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Sun, 20 Feb


Half Barrel Honey

BEYOND BEGINNERS with Kevin Tracy (Renmark)

Are you ready to move BEYOND the basics of beekeeping? Intermediate level This is an opportunity to spend time with Kevin Tracy, Qualified Beekeeper Educator and Queen Breeder from Qld. Come along and have a great day with other beekeepers. Gain knowledge, learn essentials and share experiences.

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BEYOND BEGINNERS with Kevin Tracy (Renmark)
BEYOND BEGINNERS with Kevin Tracy (Renmark)

Time & Location

20 Feb 2022, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Half Barrel Honey, 504 Kulkyne St, Renmark West SA 5341, Australia

About the event

Beyond Beginners course information.

Beyond Beginners” assumes that you have some experience with beekeeping.

This is an opportunity to establish better beekeeping practices for successful

outcomes. And to confirm that you are “on the right track”.

You will spend time with the bees, with instructions and answering your questions.

Topics covered will include:

  • Basic bee anatomy and roles of castes
  • Different hive designs
  • Splitting a Honey bee colony for increase or sale
  • Swarm management and How to catch
  • “Tips” for how to find a Queen bee, including practical exercise
  • Replacing a Queen bee
  • Honey bee health
  • Brood frame manipulation, including practical exercise

Ample time for questions and answers in class and field.

If you want to move beyond the basics, then this course is for you.

There will be questions answered, new insights, and practice methods for you.

Refresh your knowledge and learn new skills; there is always more to learn.

Bring your clean bee suit (washed) and wear covered-in shoes. We provide gloves, hive tools and smokers.

Come along; it will be an informative and fun day.

See you there. Kevin Tracy.

Date: Sunday, Feb 20th, 2022.

Time: 9 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Half Barrel Honey. 504 Kulkyne Street, Renmark West, SA 5341.

Cost $195 (includes refreshments and light lunch)

Trainer: Kevin Tracy. Qualified Beekeeper Educator and Queen Breeder.



    This ticket includes access to live bees for the practicals, refreshments and a light lunch.




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