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The Basics of Beekeeping

For new beekeepers looking to get through their first season of beekeeping.

 

What you'll get:

  • Learn the seasonal cycle of beekeeping
  • Learn how to navigate common pit falls that could cost you or the bees 
  • Receive 3 valuable resources packs free! Sent to you during the course
  • FREE SMOKER INCLUDED WITH PURCHASE *limited time offer
  • "Hiveworld Hands-On 2022" [INCLUDED FREE WITH PURCHASE] 

 

16 modules cover the most comprehensive curriculum of all beekeeping courses, and it's available for a lifetime.

Course Syllabus:

  1. Beekeeping General Requirements
    1. Regulation
    2. By-Laws
    3. Provincial and Federal Government Interest
  2. Your Geo Location
    1. How This Effects Your Beekeeping Experience
    2. Land Use
    3. Climate Region
  3. Bee Biology Overview
    1. Queens
    2. Drones
    3. Workers
  4. Hives
    1. What They Are
    2. Which Ones to Use
    3. How They Work
  5. Safety
    1. The Smoker
    2. Protective Clothing
    3. Being a Good Neighbour
  6. Before Your Bees Arrive
    1. Hive Location
    2. Equipment
    3. Package Bees and Nucs Explained
  7. Early Spring
    1. Management
    2. First Review: Pests & Disease
    3. Following the Weather
  8. Main Spring Flow
    1. Forage Sources
    2. Feeding Supplements
    3. Installing New Bees
  9. Hive Checks
    1. How To
    2. Signs of Good Health
    3. Signs of Bad Health
  10. Swarming
    1. What This Is
    2. Why and How to Avoid
  11. Splitting Colonies
    1. The Why and When
    2. The How
  12. Early Summer Management
    1. Gauging the Weather
    2. Dearth
  13. The Main Honey Flow
    1. Honey Progress Detection
    2. Room to Grow
  14. Honey Extraction
    1. The Why
    2. The When 
    3. The How
  15. Fall and Winter
    1. Gauging the Weather
    2. Optimal Hive Condition
    3. Feeding
    4. Wrapping
  16. Pests and Disease
    1. Varroa Mites
    2. EFB/AFB
    3. Nosema
    4. Chalkbrood
    5. Biosecurity