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2022 Surry County Bee School

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The Surry County Beekeepers Association and N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry Center will be hosting our annual “Bee School” for beginning beekeepers each Monday from February 7 until March 14, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. This year’s school will be held in-person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center (915 E. Atkins Street, Dobson).

The Bee School will give you the information needed for beekeeping as you begin your amazing journey with your honeybees. Some of the topics that will be presented include introduction to beekeeping, honeybee anatomy, life cycle of the honeybee, the honeybee colony and organization, beekeeping equipment needed to get started, how to assemble equipment, seasonal hive management of the colonies, pests and diseases of the honeybees, and harvesting and processing honey and other hive products. We hope you can join us! Feel free to share this info and invite your bee loving friends!! All are welcome!!!

Registration is required for the Bee School and there is a $50 per person or $75 per couple registration fee. The recommended book for this year’s Bee School is “The Beekeeper’s Handbook, 5th Edition” by Diana Sammataro. If you would like to purchase a book, there is an additional $25 fee.

Fees for the class and book are payable by cash or check made out to “Surry County Beekeepers Association” or “SCBA”. To register for this class mail the registration form and fee SCBA, PO Box 324, Dobson, North Carolina 27017. You may also register by bringing your registration form and fee to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center (915 E. Atkins Street, Suite 300, Dobson). Unfortunately, we do not have the ability to accept payment over the internet nor telephone at this time.

To check for more updates on the Bee School and the Surry County Beekeepers Association, please visit:
Surry County Beekeepers Association Website

2022 Surry County Beekeepers Bee School Flyer

2022 Surry County Beekeepers Bee School Registration Form

2022 Surry County Junior Beekeeper Program

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