Ever wonder exactly how bees convert nectar into honey? Why do they make more honey than they need to survive? What can you do as a beekeeper to maximize honey production? How should you harvest and process honey to maintain its wholesome goodness?
Join Dr. Rick Fell, Virginia's Extension Apiculturist and Keith Tignor, Virginia's State Apiarist, as they demystify honey production for us in a workshop designed to help beekeepers understand the principles behind a bountiful honey harvest.
Removing honey (Fume boards, bee escapes)
Judging packed honey
Determining moisture content of honey
Please contact Pam Fisher if you would like to register for this workshop or require further information.