The New River Valley Beekeepers Association will offer its popular two-day Beginning Beekeeper class on Feb. 1 and April 5, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 220 Price Hall on the Virginia Tech campus.
The Feb. 1 session will include classroom instruction on a number of topics, including equipment, techniques and pests and diseases. The April 5 session includes a hive inspection demonstration session at the Tech apiary.
Cost is $55 and includes a beginner book, course materials and lunch. Two family members may share the book and course materials for a combined $80 fee. Pre-registration not later than Jan. 26 is required.
An online registration form for our Beginning Beekeeper’s Course is here:
For more information, call Jerry Borger at 540-382-1798.