming—How to catch and work with swarms
  • Understanding health of the honeybee hive
  • Dealing with pests
  • Using a debris try
  • Beekeeping Tasks from May to August
  • Hands-on work with the bees—weather permitting
Additional Event Info
Image: 
Honeybees
Event Details
Region: 
East Coast
Type: 
Conference
Workshop
Class
Community Event
Location: 
Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary Floyd , VA
Date: 
Sat, 05/11/2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm