The Northwest Ohio Beekeepers association will be giving a beginning beekeeping workshop January 19th at the OSU campus in Lima, Ohio.
This workshop is designed for people who would like to get started in beekeeping, those who have had previous beekeeping experience and want to get back into beekeeping, or those who just want to know more before taking the plunge.
Topics covered will include basic honeybee biology, races of bees, package bees versus nucs and where to get bees, how to start a hive, new and used equipment, keeping bees in a residential setting, feeding, inspections, swarm control, disease and pest management, producing honey and other hive products and overwintering. Information on package bee, nuc and equipment vendors will be available at the workshop.
When: February 19st from 8:30AM to 4PM
Cost: $25 – Includes book and one year membership to the association.
More details can be viewed here: 2011 Beekeeping Workshop