Introduction to Queen Rearing

  • 75 USD$75.00

Join Betterbee's resident queen rearing professional, Jack Rath, on Friday, June 28th from 1-4:30PM for an introductory course on queen rearing.

The class will be divided between a lecture portion and hands-on instruction in the Betterbee apiary. The following topics will be covered:

  • Queen biology: why hives produce queens
  • Methods of producing queens
  • Equipment used in different queen rearing methods
  • How to create nucleus colonies
  • Introduction to grafting and alternatives

Class size will be limited to 12 students to allow for personal instruction.