Friday, April 19, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
VSU Randolph Farm Pavilion
4415 River Road
This educational workshop is free and open to the public.
VDACS State Aparist Keith Tignor will provide classroom instruction on the following topics:
Colony Collapse Disorder
VDACS Pollinator Protection Plan
Grants available for Beekeepers
Beehive Components, Construction and Maintenance
The classroom instruction will be followed by a demonstration of how to open, inspect and maintain a beehive.
Attendees must bring their own bee suit and wear long sleeves, pants and closed-toe shoes in order to participate in the hands-on demonstration with live hives.
For more information, contact Small Farm Outreach Program Agent Tracy Porter at (804) 481-2566 or email@example.com or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.