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Lake Country Beekeepers Association 7th Annual Beekeeping Short Course

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Greensboro First United Methodist Church

202 West Broad Street

GREENSBORO, GA 30642

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Lake Country Beekeepers Association will host their 7th Annual Beekeeping Short Course. Spend a day learning about beekeeping from the beekeeping experts.

*Online Registration with major credit cards and Paypal.

*Through January 19th: $50/person | $15 for additional family member | children under 18 FREE

AFTER January 19th: $60/person | $20 for additional family member | children under 18 FREE


Price of admission includes:

  • 2019 Membership to Lake Country Beekeepers Association

  • Book 'The Beekeeper's Problem Solver: 100 Common Problems Explored and Explained' by James E. Tew

  • Lunch, handouts, and door prizes

  • Admission to OPEN HOUSE & HANDS ON HIVE INSPECTION EVENT Saturday, March 16th at Morgan Apiaries - Sparta GA

Shortcourse Speakers:

  • Bob Binnie, Blue Ridge Honey Company, Tiger, GA www.blueridgehoneycompany.com

  • Keith Fielder, Putnam County/UGA Extension Director

  • Rose Anne Fielder, 2015 Georgia Beekeeper of the Year

  • Bruce Morgan, Morgan Apiaries - 2013 Georgia Beekeeper of the Year, Sparta GA www.morganhoney.com

Topics for beginners and experienced beekepeers:

Honey Bee Biology | Basic Honey Nutrition | Nectar and pollen sources for bees

Hive Equipment and Parts | Products from the hive - how to harvest and utilize the honey & wax

Colony Health and Behavior | Host-Parasite Relationship in the Hive

Insights on commercial beekeeping | Pollination services | Operating a retail honey house


FAQs

Is there registration at the door on Saturday, Janurary 26th? YES

What is the event schedule?

Doors will open at 8:00 am, first session will start at 9:00 am, one hour lunch at approximately noon, and event will end by 5:00 pm.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There will be plenty of parking available at Greensboro First United Methodist Church campus in downtown Greensboro. This is a handicap accessible facility.

Do I need to bring my ticket? Yes, if possible, but we will have a list of the online registrations.

What's for lunch?

Lunch will be provided by Sweet Kneads and will include assorted sandwiches including veggie option, chicken, tuna, and egg salads, chips, drinks, and desserts.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Mary Lacksen, President of the Lake Country Beekeepers Association, with any questions at lakecountrybees@gmail.com.


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Greensboro First United Methodist Church

202 West Broad Street

GREENSBORO, GA 30642

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