Preparing Bees for Winter - August 17, 2019

Humble Bee Inc.

Regular price $106.20 Sale

August and September is the crucial time of year for ensuring your bees are strong and healthy going into winter. This course will teach you how to successfully winter your honeybee colonies. Great for beekeepers of all skill levels!

This one day course is all about getting bees ready for winter. Topics include:

  • winter bees vs. summer bees, the differences, why they matter, what it means for your colony management
  • factoring in the fall honeyflow into your winter management plans
  • Setting up a hive for winter; wraps, entrances, bottom boards, and more
  • different methods for feeding bees; when and why
  • treatment options, when to apply, how to decide

Course offered at our Cotton Factory apiary in Hamilton, Ontario.

Aug 17, from 10:00am to 4:00pm . Minimum of 5 participants, maximum of 20.  Additional dates will be added as required.