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Newnan: What's All the Buzz About? Beekeeping

Dates: May 22, 2021

Meets: Sa from 8:30 AM to 12 N

Location: UWG Newnan 138

Registration Fee: $45.00

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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
Hours:3.00

UWG Newnan 138


Driving Directions to UWG Newnan, 80 Jackson Street, Newnan, Georgia 30263:

From Carrollton: Travel south on Highway 16 (US Route 27 Alt - not Hwy. 27) for approximately 22 miles. You will pass through a small community called Whitesburg. Continue traveling south. Approximately 12 miles south of Whitesburg, you will arrive at your first stop light. Continue through this set of lights on GA-16E/US 27 ALT S/Newnan Road. Take a left onto Carmichael Street and follow signs to front parking lot.



From Atlanta: Travel Interstate 85 south to Exit 47. At exit ramp turn right onto Highway 34 also known as Bullsboro Drive. Travel on Bullsboro Drive for approximately 3 miles. Bear right onto Clark Street/US 29N/US 27 Alt N/GA-16/GA-34 and take the first right onto Jackson Street/US-29N/GA-14. Our campus is ahead on the left.



From Columbus: Travel Interstate 85 north to Exit 47. At exit ramp turn left onto Highway 34 (Bullsboro Drive).Travel on Bullsboro Drive for approximately 3 miles. Bear right onto Clark Street/US 29N/US 27 Alt N/GA-16/GA-34 and take the first right onto Jackson Street/US-29N/GA-14. Our campus is ahead on the left.

Stephen Page

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