Granville County Beginning Beekeeper Saturday Academy!

Granville County Beekeepers are offering a Saturday Academy, 3 Saturdays of Classes, on Feb. 16, March 9, and March 23, from 9AM-12:30PM. On Sunday, March 31 we will offer a review session and Certification Exam, from 2PM-5PM. There will be a Field Day, April 6, from 9AM-3PM -Location TBD.

Location for Saturday Classes & Exam:

Granville County Expo & Convention Center
4185 Us Highway 15, Oxford, North Carolina 27565
Cost: $95 per person or $125 for family
Cost includes one First Lessons in Beekeeping text book, Granville County Beekeepers Club membership, and one NC State Beekeepers Association membership.

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The schedule is as follows:
February 16: Granville Expo Center

Introduction to beekeeping, 9AM-10:30AM

Bee Anatomy, 10:45AM-11:30AM

Bees as social insects 11:45AM- 12:30PM

March 9: Granville Expo Center

Beekeeping equipment & Getting started – 9AM- 10:30AM

Plants for Bees in NC 10:45AM- 11:30AM

Products of the hive 11:45AM-12:30PM

March 23: Granville Expo Center

Diseases, Pests, and Treatments 9AM-10:30AM

Varrora mites 10:45AM– 11:30AM

Seasonal Management 11:45AM- 12:30PM

March 31: Granville Expo Center

Exam Review and Written Certification Exam 2PM – 5PM

April 6 : Location TBD

Field Day & Equipment build day 9AM – 3PM