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Backyard Beekeeping Introduction - 1 day course 8th April 2017 (Varroville NSW Australia)


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Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping

This Backyard Beekeeping one day course will enable participants to participate: In the fascinating Work Shop covering Fundamentals of Beekeeping
o Identify the parts of a hive
o Identify the types of bees found in a colony
o Law & regulations of keeping bees
o Bee Products
o Diseases & pests affecting bees
o Langstroth hive set up, costs & techniques
o Discover alternative beekeeping techniques
o Estimate costs of setting up a hive
o Understand bee food
o Find bee clubs & suppliers
At the apiary (Weather permitting)
o Setting up a Hive
o Consider WOH&S & PPE
o Light a Smoker
o Open up a hive & Identify what they see
o Harvest honey
In the Hands-On Honey Room
o Understand basic food handling hygiene
o Choose between basic methods of honey extraction
o Assist with honey filling & storage
The Beekeeper Selection® course is a affordable, Quality Educational Workshop with theory & practical components in preparation to becoming a Backyard Beekeeper. Your instructor will be Ralph Skerra
Course Fee: A$150 / participant
Location: Varroville NSW 2566 weather permitting
Time: 8:00 am Start to 4:00 pm finish
Participants to bring: □long sleeved clothing - PPE provided □Drinking Water in bottle □Note Book and Pen □Food or Drinks
Contact: E mail: beekeeperselection@gmail.com
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