Open Apiary (Meriden, KS)

Open Apiary Training


Open Apiary times are an informal unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as 2 hours of field training towards your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. 

Beekeepers: Steve Tipton and Becky Tipton


March 19 —First inspections

April 23—How to install bees in your hive
May 21—Making splits w mated queens and divisions to control swarming
June 18—Supering your hives and evaluating strength
July 16—honey harvest
Aug 20—Hive evaluation and varroa treatments
Sept 17—winter preparation

State: Kansas
Field Training: 

Course Date: 
March 19, April 23, May 21, June 18, July 16, Aug 20, Sept 17

Course Time: 
1 P.M. - 3 P,M.

Course Location: 
9491 X Road, Meriden, KS 66512