What type of beekeeping operation do you want to have? Honey Production, Queen Production, Bee Production, Pollination, or other?
The answer to that question will determine what type of management you need to conduct in your apiary.
While several goals may be accomplished simultaneously, others conflict and will most likely lead to failure one way or the other. We will discuss management aspects for each.
Join Janet Clayton who is a WV State Master Beekeeper with 28 years of experience keeping bees in WV and a member of the Barbour County Beekeepers Association. Janet currently has 15 hives but has had as many as 80.
Sponsored by North Bend State Park, which may be reached by calling 304.643.2931 or 1-800-CALL-WVA and ask for North Bend or visit www.northbendsp.com.