Instructors often request students to prep for the class by completing selected readings and/or viewing videos. You have and will invested valuable time and dollars by enrolling in and attending this class. Get the most for your investment and complete the recommended work prior to class… your bees will appreciate it!
All reading is from The Backyard BeeKeeper 4th Edition, unless otherwise indicated.
|Date||Module Name||Instructor Name||Recommended |
|Jan 14||An Intro to Bee Keeping, How to get the most out of Bee School||Kim Bailey||Beginning Beekeeping|
Why the Bees are Disappearing
|The History of Beekeeping||Gary German||1 History of Bee Keeping Jan 2019|
|Jan 21||Bee Biology and the super organism||Jeanette Klopchin||Chapter 2 (starts page 75)||Biology of the Honeybee||Hendersonville BA 2019|
Honey Bees as Superorganisms
|Jan 28||Terminology and Parts of the Hive||Lee Wicker||Pages 32-74||Bee School Presentation January 2019|
|Getting Started with Bees||Chris Aamodt||pages 64-65, 116-122||Installing a Nuc|
Installing a Package
|Feb 4||Summer, Fall and winter Management||Scott Davis|
|Feb 11||Swarm Managment||Burton Beasly||Swarm Control|
|Bear Fences||Ricky Manning|
|Feb 18||Diseases and Parasites of the hive||Lewis Cauble||128-135,168-174||Lewis Cauble edit|
|Feb 25||Most Frequent Problems for a New Beekeeper|
● Review of some key points covered in class.
● Lessons from their beginner beekeeper experiences.