Honey Bees and Beekeeping: In the Beginning

Bee Health September 02, 2014|Print

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Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Bee Biology and Equipment
  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals¬†

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Queenlessness

6. It's Harvest Time

  • It's Harvest Time
  • Extracting Honey
  • Packaging and Selling Honey
  • Commercial Honey Processing

7. Rounding Out the Year

  • Overwintering Hives
  • Overwintering and One Story Hives
  • Second Season Management
  • Fall Management

In the Beginning

  • Bee Biology and Equipment
  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Releasing Queens

In the Beginning: Section 2.1: Bee Biology and Equipment

Presented with permission of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. To purchase the complete "Honey Bees and Beekeeping" television series on DVD or accompanying book, please call 1-800-359-4040.

In the Beginning: Section 2.2: Receiving and Installing Bees

Presented with permission of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. To purchase the complete "Honey Bees and Beekeeping" television series on DVD or accompanying book, please call 1-800-359-4040.

In the Beginning: Section 2.3: Releasing Queens

Presented with permission of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. To purchase the complete "Honey Bees and Beekeeping" television series on DVD or accompanying book, please call 1-800-359-4040.