Surry County Bee School and Junior Bee School Registration Open

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Registration is now open for the Surry County Bee School and Junior Bee School! Both will be held at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center (915 E. Atkins Street, Suite 300, Dobson). The Bee Schools will be held every Monday from February 4–March 11, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Topics that will be covered at both include:

  • Introduction to Beekeeping
  • The colony, organization, and life cycle of the honeybee
  • Equipment needed to get started
  • How to assemble equipment
  • Seasonal hive management of the colonies
  • Pests and diseases of the bees
  • Harvesting and processing honey and other hive products
  • A field day to work with the bees


  • Junior Bee School (for youth) – FREE
  • Surry County Bee School (for adults) – $20 PLUS cost of handbook

Registration for the Bee Schools is required. You may register by calling 336-401-8025.