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Top Bar Hive Class, March 16 and 17

Top Bar Hive Class
Interest in Top Bar hives has grown in the last several years and there are a few folks out there who keep them in the Pittsburgh area. It’s not a common beekeeping practice, but Burgh Bees has joined with Gold Star Honeybees of Maine to put on this one time event to allow some insight of the pros and cons of top bar beekeeping and how to manage them so that you can succeed. This class will be offered with limited spaces. These classes draw folks from several states so don’t wait to register!

Class Details:
When: March 16 and 17, 2013. 8:30am to 4:00pm with an hour lunch at noon.
Where: Penn State Extension of Allegheny County. 400 Lexington Street – 3rd floor, Pittsburgh.

Early bees catch the buzz, and save $25 off the $175 tuition. Early registration until March 1st.

You can register here: Top Bar Class Registration

By |February 21st, 2013|FrontPage, OurPrograms, UpcomingEvents|Comments Off|

Beekeeping 102 on March 9th, 2013

This classroom-based course offers new beekeepers detailed information on what to expect the second year of beekeeping. The course will include: an overview of seasonal management issues, with strong focus on swarm management. The goal is for students to learn how to maximize hive health and productivity.

Much more information can be found here: Course Info

By |December 14th, 2012|FrontPage, Highlight, Uncategorized|Comments Off|

Burghs Bees in Bee Culture Magazine

Click here to read the full article from Bee Culture on our community apiary written by our very own Stephen Repasky.

By |September 24th, 2012|FrontPage, Uncategorized|Comments Off|