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Date:
March 31, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Time Details:
Register by March 27; Beekeeping Basics: March 31, 9am - 4pm; Field Day: April 1 or 2
Address:
A&M AgriLife Extension Office
3355 Cherry Ridge, Ste 208

San Antonio, TX 78230
Contact:
210-631-0400
Cost:
$65

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Beekeeping Basics with Texas AgriLife Extension

Friday, March 31, 2017

Interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start your own bee hives for pleasure, environmental stewardship or to enhance pollination? Learn more in this program for first-time beekeepers, presented by experienced beekeepers and entomologists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller!

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Bexar County Master Gardeners and local Texas Beekeepers, present a Beekeepers Basics program. This program is for anyone who is interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start your own bee hives for pleasure, environmental stewardship or to enhance pollination in your garden. This program is meant for first-time beekeepers, presented by experienced beekeepers and entomologists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! Click here for registration form.

During this course, we will cover the basics of bees and beekeeping, including: bee biology, beekeeping basics, laws and regulations of beekeeping, diseases and viruses of bees.

A hands-on field day to a beekeeper’s yard will be held April 1st or 2nd—two options for you to choose. This is where you will learn the most about beekeeping! Must sign a medical release waiver to participate. Bee suit provided.