2019 Learn to Keep Bees – 4 Part Class – Mar 9, Apr 13, Jun 1, Aug 10


4-Part Learn to Keep Bees Class



4 Part Class That Takes You Through the Beekeeping Season

Ever thought about keeping bees? Like the idea of learning as you go throughout the season? Then this series of classes is right for you! We’ve divided up the content and set the schedule to provide beginning beekeepers the right information at the right time.

Class Dates and Content

  • Part 1 – Saturday March 9, 2019 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Covers elementary bee biology, an overview of the beekeeper’s year, choosing an apiary location, types of hive equipment, races of honeybees, buying bees and more.

  • Part 2 – Saturday April 13, 2019 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Covers package and nuc installation, early season care, how to inspect honeybee colonies and what to look for.

  • Part 3 – Saturday June 1, 2019 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Learn about mid-season care, pest and disease management, honey production and more.

  • Part 4 – Saturday August 10, 2019 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Learn about fall and early winter care, methods for improving overwintering success, winter inspections and what to look for.

Class Location:      Capital Bee Supply, 200 Commercial Drive, Columbus, WI 53925

TO REGISTER:  Add this product to your cart and provide your contact information at checkout.

If you would like to register an additional family member for a reduced rate of $50 please call to register rather than registering online.


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  • Last push to spring blooms
  • Feed sugar syrup (1:1) when over 50F
  • Add pollen patties to support brood production
  • Start planning for spring splits
  • Order additional equipment if necessary