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(A Workshop for Those Looking to Become Beekeepers in 2019)

Three Rivers Beekeepers is offering a Beginning Beekeeping Workshop on January 25th and 26th (Friday 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm and Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).  Come learn about the fascinating honey bee and how to manage them and their home, the beehive.

This class, taught by experienced beekeepers, will prepare you to keep and care for bees. Lunch and refreshments are provided on Saturday.

You’ll also be invited to join Three Rivers Beekeepers, at no charge, for continuing education and mentoring.

The classes will cover the following topics:

  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Basics of the Hive
  • Basic Beekeeping Equipment
  • Purchasing and Assembling Hive Equipment
  • Obtaining and Installing Honey Bees
  • Inspecting and Managing the Hives
  • Solving Common Beekeeping Problems
  • Preparing Your Hives for Honey Collection

WHEN:   Friday, January 25 (6 pm – 9:30 pm), and Saturday, January 26 (9am – 6pm).

WHERE:  University of Missouri Extension Center at 260 Brown Rd. in St. Peters, MO 63376

HOW:  Register online

HOW MUCH: $75.00 per person (Saturday Lunch Included).

Seating is limited, so please fill out the form below to reserve your spot right away!

Beginning Beekeeping Workshop January 2019

For more information, call Eugene Makovec at 314-703-7650