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Carrollton: What's All the Buzz About? Beekeeping

Dates: May 15, 2021

Meets: Sa from 8:30 AM to 12 N

Location: UWG Murphy West CE Computer Lab 1119

Registration Fee: $45.00


About this Course:

This Introduction to Beekeeping class is for the person that knows nothing about honey bees and beekeeping but is curious and may decide to become a beekeeper. Use of PowerPoint presentations and some equipment will be used. No bees will be present.

Subjects covered include.

· History

· Terms and slang

· Biology

· How honey bees live

· The parts of a beehive

· Tools and equipment

· Inspecting a hive

· Acquiring a colony

· Pests and diseases

· Honey harvesting

· Decisions

About the Instructor:

Steven Page started beekeeping in 2007 with two hives and now manages Barrington Farms Apiary, LLC and about 40 hives in or near Coweta County. Each spring the honeybees produce over two thousand pounds of local, raw and unfiltered honey.

His accomplishments are numerous and reflect his love for beekeeping. Not only is he the president of the Coweta Beekeepers Association, but he also belongs to the Georgia Beekeepers Association. Steven is a Certified Beekeeper in the Georgia Master Beekeeper Program.

Totally committed to educating the public about bees, he is one of the instructors for the associations' annual Introduction to Beekeeping course. He mentors novice beekeepers; volunteers at local public schools and other venues where he presents beekeeping programs. Steven's accomplishments resulted in the Coweta Beekeepers Association honoring him with "Beekeeper of the Year" in 2011.

He has participated in local, state and national honey competitions. Awards include best tasting honey in Coweta County.

Fee: $45.00

UWG Murphy West CE Computer Lab 1119

The Murphy Building is located at 316 West Georgia Drive across the street from the School of Nursing Building. Please enter Murphy West on the right side of the building adjacent to the Greenbelt.

Stephen Page


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