KSBA Online Learning Educational resources for successful beekeepers since 1949
Educational resources for successful beekeepers since 1949

Beginner Beekeeping with Phil Craft 2021-2022

This course, Beginner Beekeeping with Phil Craft, is intended to get a first year beekeeper started with basic knowledge to purchase equipment and honey bees.

There are six (6) one (1) hour classes approximately every other week. The first class starts in November. By the third class the student should be prepared to purchase honey bees and equipment in anticipation for the upcoming beekeeping season. By the end of the course the student should be well prepared to keep their colony healthy and strong through winter.

How Beekeepers keep & manage honey bee colonies

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Beekeeping equipment & tips on purchasing equipment

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How to buy & install your first bees

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First Year Hive Management

Handouts

More Info

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Beekeeping Challenges

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Final Wrap-up, Odds & Ends

Cancelled to be combined with Q&A on May 10th

Final Wrap-up and Question & Answer Session

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Coming May 10, 2022 Q&A On Your New Colonies