Synopsis: This online class is designed to provide information that new beekeepers need to start and care for a honey bee colony. Participants can complete the course content (which will take approximately 14-15 hours) at their own pace anytime during the period the course is open.
Start Time: Monday, May 3, 2021 12:00 AM
End Time: Monday, May 17, 2021 11:45 PM
Location: Off-Campus Location/S
Address:
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Online
City, State, Country: NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ae0401wc.html
Contact Name: Pamela Springard-Mayer
Contact Email: pspring@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7463
Additional Information:

In this course, participants will be introduced to bee biology and management. Participants will also learn how to assemble hives, open and examine colonies, and see how honey and beeswax are harvested.

Course topics include:

  • Bee Biology
  • Bees in an Urban Setting
  • Disease and Mite Prevention
  • Hive Assembly and Management
  • Honey Extraction
  • Queen Bee Purchasing
  • And Much More!

This apiculture course includes training on a number of important topics related to beekeeping, including assembling hives and opening and examining colonies. From disease and mite prevention and hive management to honey production, this class will cover everything you need to know to further your hobby or get your business off the ground!

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public