konza Bee Association



**Beginning Beekeeping Class**

January 27, 2018

Enrollment available soon through the UFM Community Learning Center. You will learn about bee biology, care and feeding, equipment selection and use, honey and wax production, pest control and resources for continued education.  The course objective is to prepare you to successfully care for your bees during the first year of beekeeping. The fee includes a one-year membership in KBA.



Meeting Topics

January- Splits and Swarms
April - 
May - Hive Inspections - Hands on Inspections
June - Honey Extraction
July - Hive Pests and Diseases
August- Hive Inspection Demonstration - Hands on Inspections
            Preparation and Fall Feeding
September- Round Table Discussions
October- No meeting. Wine and Honey Event
December- Honey Tasting and Treats

Past Topics

To see past meeting outlines and topic info go to the Resources page.

  • How to get started   
  • Why keep bees & morphs
  • Splitting Hives
  • Installing Bee Packages
  • Swarm Prevention
  • Honey Extraction
  • Setting up NUCs
  • Requeening
  • Fall Feeding
  • Beekeeping in Ecuador
  • Winter Preparation

Monthly Meetings

2nd Tuesday of Each Month at 7pm @ Sunset Zoo