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Beekeeping—Basic (24 Hours)

Join NCSBA Master Beekeeper Rick Harty to explore honeybee history and biology, hive setup with various equipment, the honeybee's role in agriculture, hive product utilization, and sales strategies.  Discover the challenges honeybee colonies face, including parasites, diseases, and Colony Collapse Disorder, and learn about NC Beehive Grants.  The course wraps up with a hands-on hive experience at Harty Farm's bee yard.

2/8–3/28, Th, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Harty
Mitchell 828.766.1291