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The South Carolina Master Beekeeping program began in 1996 and is designed to provide interested students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to become successful beekeepers and to be able to share their enthusiasm and knowledge with the public. A successful beekeeper is one who can keep Read More ...

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Anyone with an interest in bees and pollinators in South Carolina is encouraged to join the South Carolina Beekeepers Association. SCBA publishes a monthly newsletter, provides continuing education through the Certified Beekeeper Programs and seminars, offers educational programs throughout the state, and supports the important Read More ...

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SC Master Beekeeping Program Journeyman Course

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Journeyman Course is the next step in education for the Certified Level beekeeper in the SC Master Beekeeping Program.

  • March 10, 17, and 24, 2018

  • Saturdays – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • 2 1/2 Days of Instruction

  • Location: Walhalla, SC – See Venue Information Below


  • Must be current member of SCBA
  • Must have held the Certified Level certification for one year
  • Must have been a practicing beekeeper for at least 2 years

Class Fee

$85 – Course, Book and Test

Includes Text: The Hive & the Honey Bee by Dadant

Includes: Written Test, Practical Test

$60 – Course and Test Only

Includes: Written Test, Practical Test

$60 – Course and Book Only

Includes Text: The Hive & the Honey Bee by Dadant

Note: Minimum cost for the 3 day course is $60.00


Class Topics: History of Bees & Man, Nomenclature, Honey Bee Nutrition, Labels & Regulation, Anatomy & Physiology, Bees & their Relatives, Africanized Bees, Diseases & Pests, Pollination/Parts of a Flower/Pollen & Nectar Plants, Pesticides, Queen Rearing, Making Increases, Swarm Prevention, and The Bee Year: Putting It All Together.


sc state beekeepers association

Sponsored by:

Oconee Beekeepers Association


March 10
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Susan Jones


Oconee County DSS Building
223 Kenneth Street
Walhalla, SC 29691, SC 29691 United States
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