Beginner Beekeeping Class (Cancelled)

** Due to low registrations the beginner beekeeping course for 2022 has been cancelled, those who have already registered will be hearing from us with additional options and refunds**

The Mid-York Beekeeping club will be having our annual beginner beekeeping class on Saturday, March 12th, 2022. The class will be from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm There is a $40.00 registration fee associated with the class, and this includes a free one year membership to the club.

Free Lunch included and Don’t forget that every attendee has a chance to win a Free Bee Hive complete with Honey Bees!

What: Beginner Beekeeping Class
Date: March 12th, 2022
Time: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Where: Cornell Cooperative Extension
121 Second Street
Oriskany, NY 13424

Sections to be covered in class:

  • Biology of the honeybee
  • History of Beekeeping
  • Type of bees & Location of hives
  • Equipment choices & Costs
  • Protection suits & smokers
  • Dealing with Problems
  • Plant types
  • Setting up your hives
  • Hive management
  • Field Training Program
  • Mentoring
  • Hive Raffle

Sign up here:

direct paypal is available “” or venmo @midyorkbeekeepers of course cash or check (made out to Mid-York Beekeepers)

IF you choose to pay via CASH or CHECK (checks payable to “Mid York Beekeeper Association“) please mail payment C/O Vice President, John Ferguson, 107 Roundmill Lane, Minoa, NY 13116.

you must click the yellow button to fill out the google form to be admitted to the class!