Bee-ginner's Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University (Monday, May 2-23, 2022)

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Participants can complete the course content (which will take approximately 16-17 hours) at their own pace anytime during the period the course is open, which is May 2-23, 2022. There is an optional live Q & A session with the instructors on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 during which you can ask questions about the course content.

Course topics include:

  • Bee Biology
  • Bees in an Urban Setting
  • Disease and Mite Prevention
  • Hive Assembly and Management
  • Honey Extraction
  • Queen Bee Purchasing, and much more!

The registration fee is $300.00; NJ/PA Beekeepers Association Discount Fee: $275; Master Gardeners Discount Fee: $275

The course is taught by Mike Haberland, Associate Professor and County Environmental Agent with Rutgers University Cooperative Extension.

More information is available at the following link: https://cpe.rutgers.edu/beekeeping/beginners-beekeeping

If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Springard-Mayer at (848) 932-7463.