This day will be spent building on knowledge and basic practical beekeeping skills. This is a natural follow on from our Practical Beekeeping – The Basics course. With a greater focus on managing multiple hives, this course will take you through hive management in greater detail.
With a focus on managing colony numbers, you will learn more about practical swarm control …
A one day practical beekeeping course for beginners to learn the basic practical skills of beekeeping. This course will prepare you for keeping and managing your own bees. It covers the carrying out of inspections and some basic manipulations. You will have the opportunity to practices and improve your beekeeping skills.
Take the next step with your queen rearing and learn how to select and test for desirable traits. This will help you breed selectively to improve your own queen lines. With an increased understanding of genetic traits, it is important to be able to make accurate comparisons between colonies when selecting breeders.
By the end of the day, you will have …
Queen Rearing Course
This queen rearing course will help get you started rearing your own queens and improving your success rate. You will learn the basics of queen rearing to help you get started and begin raising your own queens. With a mix of theory and practical, this course will help you plan your queen rearing and begin raising your own …
We offer a range of beekeeping courses here in Devon. Whether you are just beginning or looking for something more in depth, we have something for you.
Beekeeping is a large and varied subject, which you could spend a life time studying. We offer both theory and practical courses for beginners as well as more in depth courses. As queen breeders, we also offer queen rearing and Instrumental Insemination courses.
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