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RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Beekeeping for Beginners

with Kevin McFadden


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This beginner beekeeping course will educate those interested in getting started with BEES and BEEKEEPING. Topics of discussion will be Langstrom beehives, assembling bee equipment, installing a nuc, controlling swarming, and dealing with varroa mites. Other topics include how and when to harvest honey, splitting hives, and winterizing the bees.

On the first night of class, the instructor will collect $55 from each participant to cover the cost of the textbook and for a one-year membership to the Somerset Beekeepers Club. Assignment of a mentor will be available.

  • Feb 15 - Mar 13th, 2024
    Wed from 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Poulin-Turner Union Hall

653 Waterville Rd
Skowhegan, ME 04976 Get directions

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