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Beekeeper Training - 2 DVD Set

Beekeeper Training - 2 DVD Set
Beekeeper Training - 2 DVD Set Beekeeper Training - 2 DVD Set
Brand: Ohio State Beekeepers Association
Product Code: BK-101
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This 2 DVD set is comprised of 34 detailed training videos that address practical aspects of elementary beekeeping.  The video clips are short, 3-9 minutes in length, but provide concise information on the subject matter.  The videos may be used chronologically or independently.  Additionally, two slide presentations are provided as supplementary learning tools.

Hosted by:

Dr. Jim Tew, who served for more than 35 years as the State Specialist for The Ohio State University and is presently the State Extension beekeeping Specialist for Auburn University.

John Grafton, a life-long beekeeper who served as the Ohio Department of Agriculture State Apiarist for 34 years.

 

Video Segments

  • Assembling Hive Equipment (6:20)
  • Frame Assembly  (8:13)
  • Branding Wooden Equipment (3:39)
  • Lighting a Smoker (2:26)
  • Spring Bee Flight (2:19)
  • Spring Management Part 1 (5:35)
  • Spring Management Part 2 (6:52)
  • Spring Management Part 3 (5:35)
  • Spring Management Part 4 (7:26) (Feeding Bee Hives)
  • Correcting a Cross-Comb Colony (9:16)
  • Refurbishing Hive Equipment (5:40)
  • Evaluating a Queen’s Performance Part 1 (5:11) (Determining the need for a new queen)
  • Evaluating a Queen’s Performance Part 2 (5:53) (Stabilizing the weakened colony until a queen can be purchased.)
  • Evaluating a Queen’s Performance Part 3 (7:44) (Installing the new queen)
  • Evaluating A Queen’s Performance Part 4 (5:45) (Checking the new queen release procedure)
  • Package Bees Part 1 (5:14) (Preparing the hive and the queen)
  • Package Bees Part 2 (3:07) (Releasing the bees)
  • Hiving a Swarm (7:45) (From beneath the screen bottom board)
  • Hiving Three Swarms (5:45)  (Three swarms found in three different situations)
  • Laying Workers Part 1 (7:58) (How to combine it with another colony)
  • Laying Workers Part 2 (6:03) (Combining a laying worker colony with a queen-right nucleus colony)
  • A Quick View of a Propolis Forager (2:16)
  • Water Foragers (3:24)
  • Moving Two Bee Colonies (8:16)
  • An Introduction to Wintering Biology (3:10)
  • Basic Hive Equipment (7:08)
  • Feeders Part 1 (8:00)
  • Feeders Part 2 (6:09)
  • Hive Supers (6:35)
  • Preparing Colonies for Winter (3:53)
  • Protective Equipment (5:32)
  • Specialty Beehive Equipment (5:04)
  • Transferring Bees Part 1 (8:34)
  • Transferring Bees Part 2 (5:30)
  • Commercial Pollination (17:50)
  • The Dynamics of Pollination (12:45)  

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