Tag Archives: bees

Beekeeping Basics

Have you ever thought about keeping bees?  For ag exemption purposes, to pollinate your garden, make your own honey, or just as a hobby? This program is for anyone interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start beekeeping, but need to know where to start. This class is geared for first time beekeepers and presented by experienced beekeepers, entomologists and horticulturists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! During this course, we will cover the basics of bees and beekeeping, including: bee biology, beekeeping… Read More →

Beekeeping Basics Program

If you have an interest in beekeeping and/or learning how to tart your own bee hives, the Beekeeping Basics Program is for you!  The program includes a classroom program on Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in the Extension Conference Room at the Bexar County Office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service (3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208).  The program will also include a Field Day for class participants on Saturday, November 3, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon (depending on the weather), in a beekeeper’s yard… Read More →

Second Steps in Beekeeping

September 28 (Friday) will be Second Steps in Beekeeping, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Rudy’s BBQ Doc Holiday Banquet Room (location subject to change) in Leon Springs (24059 Old Fredericksburg Road).  This class is for those who have already attended the Beekeeping Basics program and are ready for some more in-depth information.  Cost is $40 (includes lunch) and online registration is required.

Beekeeping Basics – Class 2

Beekeeping Basics — May 4, 2018, (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) with field day on May 5 We had enough interest and folks on the waiting list from the April class to open a second Beekeeping Basics Class in May!  The class will be held May 4 with a field day on May 5.  If you have an interest in beekeeping and/or learning how to start your own bee hives for pleasure, environmental stewardship, or to enhance pollination, join us for the May 4-5 program!  This program is meant… Read More →

Second Steps in Beekeeping

If you have attended the Beekeeping Basics program or already have bees and are ready for some more in depth information, this course will cover those needs! We will discuss the next steps in beekeeping once you have installed your bees. Topics subject to change and may include registering bees, a recap of bee biology, what you should see inside your hive, how and when to re-queen, how to split, how to extract honey, diseases and pests and a commercial beekeepers perspective. Class includes plenty of material and… Read More →