This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk. Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Local Bee Classes

Beekeeping Classes in Metro Area


Beekeeping in Northern Climates Year 1 (Getting Started in Beekeeping)

Interested in becoming a beekeeper? Dr. Marla Spivak and Gary Reuter from the University of Minnesota Bee Lab will help you get started in beekeeping. If you have had no prior experience keeping bees in our cold climate, Beekeeping in Northern Climates, Year 1 will teach you everything you need to know for a successful first year.
When: February 27, 2016
Where: University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

Backyard Beekeeping
Backyard Beekeeping at Century College (Northeast Metro)
Beekeeping is a fascinating and rewarding hobby. This class will prepare you for your beekeeping hobby in early spring. All basics of beekeeping will be covered including:
  • Hives and equipment
  • Honeybee society and biology
  • Hive products and marketing
  • Diseases, parasites, pests
  • Seasonal management
If you have ever been interested in keeping bees, this is your opportunity to learn from a certified Master Beekeeper.

Class ID: 41305 1
Class Fee: $125.00
Schedule Information:
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(No class on 3/17/2016)
DatesClass DaysTimesLocationInstructor(s)
2/11/2016-4/7/2016Weekly - Thu6:30 PM - 8:30 PMWhite Bear Lake, Century East Campus  Map, Room: 2313 Robert Sitko 
 Registration Closes On: February 11, 2016 12:00 AM