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Beekeeping for Beginners
date: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 11:00 PM to Mon, Mar 25, 2013 10:59 PM
on days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
location: Dobson, NC 27017
For reservations please call the Surry County Extension Office at 336-401-8025.
cost: $35 Registration includes book and class room instructions; additional family member without book $25; children 16 and younger free with registered adult; additional book $10 if available
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Surry County Beekeepers will be presenting a 5 week Bee School for beginning beekeepers. Classes will include:

         - Introduction to Beekeeping

         - The colony, organization, and life cycle of the honeybee

         - Equipment needed to get started

         - How to assemble equipment

         - Seasonal hive management of the colonies

         - Pests and diseases of the bees

         - Harvesting and processing honey and other hive products

         - A field day to work with the bees

         - Refreshments provided 

         - Mentors assigned upon request