Beekeeping course coming in January in Chattooga
Have you ever thought of becoming a beekeeper?
Learn about this fulfilling and rewarding hobby. It is easier than you may think, and more rewarding than you might imagine.
The Chattooga County Beekeepers will present an “Introduction to Beekeeping” seminar on Saturday, January 12, 2019.
The seminar will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Agriculture Building located at 32 Middle School Road, Summerville, Ga., 30747 just off Highway 100.
This introduction to the fascinating art and science of beekeeping teaches you how to get started.
Beginning with an overview of beekeeping, you will learn about honey bee biology, equipment and hive tools, starting with nucs (nucleus hives) vs. packages, honeybee package installation, products of the hive, and challenges faced during the first year in the management of hives.
The Chattooga County Club members will be on hand to help with any questions about entering Beekeeping this spring.
Price for admission is $35 per person, and lunch is included.
Pre-registration payment in full is required by Jan. 9, 2019.
Call Randy Rolen 423-304-2714 to pre-register. No registrations taken the day of seminar.
Checks should be mailed to Rebecca Thomas, Chattooga Co. Extension Agent, 40 Middle School Road, Summerville, Ga., 30747.