The Blount County Beekeepers Association will be hosting an inspectors class put on by State Apiarist Mike Studer. The class will be on 2 consecutive evenings, February 26th and 27th from 5 pm to 9 pm at the Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive.

A $10 fee will be charged for participants to cover the expense of the meeting room. The requirements to take the class are to have been beekeeping for at least 5 years, and to have preferably taken the TN Basic Master Beekeeping course from John Skinner with UT extension. The class will be limited to 20 attendees.

Participants who successfully complete the course will be qualified to work with the state association inspectors grants programs for the state of Tennessee.

If you would like to register and reserve your spot in the class, please contact Stacey Adair at, or by text/phone 1-865-254-2500. Spots will be reserved on a first come first serve basis.