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BFD - Treatment free beekeeping Course Leo Sharashkin

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Date: Jun 16, 2018

Venue: Shire Hall, 3 Agincourt Square, Monmouth

Contact: Bees for Development

Telephone: 01600 714848

Time: 9:00 am


Event Details:

Weekend Course on treatment free beekeeping in horizontal hives with Dr Leo Sharashkin of Missouri, USA.

The Course will take a natural approach to beekeeping including:

How bees live in nature and how to respect their ways in your apiary.

Natural and less intensive management.

Start or increase an apiary by attracting swarms of local bees.

Horizontal hives and their advantages.

Wax foundation v foundationless natural comb.

Colony management - what to do and what not to do.

One-box hive, no feeding, no queen excluders, no requeening.

Healthy strong colonies without any treatments.

Dr Leo Sharashkin is editor of Keeping Bees With a Smile: A Vision and Practice of Natural Apiculture, a comprehensive resource on keeping bees naturally in horizontal hives. He is contributor to American Bee Journal, The Beekeepers Quarterly, and Acres USA, and speaks internationally on sustainable beekeeping, organic growing, and Earth-friendly living. He holds a PhD in Forestry from the University of Missouri and a Master’s in Natural Resources from Indiana University, USA.

Price: £325 this includes tuition, refreshments and lunch on both days, and VAT.

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