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An Advanced Beekeeping Day

An Advanced Beekeeping Day

An Advanced Beekeeping Day

 

         

 

A Saturday Course

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For those with 2 or more years experience wishing to keep their bees healthy and content by understanding their requirements and behaviour.  Including important manipulations such as finding the queen, requeening, shook swarms, basic queen rearing, collecting, preventing and control of swarms.  Managing the honey crop and how to recognise, prevent and deal with diseases, pests and other problems which may arise.

   
         
         
         

 

Course Programme: 
1 day: 9.30am - 4.30pm

 

What To Expect:

 
 

 

1. Bee Biology and behaviour

 

2. Nutritional and space requirements

 

3. Hive products and regulations

 

4. Inspections and what to look for

 

5. Managing Honey Bee Colonies

 

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6. Important Manipulations

 

7. Bee Health, Disease And Problems - How To Recognise And Treat Them

 

 

An informal day spent with others with a basic understanding of beekeeping. A wealth of information from a highly experienced beekeeper and a chance to progress your knowledge and understanding, along with a useful pack of course notes to take away.

Where the bees and weather allow, this course will include an inspection of a bee hive.

Lunch will be provided, including tea, coffee, water, and a 'honey-themed' cake.

Parking is available at the entrance to our farm and our training room is just short walk down our track.

Please arrive at 9.15 for a prompt 9.30am start

 

What To Bring:

Just bring yourself, confirmation of your booking, a notebook and any questions you may have, along with a beesuit, gloves and wellies (please contact us in advance if you need to borrow any items).

If you have any dietary requirements please let us know in advance.

 
         
         
 

Course Tutor:
Amanda Millar

 

Amanda Millar

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Amanda is a professional ecologist who has been keeping up to 25 colonies of bees for about fifteen years. During that time she has attained British Beekeepers' Association theory modules 1 to 7 with credits and distinctions and the Intermediate certificate. On the practical side she has the Basic Assessment and the General Husbandry Certificate making her a 'Qualified Beekeeper'. She has also won prizes at the National Honey Show for honey and other products.

         

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