Beekeeping for beginners


WASHINGTON, Pa. — Virtual Webinar Series Penn State Cooperative Extension is conducting a virtual Beginner Beekeeping Class starting in February 2011.

Webinar course

The webinar course is designed to create a foundation of beekeeping knowledge in order to confidently help beginners manage honeybees.

Webinars are web-based seminars which delivers training through the Internet directly to your computer. You are able to view the presentation via your home/office computer and listen to the audio portion of the presentation through your computer’s speakers.

These are interactive and will allow the participants to ask questions and communicate with the presenters.

The sessions will be recorded and available to participants until the end of the year.

One year course

The Beekeeping for Beginners is a one year course that will include the following:

• A seven part live webinar series (all sessions will be recorded and available until Dec. 31, 2011)

•Virtual Beekeeping Field Day

• Accessibility to instructors through:

— Virtual office hours

— Discussion forums

The registration fee for the one year Beekeeping for Beginners is for $150. Registration and agenda information can be found at:


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