BeeWeaver Stewardship Course

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$1 200.00
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Become the best beekeeper your can be! See and learn through the seasons with monthly workshops in the hives & classroom. Limited to 8 participants.

July – December 2022, 6 Course Dates, 1 time per month

9 am – 12 pm: Morning Session

12 pm – 1 pm: Lunch Break (lunch included in the course price)

1 pm – 4 pm: Afternoon Session

Total of 36 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction. Includes lunch and discounts in the store and at our vacation rentals.

$1200 per student, max of 8 students. Led by hyper experienced Texas Honey Queen, Marie Yanchak, and assisted by our beekeeping and honey packing staff.

Allowed 1 flex-day that can be made up in the following stewardship course.

July 28: Orientation day. General beekeeping, including summer feed ratio, dearth queen behavior

August 25: Mite damage (check Italian colonies), mite treatments, SHB, moths, causes of bee loss

September 29: Queen prep for the winter, general health of the hive, robbing prevention, fall queen production and drone population

October 27: Hive prep for winter, check feed stores population, combine hives as needed

November 17: Honey packing, products, infusions. How to feed bees in winter – why/how/when

December 15: Beeswax, balms and candles. Holiday craft and end of course celebration.

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