2017 New Season Preparation Course

Description

A three evening course for those with a year’s practical beekeeping experience typically with a small young colony, and now preparing to manage a more mature and demanding hive and colony in their second year. It will also be of interest to those with longer experience wishing to use it as a refresher.

Course includes :-

  • Pest and Disease Awareness,
  • Hive Inspections throughout the new season,
  • Swarm prevention,
  • Foraging and Honey storage in the hive,
  • Honey extraction,
  • Uniting Colonies,
  • an overview of other produce from the hive, and late summer / early autumn supplementary feeding and treatments.

The course dates

  • Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017 – 19.30 to 22.00
  • Wednesday 1st March 2017 – 19.30 to 22.00
  • Wednesday 8th March 2017 – 19.30 to 22.00
  • Venue, Christchurch, Pear Tree Hall, WGC.
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