Bee Course Materials

Full binder file:

http://caswellcountybeekeepers.org/wpccba/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/CCBA_course_2018.pdf

 

Breakout of each session:

1 Introduction to Beekeeping

2018 cover

2018-CCBA-Beginning-Beekeeping-Course-rev_a

Session_01_Intro_2018

2 Equipment

Session_02_Equipment_2018

3 About the honey bee

Session_03_Bees_2018

4 The colony

Session_04_Colony_2018

5 Starting a Honey Bee Colony

Session_05_Starting_2018

6 Bees’ enemies, pests, and diseases

Session_06_Diseases_2018

7 Food and water for your bees

Session_07_Food_2018

8 Products of the hive

Session_08_Products_2018

9 Managing your bees

Session_09_Management_2018

10 Field Day

2018 Field Day Schedule – Mar 31

 

Receipts

Receipts as of 1-14-18

Best Value order 2018 b

 

Other files:

Tab labels

2018-CCBA-Beekeeping-Course-Registration-Form

2019 Bee course interest list

course binder spline

 

Revisions to be made each year:

  1.  Revise dates on cover, introduction, housekeeping announcements
  2. Revise course schedule – dates, instructors, topics covered
  3. Update CCBA, NCSBA, Apiary inspector, Brushy, Dadant info and bee purchase list
  4. Review each section and add/remove, update information as necessary

 

Copying recommendations:

  1. Portrait orientation
  2. 8.5 in x 11 in paper
  3. 24# Hammermill Laser Bond paper
  4. Double sided (flip on long side)
  5. Black and white copies
  6. Assemble into a single file to be downloaded on copier’s website
  7. Insert blank pages for proper page breaks between sections
  8. Beginning pages in all sections of the binder should have odd page numbers so that they are the first page you see when turning the tab.
  9. Ensure all pages are turned the right way in the file (portrait)
  10. Select option for 3-hole paper punched
  11. Allow at least 2 weeks for printing and delivery (expect delays due to weather)