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New Beekeepers Field Day April 28th


Blount County Beekeeper Association will Sponsor a Field Day for New Beekeepers

At Charlie Parton’s farm Saturday April 28th at 10:00 am

1768 East Brown School Rd. Maryville

There will be a sign at the driveway (Beekeepers Field Day)

Bring Safety Equipment: veil, gloves and long sleeves 

Guided by an experienced beekeeper you will learn 

  1. Proper way to open a hive and remove frames
  2. To identify eggs, larva, capped brood, pollen and honey
  3. Identify queen, workers and drones

 

After a light lunch anyone who wishes will be able to tour the Honey House. There will be time to ask questions or just hang around and talk. We hope it will be a good experience for all.

Rain date Saturday May 5th

Charlie Parton 865-776-1875

Chuck Davis President BCBA 566-3690

 

 

 

 

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