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2013 Craven/Pamlico Beekeepers School

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Beekeeping School 2013

Where:    Craven County Agricultural Center

When:     September 7, 14 & 21

Cost:       $25 (Includes a manual, lunches & vendor supply catalogs.)

Register: (252)633-1477 or email Allana Ross


This course is sanctioned by the North Carolina Beekeepers Association (NCSBA).  Course participants have the opportunity to become NCSBA Certified Beekeepers, which is the first certification in the Master Beekeeping Program.  Testing for NCSBA Certification will be on September 21, 2013 and is available to all course participants who are NCSBA members.  NCSBA annual membership is $15 and is payable through CPBA at the time of course enrollment.



School Itinerary -  September 7, 2012

Time

Activity

Leader

8:00 - 8:30

Registration, Pick Up Materials & Coffee

Allana Ross

8:30 - 9:00

Welcome & Orientation

Janet Doughty

9:00 - 10:00

History of Beekeeping:  Lesson 1

Janet Doughty

10:00 - 10:15

Break

 

10:15 - 12:00

Bee Anatomy:  Lessons 5 & 6

Janet Doughty

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch

Club Members

12:45 - 2:30

Bee Diseases, Pests and Treatments:  Lesson 12

Daniel Simpson

2:30 - 2:45

Break

 

2:45 - 4:30

Spring & Fall Hive Management:  Lessons 9 & 10

Daniel Simpson

 

Adjourn

 

Homework:  Read through the manual provided.  If possible review resources from NCSU at http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/entomology/apiculture/mbp.html


School Itinerary -  September 21, 2012

Time

Activity

Leader

8:15 - 8:30

Sign In & Coffee

Allana Ross

8:30 - 8:45

CPBA Housekeeping


8:45 - 10:15

Hive Site Selection, Components of the Modern

 Bee Hive, Hive Tools & Equipment:  Lessons 3 & 4

Craig Foskit, Apiarist

10:15 - 10:30

Break

 

10:30 - 12:00

Feeding Bees & Honey Extraction:  Lesson 11

Harry Strand

12:00-12:45

Lunch

Club Members

12:45-1:15

Good Neighbor Rules /Ordinances:  Lesson 5 & App I

Harry Strand

1:15 – 2:00

Master Beekeeping Program

Harry Strand

2:00-2:30

Break

 

2:30-3:30

Review, Q & A

Instructors & Members

 

Adjourn

 

Homework:  Prepare for test and practicum by reviewing manual and notes. 


School Itinerary -  September 22, 2012

Time

Activity

Leader

8:15 – 8:30

Sign in

John Savage

8:30-9:00

Review, Q & A               

Instructors & Members

9:00-10:30

Written Test                   

Janet Doughty

10:30-10:45

Break

 

10:45-12:00

Bee Yard Practicum       

Adjourn


Club Members          


 
                   
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