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

Beginner Beekeeping with Phil Craft 2020-2021

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.

Beekeeping Equipment

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Session One on December 1, 2020

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Session Two on December 8, 2020

Getting Bees!

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Session One on December 15, 2020

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Session Two on December 22, 2020

Honey Bee Biology

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Session One on January 5, 2021

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Session Two on January 12, 2021

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Session One on January 19, 2021

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Session Two on January 26, 2021

Challenges for Beekeepers

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Session One on February 2, 2021

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Session Two on February 9, 2021

Summer & Onward

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Session on February 23, 2021