January 25, 2020 – LEARN HOW TO RAISE HONEYBEES!
Memphis Area Beekeepers Association
55th Annual Beekeeping Short Course
Saturday, January 25, 2020
7777 Walnut Grove Rd. Bldg. C, Amphitheater Room
Memphis, TN 38120
7:45 AM to 3:00 PM
Registration at 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM
The Cost of $15.00 includes a BBQ Lunch and First Year’s Membership
The public is invited to attend an educational seminar on beekeeping. Various aspects of beginning beekeeping will be studied including bee hive equipment, hive management, bee disease control, sources of nectar, pollen, and how to install package bees, and other beekeeping topics.
This course will be conducted by experienced Memphis area beekeepers who are members of the local and state beekeeping associations. These presenters, collectively, have many years of beekeeping experience, and will provide a first class opportunity for you to get started in beekeeping.
Those attending the course will receive beekeeping catalogues, hands-on instruction, and a chance to win a beekeepers beginners kit, including a complete bee hive, bees, bee veil, smoker, bee gloves, etc. Four hive kits will be awarded, 2 to Tennessee Residents, and two hives may be awarded at large for the Tri-State Area. A BBQ lunch and refreshments will be provided.
If you have further questions, you can contact Charles Force (901) 831-1207, or
you can also go to our website: www.memphisbeekeepers.com to preregister.
Building “C” at the Agricenter is located on the South end of the complex, and is the middle building. When you enter the door, the meeting room is at the far end of the Building “C” concourse. We will have registration tables at the door to collect dues and applications.
PLEASE GO TO OUR WEBSITE www.memphisbeekeepers.com and fill out the registration form before you come, as we expect a large number of people interested in this fascinating hobby, and it makes registration much easier and faster.