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Wisconsin Beekeeping Classes

Beginner Beekeeping Class
Address: The Grand Meridian 2621 N Oneida St. , Appleton
Date: 02/18/2023 to 02/18/2023
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description:Beginner Beekeeping will focus on equipment, colony management, disease, pests, honey harvesting, extraction and more!

Notes:Cost: $50

Advanced Beekeeping Class
Address: The Grand Meridian 2621 N Oneida St. , Appleton
Date: 02/18/2023 to 02/18/2023
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description:Advanced Beekeeping is for those that have attended a beginner beekeeping and will discuss swarms, sampling for mites, mite management and treatment, preparing for winter, and more!

Notes:Cost: $50

Beekeeping 101
Address: N6007 Hillside Drive, Sullivan
Date: 02/18/2023 to 02/18/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Description:This is a 2-part class. Second class on February 25th. Please ensure that you are able to attend both days as space is limited. Topics covered include: Bee biology, Beekeeping equipment. Apiary start-up, Seasonal management, Pest management Honey harvesting, and Package/Nuc installation

Notes:Cost: Free

Beekeeping For Beginners
Address: CVTC Energy Education Center, 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire
Date: 04/01/2023 to 10/28/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:New to beekeeping and want hands-on training from an experienced beekeeper? This one credit, 32-hour course will cover the basics to help you maintain a hive! Learn about the different types of bees, hives, management techniques. The CVTC bee apiary is located at the Energy Education Center.

Notes:Open labs April. We request everyone have 22 hours of in-hive time during the summer. Our instructor will be available Saturdays from 9 - 11 a.m. This schedule is designed to allow flexibility for students.

Learn to Keep Bees- Part 2
Address: Capital Bee Supply, 200 Commercial Drive, Columbus
Date: 04/01/2023 to 04/01/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Description:Covers package and nuc installation, early season care, how to inspect honeybee colonies and what to look for. Aproximately 6 hours. Any questions contact us at 608 444 1493 or capitalbeesupply@gmail.com

Notes:We have divided up the content and set the schedule to provide beginning beekeepers the right information at the right time. Our 24-26 hours of instruction spread over the season and hopefully coupled with the live hive demos which allows us to go into more depth than a typical one- or two-day overview class.

2nd Year Beekeeping
Address: BeeVangelists Shop, 6820 N 43rd Street, Milwaukee
Date: 04/05/2023 to 04/05/2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description:2-nite class: April 5 and April 12. Topics covered include: Spring Feeding • Hive Autopsy • Deadout Cleanup • Spring management • Pest control • Splits and Expansion email charbee@me.com for reservation

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Beginner Beekeeping
Address: BeeVangelists Shop, 6820 N 43rd Street, Milwaukee
Date: 04/06/2023 to 04/06/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description:2-day class: April 6 and April 13. Choose the best method for bees and beekeeping. This is a two-day intro course from 9am - 4pm. Please ensure that you are able to attend both days as space is limited. Topics covered include: • Bee biology • Equipment selection • Pest control • Expectations and Costs

Notes:Cost: $75

Beginner Beekeeping
Address: BeeVangelists Shop, 6820 N 43rd Street, Milwaukee
Date: 04/14/2023 to 04/14/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description:2-day class: April 14 and April 21. Choose the best method for bees and beekeeping. Topics covered include: • Bee biology • Equipment selection • Apiary start-up • Seasonal management • Pest control • Expectations and Costs We take orders for New and Used Equipment and Sell Package and Nucleus Colonies, Solitary and Queen Bees email charbee@me.com for reservation

Notes:Cost: $75

Beekeeping
Address: Blackhawk Technical College 6004 S County Road G, Janesville
Date: 04/15/2023 to 04/15/2023
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description:2-day event: Ariil 15 and August 26. All other meetings will take place at Tallgrass Restoration in Milton. In-hive time will be discussed at the first class meeting; we request that everyone have 16 hours of in-hive time.

Notes:Cost: $188.90. You may register for most non-credit classes online or by mail. Online registration requires that you follow up your original registration by making a credit card payment through our secure processor after you receive confirmation that your registration has been accepted.

Advanced Beekeeping
Address: North Central Technical College, 6625 County Rd K, Wausau
Date: 05/09/2023 to 05/09/2023
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description:This is a 4-part series: MAY 9, 16, 23, 30. Learning topics include: Choosing hives best suited for splitting or grafting queens, How to setup a "starter hive, Importance of pesticide exposure on your bees and procedures to follow after possible bee kill, Registering your hives with the State of Wisconsin, Inspecting splits for emerging queens

Notes:Cost: $175 Includes class book Successful Queen Rearing Manual

Learn to Keep Bees- Part 3
Address: Capital Bee Supply, 200 Commercial Drive, Columbus
Date: 06/03/2023 to 06/03/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Description:Learn about mid-season care, pest and disease management, honey production and more. Approximately 6 hours. Any questions contact us at 608 444 1493 or capitalbeesupply@gmail.com

Notes:We have divided up the content and set the schedule to provide beginning beekeepers the right information at the right time. Our 24-26 hours of instruction spread over the season and hopefully coupled with the live hive demos which allows us to go into more depth than a typical one- or two-day overview class.

Honeybee Diseases and Pest Management
Address: Capital Bee Supply, 200 Commercial Drive, Columbus
Date: 06/17/2023 to 06/17/2023
Time: -
Description:Our Timely Topics series is geared toward individuals who have kept bees for at least one year. In this seminar we will discuss the major diseases and pests that a beekeeper must be on the lookout for. We will also discuss techniques for managing pests and diseases ranging from integrated pest management, genetics and physical and chemical controls.

Notes:Fee $10.

Advance Bee Biology
Address: Capital Bee Supply, 200 Commercial Drive, Columbus
Date: 07/08/2023 to 07/08/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:Geared toward individuals who have kept bees for at least one year. In the next seminar of our Timely Topics series, we will be discussing advanced bee biology. You will likely leave having learned things about honeybee biology that you never knew before and with knowledge comes a better understanding of how to manage them.

Notes:Fee $10.

Learn to Keep Bees- Part 4
Address: Capital Bee Supply, 200 Commercial Drive, Columbus
Date: 08/05/2023 to 08/05/2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Description:Learn about fall and early winter care, methods for improving overwintering success, winter inspections and what to look for. Approximately 6 hours. Any questions contact us at 608 444 1493 or capitalbeesupply@gmail.com

Notes:We have divided up the content and set the schedule to provide beginning beekeepers the right information at the right time. Our 24-26 hours of instruction spread over the season and hopefully coupled with the live hive demos which allows us to go into more depth than a typical one- or two-day overview class.

Overwintering Your Bees Successfully In WI
Address: 4706 New Horizons Blvd, Port Washington
Date: 08/05/2023 to 08/05/2023
Time: -
Description:This is a 2-day Event: August 5 and November 11. This is a multi-day course spread apart two ends of the season. The first session will be when we discuss the importance of varroa control, split production hives down into nucs and single deeps, install queens and review the feeding protocol. The second sesh will be where you will learn how to pack hives into winter configuration.

Notes:Cost: $200.

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