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BEGINNERS’ MAIN COURSE – Summer management.

July 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

More on integrated pest management, monitoring varroa numbers by mite drop & drone uncapping.  Virus disease & varroa.

Routine seasonal tasks: supering, checking for queen cells, eggs, etc.

Introduction to queen raising, use of nuclei. Drones and bee breeding.

Uniting colonies, introducing queens.

Practise handling bees.

Question & Answer session

Tutors;   KO, CS, HH, MW

 


 

Wet Weather sessions which can be used at any time of the year when required;

 

(W1)    Buying new equipment in the flat & making up.  Wax foundation.

 

(W2)    Maintenance of old equipment, sterilization, treatment with preservatives.

 

(W3)    Extraction of honey, bottling and preparation for sale. Storage.

 

Details

Date:
July 2, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Keith Obbard

Venue

Cherry Gardens Farm
Cherry Gardens Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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