Chattooga Beekeepers

Have you ever thought of becoming a beekeeper? Now is your opportunity to learn about this fulfilling and rewarding hobby.

The Chattooga County Beekeepers will present an “Introduction to Beekeeping” seminar on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The seminar will run from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. It takes place at the Agriculture Building located at 32 Middle School Road, Summerville, Georgia 30747 just off Highway 100.

This introduction to the fascinating art and science of beekeeping teaches you how to get started. Beginning with an overview of beekeeping, you will learn about honey bee equipment and hive tools, starting with nucs (nucleus hives) vs. packages, honeybee package installation, products of the hive, and challenges faced during the first year in the management of hives.

Chattooga County Club members will be on hand to help with your questions about entering Beekeeping this Spring! Price for admission is $35 per person. Lunch is included.

Call Randy Rolen 423-304-2714 to pre-register. Pre-registration payment in full is required by January 9, 2018. No registrations taken during day of seminar. Payment may be sent to Rebecca Thomas, Chattooga Co. Extension Agent, 10011 Commerce Street, Summerville, GA 30747