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Introduction to bees and beekeeping Spring management workshop & field day

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Sun Oct 1, 2017 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

@ Swanpool Cinema

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The North Eastern Apiarists’ Association present their annual beekeeping field day – all welcome!

Sunday, October 1st
Swanpool Cinema, Midland Hwy, Swanpool
8:30 – 4pm
Cost: $50 including Morning tea & Lunch

Program will include;

  • Spring Management – optimising the opportunities of the season including hands on manipulation of hives
  • Assessing colony health, queen performance – reading the brood
  • Honey bee nutrition – anticipating colony needs for nectar and pollen
  • Pests and disease – identification and management options
  • Honey harvesting for small operations
  • Hardware assembly, small scale extracting, flow hive discussion and more!
  • Show and tell – send us your photos for discussion of successes, discoveries and mysteries

Redpaths Beekeeping Supplies will be in attendance on the day and will take orders prior to the workshop. Visit
www.redpaths.com.au

Participants are asked to bring with them any protective equipment they own and a chair for seating
outdoors. Veils will be available for purchase on the day. Please bring own wide brimmed hat.

Click the image below to open the flyer and registration form as a PDF.

North Eastern Apiarists’ Association Inc – for advancement of apiculture

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