Lessons In Beekeeping

For The Beginner

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Our experienced instructors will teach you all the essential skills needed to be a successful beekeeper.

  • History of Beekeeping
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Beekeeping Equipment/Hive Components
  • Diseases and Pests
  • Routine and Seasonal Management
  • Products of the Hive

Cost is $60 per person, students under 18 years $20, includes:

  • 7 nights of classroom training/lectures
  • 2 hands-on field days that cover in-hive skills discussed in the classroom
  • Course literature
  • 1 year membership dues for Davidson County Beekeepers Association (DCBA) and NC State Beekeepers Association
  • Enrollment in DCBA mentor program – considered by many to be the best in the state!
  • Certificate of Completion

Classes will be held at the NC Co-operative Extension building, 301 E. Center St., Lexington 27292 on Monday nights from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Class dates: January 27, February 10, 24, March 9, 23, 30, April 6

Field Days will be on Saturdays in April – dates and locations TBD.

Reserve your seat by emailing davidsonncba@gmail.com or call the Co-operative Extension at (336) 242-2080.