BCBA to hold its annual short course for new beekeepers


The Blount County Beekeepers Association’s annual short course for new beekeepers will be held in February.

The short course will be Monday, Feb. 9, and Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Blount County Library.

Short course schedule

February 9, 2015

Welcome and Announcements

Welcome to new Beekeepers: Dennis Barry

So you want to be a Beekeeper; Charlie Parton

Break

Door Prize Drawing

Experience of 1st year beekeeper: Rita Scruggs

Beekeeping Equipment: Charlie Parton

February 10, 2015

Welcome and Announcements:

Protective Equipment: Dennis Barry

New Beekeeper experiences

Where to get Bees: Steve Adair

Door Prize Drawing:

Setting up an Apiary: Jim Stovall

Question and Answer

 

If you have questions about what your bees are doing this time of year, the next BCBA meeting would be a great place to get some answers.

As always, our meetings are free and open to the public. Invite a friend to come along with you. Even if the friend isn’t interested in becoming a beekeeper, we always have lively, friendly discussions about what we should be doing with our bees.

 

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