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Elk Valley Beekeeper Field Day set

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 5:41 am

The Elk Valley Beekeeping Association, in conjunction with the Franklin County Extension Service, is holding a beekeeping field day on June, 22 from 11:00 AM. until 3:00 PM at the Franklin County Extension office at 406 Joyce Lane in Winchester.

Topics will include:  seasonal hive management, and integrated pest management techniques, honey extraction and splitting honeybee colonies. Weather permitting members and attendees will actually open working honeybee colonies.

Everyone is welcome to attend and a potluck dish will be required for lunch. Extra bee suits will be available for attendees that do not currently have on and want to look inside a working beehive.

This program is designed for anyone interested in beekeeping. Please contact John Ferrell at 967-2741 for more information.