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April 2018

Geauga County Beekeeping Association April 2018 Beginner Class

04/12/2018 @ 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

04/29/2018 @ 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

07/21/2018 @ 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

09/22/2018 @ 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

09/29/2018 @ 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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December 2018

Williams County Beginner Beekeeping 101 Course

12/01/2018 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Williams County Extension Office, 112 W. High Street
Bryan, OH
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This 1 day class will cover the following topics: Cost: how much will you have invested as a beginner, the tools, equipment, etc. and maintenance costs. Equipment: what will you need to purchase, local resources, and what can you build yourself. Pests/Disease: the problems you will have to watch for, inspect, and prevention methods in keeping a healthy colony. Hive Products: honey production, wax rendering, pollen collection, pollination contracts, propolis collection, cut comb, candles, etc. After this class, you will more »

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Black Swamp Beekeepers Association Beginner Beekeeping 101 Class

12/12/2018 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Defiance County Extension Office, 6879 Evansport Rd
Defiance, OH
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This 1 day class will cover the following topics: Cost: how much will you have invested as a beginner, the tools, equipment, etc. and maintenance costs. Equipment: what will you need to purchase, local resources, and what can you build yourself. Pests/Disease: the problems you will have to watch for, inspect, and prevention methods in keeping a healthy colony. Hive Products: honey production, wax rendering, pollen collection, pollination contracts, propolis collection, cut comb, candles, etc. After this class, you will more »

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January 2019

2019 Maumee Valley Beekeepers Beginner Class

January 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wildwood Environmental Academy, 1628 Henthorne Dr
Maumee, OH United States
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$50

We will again be offering a beginner's bee class. The classes are a 3 part series on Wednesday nights a day after our regular bee meeting. Jan.16th, Feb.20th and March 20th. The classes start at 7:00pm and last 2 hours and are held at Wildwood Environmental Academy 1628 Henthorn Dr. Maumee OH. The class will be limited to 35 people and the cost is $50. Besides 6 hours of education, a book for beginning beekeeping, a 1 year membership to more »

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Summit County Beginner Beekeeping Class 2019

January 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E. Howe Road
Tallmadge, OH 44278 United States
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$85.00

Summit County Beekeepers Association is again offering beginner beekeeping classes starting Wednesday, January 16, 2019 for five weeks from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Summit County Fairgrounds, Virginia O’Casek Building, 229 E. Howe Road, Tallmadge, Ohio.  Textbook is included.  The classes will cover basic honeybee biology, getting started with honey bees, equipment, diseases of the honey bee, plants and trees beneficial for honey bees, fundamentals of hive management, harvesting your crop and preparing for winter.  Please visit their more »

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Greene County 2nd Year and Beyond Beekeeping

January 19 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd
Beavercreek, OH United States
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$40.00

Need a little more beekeeping instruction? This class is for those who already have hives or have taken our beginning workshop. We will answer some of the questions and concerns you have experienced, provide additional information for healthier and more productive hives as well as discuss harvesting the honey. For more information call (937) 562-6440.

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