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2024 Bee School!

Your Bee School Admission Includes A

” 2024 Johnston County Beekeepers Association Membership! “

Agenda & Syllabus:

Date/Time: Saturday February 24, 2024 @ 8am-5pm

Location: Johnston County Agricultural Center
2736 NC-210 STE. A, Smithfield, NC 27577

  • 7:30 Doors Open
  • 7:30-7:55 AM Check In:
  • 7:55 AM Program starts:
  • 7:55-8:00 AM Introduction, Welcome & cover amenities & agenda-5 minutes
  • 8:00-8:30 AM Intro to the hobby, history, products
  • 8:30-9:00 AM Bee Biology Part I –30 minutes
  • 9:00-9:10 AM Break
  • 9:10-10:10 AM Bee Biology Part II –60 minutes
  • 10:10-10:20 AM Break
  • 10:20-11:20 AM Bee Equipment and Supplies Part I– 60 minutes
  • 11:20-11:30 AM Break
  • 11:30-12:00 PM Bee Equipment and Supplies Part II– 30 minutes
  • 12:00-12:30 PM Lunch-Provided
  • 12:30-1:30 PM Seasonal Management Part I– 60 minutes
  • 1:30-1:40 PM Break
  • 1:40-2:10 PM Seasonal Management Part II– 30 minutes
  • 2:10-2:20 PM Break
  • 2:20-3:20 PM Bee Management, Pests and Diseases Part 1 – 60 minutes
  • 3:20-3:30 PM Break
  • 3:30-3:50 PM Bee Management, Pests and Diseases Part II – 20 minutes
  • 3:50-4:00 PM Break
  • 4:00-4:30 PM Further learning, club resources, NCSBA/WCBA/5CBA & Q&A – 30 minutes
  • 4:30-5:00 PM Apiary Presentation – 30 minutes
  • 5:00 PM Program Ends

Description & Fine Print:

  • Your Bee School admission includes “2024 Johnston County Beekeepers Association Membership”
  • Minors 9-16yr old

JCBA Membership Benefits:

The school includes:

  • School materials
  • Lunch
  • Annual membership in JCBA, and access to the club apiary on inspection days and use of club equipment including reference books, honey extractors, uncapping equipment, oxalic acid vaporizer and respirator.
  • The Ag Center can test your honey for moisture content a no cost.
  • The club has monthly meetings with a program speaker covering topics of general interest.
  • The month meeting has a “BEE Basics” at 6:30-7:00 PM for the beginning beekeeper

No Refunds

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