Hi, I just got this and (seeing as there appear to be no details elswhere on the web) thought it might be useful to post here. (It looks like great value).
Bee-Ginners Beekeeping Course 2006
Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development is offering a comprehensive course for beekeeping beginners. The workshop is designed to build basic beekeeping skills. It focuses on bee biology, equipment, seasonal management, producing honey crop, and management of bee pests. The program combines classroom instruction with hands-on experience.
Dates: May 19 & 20, 2006, Classes run from 9:00 am until 5:30 pm each day.
Place: Crop Diversification Centre North
Instructors: Dr. Medhat Nasr, Provincial Apiculturist
Mr. Tom Hegan commercial beekeeper
Mr. Malcolm Connell hobby beekeepers
Registration for the workshop is $128.5 GST included. It includes Education materials, Beekeeping Manual, Refreshments and Lunches.
Last day for Registration: May 12, 2005
Inquiries and registration should be directed to:
Deb Heidt at Ag Info Centre
Mail Cheque or Money order payable to: Ministry of Finance
Ag Info Centre
AAFRD Bag 600 Stettler, AB T0C 2L0
Or pay by MC or Visa Call
Toll-free in Alberta: 310 FARM (310-3276) or 1-866-882-7677