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Course Description

This course will provide the experienced beekeeper with various techniques to produce honey bee queens for their own use and to sell to others in the industry. This introduction will include discussions of honey bee genetics and development of a breeding program to meet individual objectives, as well as demonstrating the techniques and equipment required to produce healthy, productive queen bees.

 

Notes

Participants will need the following: protective gear (hat, veil) and closed toed footwear. Long sleeved, light colored and light material clothing is suggested. Refillable water bottles are recommended. A notebook and pencil can be handy. Cameras are welcomed.

This course is limited to participants from Nova Scotia only. 

This course is being supported by funding from the Province of Nova Scotia.

Prerequisites

Participants should have at least 3 years of beekeeping experience and have a minimum of 20 current colonies.
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Section Title
Commercial Queen Bee Production
Type
Class
Days
W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 10, 2019 to Jul 11, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Non-credit non-credit $375.00
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