The Tennessee Beekeeping Program is an educational beekeeping school.
BEEMASTER 2014 BEGINNER CLASS SCHEDULE AND REGISTRATION IS POSTED.
The schedule and registion is online at UTIA's eMarketplace.
Download the complete schedule at this link
Details: Hobbiest Beemaster
Tennessee Valley Electric Coop (TVEC), 590 Florence Rd Savannah, Tn
3/6 6:30pm-9:30pm; 3/7 9am-5pm; 3/8 9am-5pm
Hyder Burks Pavillion, 2390 Gainesboro Grade, Cookeville, Tn
3/27 6:30pm-9:30pm; 3/28 9am-5pm; 3/29 9am-5pm
Franklin County Extension Office, 406 Joyce Lane, Winchester, Tn 37398
4/3 6:30pm-9:30pm; 4/4 9am-5pm; 4/5 9am-5pm
Knoxville UT Ag Campus, Plant Biotech Bldg Rm 156/157
4/21 7pm-9:30pm; 4/22 7pm-9;30pm; 5/24 7pm-9:30pm; 4/25 7pm-9:30pm; 4/26 9am-5PM
Mountain City, Tn
Johnson County Health Dept. 715 W. Main St, Mountain City, Tn
5/15 6:30pm-9:30pm; 5/16 9am-5pm; 5/17 9am-5pm
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.