A practical, hands-on class that
will provide the skills necessary to be a successful beekeeper is being offered
by Southeast Community College’s Continuing Education Division.
“Beekeeping for Beginners” is a 12-month
class that begins Oct. 8 and runs through Sept. 9, 2014. The class meets just
once per month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday, at SCC’s Continuing
Education Center, 301 S. 68th St. Place, Lincoln. Cost is $150 per
person. Charlie Simonds, a retired state of Nebraska bee inspector who brings
years of experience to the class, and Hershel Staats are the instructors.
To register, contact Nancy Holman
at 800-828-0072 ext. 2712, 402-437-2712 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Success in beekeeping requires an
intimate knowledge of the honeybee and management practices based on colony
habits and the bees’ behavior. Whether a person is interested in beekeeping as
a hobby or for added income, this class will provide all the information
During lab classes, students will
have the opportunity to establish and manage their own hive of bees through one
production cycle. There will be added supply costs for the hive, as well as
equipment, which will be discussed the first night of class.