An Exciting Learning Opportunity for Existing and Intermediate Beekeepers

NC STATE UNIVERSITY APICULTURE PROGRAM + YOUR LOCAL NC EXTENSION OFFICE

PRESENT

Video + Live Lectures from Dr. David R. Tarpy and Colleagues

Hands-On Demonstrations and Certificate of Completion

Live Question and Answer Sessions 

The Perfect Prep Opportunity for the Journeyman Beekeepers Exam!

BEES Academy 2020

Waynesville
Haywood County
Cooperative Extension Center
589 Raccoon Road
Suite 118, Waynesville, NC 28786 
POSTPONED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS AND CANCELLATION OF NCSBA SUMMER CONFERENCE
(originally Tuesday, July 14, 2020
through 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020)
Monroe
Union County
Cooperative Extension Center
3230 Presson Rd, Monroe, NC 28112
POSTPONED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS AND LACK OF ONLINE ENROLLMENT
(originally Thursday, August 27, 2020
through 
Friday, August 28, 2020)

If you need help with using our registration system, please refer to this link:

If you have further technical problems or question about our registration process please email us at: 

reporter_support@ncsu.edu

PRICING AND REGISTRATION:

$100*

PER

PERSON

THE PRICE OF REGISTRATION INCLUDES

Lunch and Snacks

BEES Academy T-Shirt

Handouts and Lecture Notes

DAY 1 

* Different offerings will have slightly different content based on local interests and resources. 

The specific agendas for each location will be available in the registration process for that event.

BEES Academy

DEFAULT LECTURE AGENDA*

HONEY BEE 
BIOLOGY
HONEY BEE 
MANAGEMENT

10:00 am

10:15 am

10:45 am

10:55 am

11:00 am

11:30 am

11:50 am

1:00 pm

1:30 pm

1:50 pm

1:55 pm

2:55 pm

3:25 pm

3:30 pm

4:45 pm

5:30 pm

Introduction

Development and Anatomy (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Division of Labor and Bee Behavior (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Lunch (1:10)

Queens, Drones, and Mating (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Diseases, Parasites, and Disorders (60 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Varroa Integrated Pest Management (75 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Convene

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

DAY 2

HONEY BEE 
MANAGEMENT
HONEY BEE 
INDUSTRY

8:30 am

9:15 am

9:25 am

9:30 am

10:00 am

10:10 am

10:30 am

11:00 am

11:10 am

11:15 am

11:45 am

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

2:40 pm

Advanced Management (45 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Africanized Honey Bees (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Importance of Pesticides (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Honey and Other Hive Products (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Lunch

Hands-On Demonstrations (20 mins per station)

Station 1 - Hive Products

Station 2 - Reading Pesticide Labels

Station 3 - Bee Diseases

Station 4 - Varroa Mite Monitoring

Station 5 - Native Bees

Wrap Up and Certificates

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

NCSU Apiculture Program Members

CONTACT US

Phone: 919.515.3760

Email: ncsu.apiculture@gmail.com

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