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Portage County Beekeepers Beginner Beekeeping Class 2018

02/08/2018 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM



Portage County Soil and Water Office

6970 STATE ROUTE 88, RAVENNA, OH 44266

Thursdays: Feb. 8, 15, and 22, 2018, 6:30-9:00 PM

Registration fee: $60

Registration includes:

  • All three beginner’s classes (Feb 8th, 15th, and 22nd from 6:30pm-9pm)
  • Beginner beekeeping book ($20 value)
  • 1 Year membership in Portage County Beekeepers ($10 value)
  • 1 Year membership in Ohio State Beekeepers Association ($20 value)
  •  Class meets education requirements toward a Free Apiary Disease Diagnostic Kit ($50 value*)
  •  80% Savings for your first year of Hive Tracks hive mgmt. software ($48 value)
  • Coupon for equipment and tools (the more you spend the more you save)
  •  Discount to American Bee Journal ($12 value)
  •  Access to veteran beekeeper knowledge, workshops, and mentors ($ Invaluable)


Classes will cover:

  • Understanding equipment & tools of beekeeping
  • Learn where to put hives and about beekeeping laws
  • Bee Biology
  • How to get bees and considerations when obtaining bees
  • How to manage your hives
  • Dealing with pests and diseases
  • Resources available to a you


This course is an introductory course in beekeeping and will teach you all you need to know in order for you to get bees into your hives to start beekeeping and will provide you with the knowledge so that you can maintain your hives as well as additional learning opportunities


6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Category:


Portage County Beekeepers


Portage County Soil and Water Office
6970 State Route 88
Ravenna, OH 44266
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