|Miscellaneous Beekeeping Related Classes|
The classes listed below are offered by individual members or a group of members of the Alabama Beekeepers Association on their own and are not in any way sponsored, managed, controlled or financed by the Alabama Beekeepers Association nor does the Alabama Beekeepers Association have any financial interest. The Alabama Beekeepers Association is not responsible for any content or other matters relative to or resulting from these classes. Attendees must understand that they are attending at their own risk.
Any member of the Alabama Beekeepers Association may submit a request for a beekeeping class listing. All listings are subject to review by the Alabama Beekeepers Association Board of Directors before publishing. All applications will be reviewed and decided upon based on their contribution to beekeeping in general and The Alabama Beekeepers Association reserves the right to reject any application with or without a stated cause.
The Alabama Beekeepers Association strongly recommends that all classes be offered at a "NO CHARGE" basis. The intend of all classes should be to "teach" and not "for profit". These matters will be strongly considered when determining whether or not a class will be listed.
Queen rearing workshop
Roger Bemis will be offering a
queen rearing workshop Saturday July 20, 2013 at the public library in Foley,
Alabama starting at 9:00 am. Advanced registration fee
is $75.00 (if received by July 15, 2013). Late registration
fee (after July 15, 2013 or at the door the day of the class) is $80.00.
Late comers are welcome. If the fees collected exceed
expenses, the excess funds will be applied to the funding of future beekeeping
workshops. For further information regarding the
class, lease contact .
Advanced registration fee is $75.00 (if received by July 15, 2013). Late registration fee (after July 15, 2013 or at the door the day of the class) is $80.00. Late comers are welcome. If the fees collected exceed expenses, the excess funds will be applied to the funding of future beekeeping workshops.
For further information regarding the class, lease contactRoger Bemis
Click here for a registration form.
Class size will be limited to 50 so please register ASAP.
No protective gear will be furnished so please bring your own.
Hotel accommodations are to be arranged by attendees; however, assistance is available at the phone number or email address below, if required.
Topics to be covered are:
1. Life of Queen
2. Two common method of queen
3. Instrumental insemination of honeybee queen
Rearing single colony and starter
Finisher methods, Show setup
Putting bees into a queen rearing
Box Queen, Fower, Punch
Show how to raise queen
Make splits, mark & clip
Field work – Divide into groups
Prepare cell cups for grafting
Graft larvae into cell building
Prev cups into cell building
Discussion – Questions and Answers Session
If you have any other subjects that you would like included in the class contact Roger Bemis at the phone number or email address below.
Last Revised 6/17/13 brf