Beekeeping 103: How to Catch Swarms, Control Mites & Split Hives
Thursday, March 28th 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Mark Nagel, 720 Apiaries
COST: IBG Member: $17 • Non-Member: $23
(Beekeeping 101 & 102 are not required to attend this class)
Do you have hives that made it through winter? Great! In this session we will discuss how to control bees natural swarming behavior by splitting hives. Are you just starting out and still need bees? We will also discuss how to capture bees that have swarmed, and how to give them a nice new home! Finally we will discuss in detail how to control that pesky varroa mite. Hear about what works, what doesn’t, and how to survive this pesky parasite!