HERKIMER, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County presents: Healthy Bees and You! An Introduction to Beekeeping workshop will be presented by Garet Livermore, Executive Director, Master Gardener Coordinator, CCE Herkimer Co., and 30-year Beekeeper, on March 13, 2021 10-11:30 am, via Zoom.
Interested in the history and science of beekeeping? Considering making the commitment to starting your own apiary this year? This workshop introduces you to basic beekeeping and is designed for the absolute beginner with no prior knowledge. The session includes information on bee biology, products of the hive, basic beekeeping practices and planning. Also discussed will be print and on-line resources to continue your learning about beekeeping.
The topics covered include:
- Honey bee biology
- Historical beekeeping practices
- Setting up an apiary
- Beekeeping through the year
- Products of the hive
This Zoom-based class is free, but participants must register at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/healthybees_243 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For more information, call Garet Livermore at (315) 866-7920 or email GDL56@cornell.edu
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County
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