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Bee-ginner's Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture

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Synopsis: This class is designed to provide information that new beekeepers need to start and care for a honey bee colony. The third day of class (10/13) ends at 12:00pm.
Start Time: Thursday, October 11, 2018 9:00 AM
End Time: Saturday, October 13, 2018 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:
Contact Name: Joe Canzano
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7317
Additional Information:

In the first two days, participants will be introduced to bee biology and management. Participants will also have hands-on sessions, 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!
Target Audience: Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public