February 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Basic Beekeeping — Virginia Cooperative Extension – Virginia State University
VDACS State Aparist Keith Tignor will provide classroom instruction on the following topics:
Colony Collapse Disorder
VDACS Pollinator Protection Plan
Grants available for Beekeepers
Beehive Components, Construction and Maintenance
The classroom instruction will be followed by a demonstration of how to open, inspect and maintain a beehive.
Attendees must bring their own bee suit and wear long sleeves, pants and closed-toe shoes in order to participate in the hands-on demonstration with live hives.
For more information, contact Small Farm Outreach Program Agent Tracy Porter at (804) 219-7014 or email@example.com or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.