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 ...
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
Includes Text: The Hive & the Honey Bee by Dadant
Includes: Written Test, Practical Test
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.