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Georgia Grown Innovation Center

Swarm Alarm - METTER

The ability to manage an Apiary to prevent swarming is essential to obtaining a sufficient honey crop. This mini 1-Day course shows you how reduce and physically capture swarms or bait them into a hive to increase apiary size. We will have a lecture followed by a live demonstrations with bee hives.

Swarm Alarm - METTER
Swarm Alarm - METTER

Time & Location

May 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Georgia Grown Innovation Center, 25 S Terrell St, Metter, GA 30439, USA

About the event

The ability to manage an Apiary to prevent swarming is essential to obtaining a sufficient honey crop. However, swarming can never be totally eradicated and the facility to both physically capture swarms or bait them into a hive allows beekeepers to economically increase apiary size. The ability to manage an Apiary to prevent swarming is essential to obtaining a sufficient honey crop. This mini 1-Day course shows you how reduce and physically capture swarms or bait them into a hive to  increase apiary size. In this course the following applied subject areas will be detailed: Biological and Physical Methods of Swarm Prevention, Swarm Capturing Tools, Methods, and Techniques, Bait Hive Types and Deployment, Transporting Captured Swarms, Protocols for Integrating a Captured Swarm Into an Apiary. We will have a lecture followed by a live demonstrations with bee hives.

Schedule


  • 3 hours

    Day 1: Getting Started

Tickets

  • Student, Senior, Military

    $60.00
    +$1.50 service fee
  • Early Bird

    Sale ends: Apr 16, 10:00 PM EDT
    $50.00
    +$1.25 service fee
  • Regular

    $75.00
    +$1.88 service fee

Total

$0.00

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