Nuc workshops -Managing A Sustainable Apiary Utilizing Nucleus Colonies

Nuc workshops -Managing A Sustainable Apiary Utilizing Nucleus Colonies

70.00

 After several years of experimenting with the models of self sustaining apiaries promoted by the likes of Mike Palmer and Kirk Webster,  we have experienced improved success and learned a lot!  Please join us in a hands on experience learning how we utilize nucs to meet the ultimate goal of a self sustaining apiary.

  • Hands on class catered to experienced beekeepers (2 years min.)

  • Winter hardy queen cell included in price (Additional queen cells available through Boreal Apiaries)

  • Nuc equipment available for purchase day of class

Dates: Spring workshop 3-5pm May 19th, Summer workshop 3-5pm July 20th

Benefits to overwintering nucs...

  • Use them for mite control via splits and brood breaks

  • Smaller and easier to move

  • Ability to have young, local queens on hand to fix issues with other colonies

  • Once system with nucs is established, should not have to buy bees every year

 

 

 

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