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Learn all about the bees in new course

The Rowan Co. Beekeepers and Rowan County Cooperative Extension invite you to join the Beginner’s Beekeeping School.

The course is nine weeks on Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., from Jan. 17-March 14, 2017, at the Cooperative Extension office on Old Concord Road.

This course will help new beekeepers learn basic skills and established beekeepers who want to learn more to be successful in keeping honey bees.

It will provide the necessary information about bees, beekeeping, tools and equipment, and helpful resources in the joys of beekeeping.

The course is being taught by RCBA Master Beekeeper Bryan Fisher, and Journey Beekeepers Marcel Renn and Randy Cox.

Cost is $60 per person and includes handouts, beginner beekeeping book, membership into RCBA and a field day event to be announced.

Pre-registration is required as there is limited seating.  Mail check or monies to: RCBA, PO Box 771, Salisbury, NC 28145.

Please include name, address, phone number and e-mail.

For more information, contact Randy Cox at 704-798-4501 or Rowan County Cooperative Extension at 704-216-8970.

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