Master Beekeeping Level 1 Class – “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping"
Master Beekeeping Level 1 Class – “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping" will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Those principles include the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationship, and essential equipment and requirements.This high-quality program will offer both classroom instruction and mentoring opportunities for participants.
The Missouri Master Beekeeper certification program consists of six levels: Beginner Beekeeper, Apprentice Beekeeper, Journeyman Beekeeper, Junior Master Beekeeper, Master Trainer, and Master Beekeeper. By the end of this first course, individuals will be able to help experienced beekeepers in the management of hives.
Master Beekeeping Level 1 Class – “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping"class is for any individual interested in learning beekeeping. There is no minimum age for the program, but children age 12 and younger may find examination questions difficult.
The course costs $61 which includes a beekeeping book. Classes are taught by experienced certified local beekeepers. Payment must be made by January13th and can be made by check or cash to Greene County Extension, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo. 65807