GRAFTING

This is a two day course where you will learn the basics of queen rearing. The course is limited to five individuals per session to insure everyone has hands on time and 1 on 1 help. 

Day 1

  • How to keep a queen schedule

  • How to identify a good breeder queen

  • Making and setting up your starter/finisher hive

  • Grafting 101

Day 2

  • Checking your grafts

  • Setting up mating nucs

  • Drones

  • Reviewing different styles of mating nucs

  • Installing queen cells into a mating nucs

  • Marking queens

Course Date: June and July, exact date TBD