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CVBA Beginning Beekeeping Class

March 2, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Central Valley Beekeepers Association announces its annual Introductory Beekeeping Class.

The Introduction to Beekeeping class provides an in depth overview of beekeeping practices. The class will be held on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 from 9 AM to 4 PM.

The all-day class provides in-depth information for beginning beekeepers, and includes a live demonstration, showing how to open and examine a hive.

Contact us to be added to the mailing list to be notified when the Spring class is open for enrollment.

Course Topics:

      • The Colony
          • Basic bee biology, hive activities

      • Products of the Hive
          • Honey, wax, pollen and propolis

      • Apiary Locations & Pollination

      • Beekeeping Equipment

      • Obtaining Bees
          • Swarms, nucs, full colonies

      • Seasonal Management of Honey Bee Colonies

      • Pests, Predators, and Diseases
          • Nosema, Varroa and Tracheal mites, American

          • Foulbrood, Chalkbrood, wax moth, ants

      • In-hive Demonstration

      • Harvesting Honey

      • Tips for Aspiring Beekeepers

    History & Importance of Bees


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    March 2, 2024
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    Fresno County Farm Bureau
    1274 W Hedges Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93728
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