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Managing your beehive for maximum results

Learn about the different techniques for managing your bees for maximum results. We will outline the different tasks for each season.

Learn about the different techniques for managing your bees for maximum results. We will outline the different tasks for each season.



About this Event




This course is designed for people who want to learn about the optimum management techniques for the bees in their backyard. There is approximately 45 minutes of content followed by a 15 minute question and answer.

This course is conducted by Barry The Beeman. Barry is the creator and administrator of Australia's largest backyard beekeeping group on Facebook, with over 10,000 members (Backyard Beekeeping Australia).

In this session, we will cover the following topics:

  1. The honey bee reproductive cycle
  2. Swarming
  3. Catching a swarm
  4. Overview of bee health - pests & diseases
  5. Optimal hive management techniques
  6. Spring tasks
  7. Summer tasks
  8. Autumn tasks
  9. Winter tasks
  10. Finding and catching a queen
  11. Requeening a hive
  12. Splitting a hive
  13. Pros & cons of a single vs double brood box



Category Lifestyle