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British Beekeepers Association
20th March 2017

Introduction to keeping honeybees - Dengie 100 & Maldon Beekeepers' Association - March

Venue - Malldon, CM9 6QX Duration - Six evenings Date - 20th March 2017

2017 An introduction to beekeeping course 

Six Monday evenings from 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr and 24 Apr inclusive
From 7pm to 10pm.
A comprehensive course covering all you will need to know to get you start keeping honeybees confidently. You will receive weekly notes and a copy of the BBKA Guide to Beekeeping by Davis & Callum-Kenyon (2nd Edition).
The course also includes 1 full day of practical teaching scheduled for 4th June from 11-1pm and 2pm-4pm.
The course includes:
Our programme includes the following:

general information on what the honey bee is
importance of beekeeping
keeping bees
equipment
the colony
the wasps nest
the bees nest
History of beekeeping
Hives
Beekeeping year
Queen rearing
Swarms
pollination
products of the hive
selling honey
bee health and hygiene
pests and diseases
getting started

Cost - £85

Please book early

Booking Phone - 07979 862952

Booking Email - training@dmbka.org.uk