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Your First Year Beekeeping

Date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presenter(s): 
Dr. Jeff Harris, Assistant Research Professor, Apiculturist, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology
Contact Name: 
Connie Templeton
Contact Phone: 
(662) 325-8643

Description

This presentation will provide guidance and how to start a colony of honey bees in the spring and properly care for it to give it the best chance of surviving its first winter. Topics include: installing nucs or packages of bees; feeding bees to draw wax combs; treating for varroa mites; and getting ready for winter.

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