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The Basics Beekeeping Course

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What you'll get:

  • Receive 3 valuable resources packs free.  Sent to you during the course.
  • Learn the seasonal cycle of beekeeping
  • Learn how to navigate common pit falls that could cost you or the bees

Then you'll be well on your way to do your bit for the bees!

Course Synopsis: 

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

  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 neighbor
  6. Before your bees arrive
    1. Hive Location
    2. Equipment
    3. Package bees and nucs explained
  7. Early Spring
    1. Management
    2. Flows
    3. Following the weather
  8. Main Spring Flow
    1. Forage sources
    2. feeding and supplementing
  9. Hive checks
    1. Frequency
    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
    2. The How
    3. The When
  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. Chalk Brood
    5. Bio Security