Specialized Beekeeping Courses
The Art of Queen Rearing
Workshops offered by the WSU Honey Bee Program – Check back for our 2014 summer workshops
This workshop will provide an understanding of what it takes to rear high quality queens. Basic biology and methods of queen rearing will be presented. This workshop give hands on instruction in rearing high quality queens. Beekeepers will be involved in the various steps: setting up cell builders; grafting; establishing mating nuclei. A queen right and a queen less system will be demonstrated.
The format is a combination of lecture and hands on demonstration. Bring a bee veil and whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in.
Registration will be accepted January 2014.