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March 2018

Harrison County Beekeepers Beginner Beekeeping Class 2018

March 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Puskarich Library, 200 E. Market Street
Cadiz , OH 43907 United States
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Harrison County Beekeepers Association offers a 4 session Beginner Beekeeping Class.  Registration includes classroom sessions, a beekeeping manual, a hands-on field day session at a Harrison County Bee Yard in April, and opportunities for ongoing support and mentoring from  experienced  beekeepers. Dates: March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 Location: Puskarich Library, 200 E. Market St., Cadiz, OH Registration fee:  $50 per person and $25 for each additional person from the same family/household For more information please contact: Bob Hooker: 740.945.0189

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Ashtabula County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Class 2018

March 10 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association will hold their Beginner Beekeeping Class on March 10th at the OSU Extension Office at 39 Wall Street, Jefferson, OH  44047. The class runs from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. with a break for a light lunch.   Registration is $15.00. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/AshtabulaCountyBeekeepersAssoc/ 

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April 2018

Scioto Valley Beekeepers Association Beginner Beekeeping School 2018

April 4 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The beginning beekeeping class offered by Scioto Valley Beekeepers will be held the evenings of April 4, 11 and 18. Instructors will be Dan Williams, Bob Clark and David Crawford. If you know of anyone wanting to take the class please encourage early sign-up to avoid being closed out. Space, materials and resources are limited and the class has reached its limit every year. Last year it was full by mid-March. Cost is $60 per person and includes a reference more »

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Sandusky River Valley Beekeeping Association Beginner Class 2018

April 7 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Sandusky River Valley Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping class for 2018 is scheduled for April 7th and 14th  from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The class will be held at Tom Rathbun’s Barn located at 4865 C.R. 175, Clyde, Ohio. You will learn all the beekeeping basics that include: how to spot and evaluate the queen pest management choosing equipment feeding winter care installing your first bee package or nuc and much more. The $50 registration fee also includes a membership more »

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Ohio River Bee Society “Refresher” Beekeeping Class 2018

April 7 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Reid’s Apiary, 15754 St. Rt 775
Wilgus, OH
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This is a refresher course for 2nd and 3rd year beekeepers. Date: 4/7/18 Time: noon -4 Location: Reid's Apiary 15754 St. Rt 775, Wilgus, OH Cost: $10 for non ORBS members, free for members Contact Margaret for more information:  740.643.2925

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Geauga County Beekeeping Association April 2018 Beginner Class

April 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Kenston Middle School, 17425 Snyder Road
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
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Dale Olson will be presenting this important beginning beekeeping workshop in conjunction with the Geauga County Beekeeping Association education program. This workshop is designed for people who would like to get started in beekeeping, those who have had previous beekeeping experience and want to get back into beekeeping, or those who just want to know more before taking the plunge. Topics covered will include basic honeybee biology, races of bees, package bees versus nucs, where to get bees, how to more »

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Urban Honey Bee Class – Splitting

April 29 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12623 Hametown Rd, 12623 Hametown Rd
Doylestown, OH 44230
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Instructors Emily Mueller and Laura Urban will provide 2 hour instruction on the basics of splitting a hive after winter survival.  How to analyze if your hive is ready to split. How to locate the queen and methods for finding the queen if not able to find her (using queen excluder).  What to do if you find queen cells in your hive when are splitting your hive and how quickly you must act once they are found.  The difference between more »

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July 2018

Harrison County Beekeeping Seminar

July 21 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Scio U.M. Church, 117 Maple Street
Scio, OH 43988 United States
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Dr. Kirsten Traynor Cost (includes lunch) $15 pre-registration  -   $20 for walk-ins Deadline for mail in pre-registration is July 14, 2018 Space may be limited, so register early   SCHEDULE:  9:00 AM       - WELCOME & INTRODUCTION  -  Mike Shepperson, HCBA Pres.  9:15 - 10:15 - THE HEATHY HIVE  -  Kirsten 10:15 - 10:30 -  BREAK 10:30 - 11:30 -  EASY QUEEN INTRODUCTION  -  Kirsten 11:30 - 12:30 -  LUNCH 12:30  -  1:30 -  WINTER PREPARATION  -  Kirsten  1:30 -   1:45 -  BREAK  1:45 -   2:45 -  more »

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September 2018

Funding Your Bee Club Projects With Grants: an Introduction

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This presentation will be re-scheduled for a later date.   Does your local bee club board want to expand their member activities? Do you want to collaborate with groups in your community for honey bees and beekeeping projects? Do you think your club is ready to fund club activities with grants? ? OSBA Board President and OSBA Specialty Crop Block Grant Administrator, Terry Lieberman-Smith can answer these questions and more with our newest Traveling Speaker topic, Funding Your Bee Club more »

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Beginner Bee Class- Brukner Nature Center

September 29 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoebend Road
Troy, OH United States
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$60.00

Vickie Bowman is offering a 2 day “Beginning Beekeeper" class at Brukner Nature Center, starting September 29th. This hands-on workshop will cover equipment and feeding needs, where to get bees, placement of bees, how to help your bees stay healthy, the birds and the bees, forage, how to manipulate your hives, recognizing and treating diseases, getting your bees through their first year and much more. Participants will also build their first frame, so please bring a pair of pliers, box more »

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