Monday, October 8, 2007

2008 FREE Beginners' Beekeeping School

2008 Beginners’ Beekeeping School Registration.
The Buncombe County Chapter of the North Carolina Beekeepers Association is accepting reservations for their 2008 Beginning Beekeepers’ School which is scheduled for February 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2008 at the Folk Art Center. The school is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required to ensure students a seat in the 270-capacity classroom and a copy of printed materials. The preferred registration site is online at:; people without internet access should call the Buncombe County Extension offices at 828-255-5522.
2005 Chapter of the Year, Buncombe Beekeepers will again procure sponsorships to enable the awarding of a minimum of 10 scholarship hives to first time beekeepers who attend all sessions, have the highest test scores and meet other requirements.
The school will include six main lecture periods with presentations and demonstrations by local and regional beekeeping experts.

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.