Individuals will learn the basics of keeping honey bees, including bee biology, proper care of bees throughout every season, and exactly how to identify and treat typical honey-bee disorders and bugs. This course also addresses the annals of bees, and state and national bee guidelines. Because of the end with this course, members can handle honey-bee colonies for optimum bee health insurance and honey production. To gain more gain benefit from the program, students should have entry level experience with handling bees. Course syllabus.
The course is structured with weekly subjects and tasks, but it utilizes an asynchronous structure so you could sign on whenever convenient. Guidelines for logging about the on line program are sent to registrants about seven days prior to the course starts. Members need usage of an internet-connected computer and may provide for 3-4 hours weekly of research time. The course is taught on line through Moodle, the University of Montana’s on the web discovering system. See the pc system needs.
Participants are also likely to have the text book, which will be available on the internet at Amazon.com or BarnesandNoble.com.
Upon effective conclusion of the program, 2.0 CEUs (Continuing Education devices) should be awarded and a certificate released.
The course offers optional scholastic credit and it has been approved for starters scholastic credit through University of Montana Division of Biological Sciences as BIOB 191 Apprentice Beekeeping. Pupils which opt to use the training course for educational credit must pay an additional $135 credit recording cost.
Required Course Products
Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees Malcom T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney, Storey Publishing 2010