Course Description

This class, offered in partnership with the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association, introduces students to the basics of beekeeping. Topics include starting a beekeeping business, assembling and maintaining equipment, examining honeybees, manipulating hives, and managing diseases and parasites that affect honeybees. Senior citizen and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Material fee includes a one year membership in the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association. Last session meets will be determined by the instructor and will be spent at a local bee yard for hands-on experience in examining and manipulating hives. Must be 16 yrs. or older to register independently. Those under 16 may register but must be accompanied by a registered and paid adult. Students are responsible for purchasing the required textbook prior to the first class: The Beekeeper's Handbook, by Diana Sammataro & Alphonse Avitabile, 5th Ed.
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Section Title
7:00PM to 9:00PM
Feb 09, 2024 to Mar 22, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Map of Campus
Delivery Options
Evening (after 5:00 p.m.)  
Course Fee(s)
Course Cost non-credit $60.00
Section Notes
Course Cost: Tuition: Fee: $60
Class located in Edgewood Hall, Conference Room 132
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