2017 CLASS IS CLOSED please check back for information on the 2018 class
Southern Tier Beekeepers Association “Intermediate” Beekeeper Class.
Place: Cornell Cooperative Extension auditorium
Time and Date: February 18th, 2017 Registration at 8:30am, Class begins at 9:00am and runs until 1:00pm
Cost: $30 at the door or online
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Bring: a snack, a drink and your questions.
Your bees made it through their first winter, now what do you do to keep them healthy?
How do you increase your apiary size or increase your honey harvest?
There is no shortage of advice on the "web" but what really works for beekeepers in our area?
This class is for second year+ beekeepers. It will overview year-round hive maintenance
tasks, hive ‘increase’ techniques, queen management, swarm reduction and
trapping, honey collection and extraction, Varroa management and disease
Our speakers include local “sideliner” market beekeepers and successful hobbyists from the STBA. They will share a variety of techniques that work for them and their bees in the Southern Tier of NY.More information?