5 frame Nuc with Queen
Saturday, April 25th, 2020
Martinez, CA
5 Carniolan Mated Queen Bees

Beekeeping Training – Beginner level


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Next beekeeping training : Saturday morning, May 26, 2018 at:

2647 Reliez Valley Road
Martinez, California, 94553

Who are the bees? What is the hive? What are my tools as a beekeeper? How do I keep bees?

All those questions are really common for someone who wants to start keeping bees and let’s be honest it can be quite frightening … Beeopic, wants to help you figure it out! With our team of expert beekeepers and a really small group of students, you can learn beekeeping well, fast, and have fun!

Beekeeping course program :

Theoretical beekeeping training :

– Beekeeping equipment
– Bee Biology
– Lifestyle and physiology of the bee
– The brood cycle
– The different castes of the hive
– Roles of workers
– Predators and parasites

Practical beekeeping training :

– Clothing
– Light a smoker and smoke
– Observation of the flight board
– Opening the Hive
– Finding the queen
– Taking out a frame and handling it
– Checking the age of the frames
– Evaluating the colony
– Reading a frame (eggs, larvae, reserves, etc.)

Trainer: Beeopic beekeeper

  • Beeopic (Martinez, California, 94553)
  • Duration: 3 hours (9 am-12 am)
  • Number of participants: 6 to 10
  • Public: All (children from 7 years old can accompany their parents at half price with a payment on the spot)
  • Prerequisites:  A long sleeve shirt, high shoes, pants and the will to discover the wonders of beekeeping!

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