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Basic Beekeeping

When:

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:

Rolla Public Library
900 North Pine Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The University of Missouri Phelps County Extension will hold a basic beekeeping class Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Rolla Public Library, 900 North Pine Street, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. Cost is $10 to cover class handouts. The class will include a short history of beekeeping; basics about bees; the parts of a bee hive, review of what a beekeeper should do their first year of beekeeping and time for questions. The class will be taught by Phelps County Advanced Master Gardener Charlotte Wiggins, Missouri State Beekeeping Association secretary. The purpose of this class is to help those interested in beekeeping become familiar with bees, beekeeping equipment and the basics of what it takes to be a successful beekeeper the first year of keeping bees. Master gardeners and Master Naturalists attending will receive 3 hours of advanced training credit towards their annual certification.

Session topic:

The class will include a short history of beekeeping; basics about bees; the parts of a bee hive, review of what a beekeeper should do their first year of beekeeping and time for questions.

Registration:

To register, please contact University of Missouri’s Phelps County Extension office at 573-458-6260 or email Fahertyl@missouri.edu by Friday, May 2, 2014 or visit http://extension.missouri.edu/phelps. For more information, contact Charlotte at chargardens@gmail.com.

Registration
deadline:

5/2/2014

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260

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