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Wabash: Becoming A Beekeeper

October 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Becoming a Beekeeper

October 2, 2021

10:00-11:00 a.m.

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Beekeeping can be a fascinating and rewarding hobby. If you are considering getting a beehive and becoming a beekeeper, this presentation gives you an overview of the pros and cons of beekeeping. The talk covers a brief history of beekeeping, the types of honey bees available – plus dealing with Africanized Bees, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), space and location requirements for an apiary, time commitment, and all the necessary equipment – including the initial investment costs. Along with the benefits of beekeeping there are also unappealing aspects of beekeeping. This presentation discusses many of these negative issues so the future beekeepers begins their new adventure with a complete understanding of beekeeping.