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BeeMaster Program

The Tennessee Beekeeping Program is an educational beekeeping school.


All that is required of you to attend is curiosity, ambition to become a beekeeper and pre-registration.

The Hobbyist Level is an entry level class designed to provide information on how to become and succeed as a beekeeper.

Find out what you need to do to get started in beekeeping.

Learn about different types of equipment.

Build a Frame.

Learn about diseases and pests.

The class also provides an update on pest control and new management strategies.

Learn from other beekeepers.

Spend a day in the apiary with John Skinner for a hands-on experience.

You should bee there!


Disclaimer: thought processes may be required.