This 2 day course is for current beekeepers and beginning beekeepers. We will cover basic bee biology and beehive behavior entering fall and winter, fall hive management, preparing hives for winter survival, honey harvesting, feeding, mite management, and spring hive survival and hive management.
Each session will incorporate classroom instruction and demonstration as well as hive visits at the USU Extension Wheeler Farm apiary. (Bring beekeeping suits and gloves.)
Instructors include beekeeping experts from USU Extension faculty, WBA beekeepers, Bee Inspectors and community experts.
Wednesday, August 24, 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, September 17, 9:00am-1:00pm
Location: Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 South 900 East, Murray, UT 84121
* To register for the class online, please go to: eventbrite
For current WBA members, tuition is $50 for one person and $70 for two people registering for the class together.
For non-WBA members, tuition is $80 for one person and $100 for two people registering for the class together.
Non-member registration includes an annual Wasatch Beekeepers Association membership (a $20 value). Registration cost covers materials needed for the course and information and resources to take home.