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Bee-ginner's Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture

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Synopsis: This two and a half-day program covers the basics of apiculture by providing comprehensive information and hands-on experience to help students start, maintain and care for a honey bee colony.
Start Time: Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:00 AM
End Time: Saturday, September 23, 2017 4:00 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Rutgers EcoComplex
City, State, Country: Bordentown, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ae0401ca.html
Contact Name: Joe Canzano
Contact Email: canzano@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7317
Additional Information:

This apiculture course includes hands-on 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!

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!
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families