The Pickens County Extension Service and local beekeepers (Randy Tudor and BJ Weeks) are hosting a 5 week course on beekeeping for beginning beekeepers. The course will cover starting beekeeping, building equipment, understanding bee pests, medications, strategies for keeping bees, producing and extracting honey. A strong emphasis will be on understanding the bees and processes involved. The class will finish with a daytime hands-on workshop in the bees. This is a class for beginners who wish to understand and start keeping honeybees. This is an annual event started in 1997.
Place: Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, 500 Stegall Drive Jasper, GA 30143
Date: January 5-February 9, 2017
Time: Thursdays, 6:30-9:00pm
Cost: $65 per person – $100 with spouse or child
Preregistration: Class often fills up in November-Preregister to be in the class
Instructors: BJ Weeks and Randy Tudor
For more information and how to sign up for this course, click here: Practical Beekeeping Registration -2017