The River Valley Beekeeper Association announces our 4th annual beginner beekeeping class. This is a two night class (different topics each night) being conducted on February 11th and 18th at the Russellville West Side Church of Christ Family Center, 201 North Waco Av, Russellville. Classes start at 6:00 pm and end around 8:30 pm.
Cost for the class is $10 per person payable at the door. Class size is limited, so call 479-968-4044 to reserve a seat.
February 11 Topics
- Equipment, protective gear and hive basics
- Installing your bee package (what to do with your bees when you first get them)
- Honey bee life cycle
February 18 Topics
- Pest management
- The nectar flow
- Your first year of beekeeping
- Feeding your bees