Midwestern Beekeepers Association hosts beginner’s workshop Feb. 24

The Midwestern Beekeepers Association will have their 23rd Annual Beginning Beekeeping Workshop on Feb. 24 at Drumm Farm Center for Children, Nelson Hall, 3210 South Lee’s Summit Road, Independence Missouri. The Workshop covers bee equipment, bee biology and anatomy, starting your first hive, what to look for during inspections, seasonal management, products of the hive and many other honey bee related subjects. The workshop registration fee is $60 and includes the workshop, a buffet lunch and refreshments, presentation notes, “First Lessons in Beekeeping” by Keith S. Delaplane and a one year membership to Midwestern Beekeepers Association. Current members may register for $45.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the workshop will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Beekeeping suppliers will be on site to order bees and supplies. The class size is limited and registration will close when full or by Feb. 17. No refunds after Feb. 17. Please visit Midwestern Beekeepers Association website at http://www.midwesternbeekeepers.org/ to register with Paypal or to download a registration form. For more information, please call Bob Williams at 816-331-6634.