Information on central Iowa beginning beekeeping classes follows. Please contact the person listed below for more details on that specific course and to register.
- Central Iowa Beginning Beekeeping Course
Instructor: Andy Joseph, State Apiarist
When: Tuesday evenings, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Feb. 3 through March 10 (6 weeks)
Location: the DCI conference room in the Iowa Laboratory Facility, Ankeny – adjacent to the DMACC campus
Price: $30/person, $15 each additional family member, and includes everything: tuition, book, handouts, field day expenses, etc. Cash or check made out to “IHPA.”
Need more info? Send email to Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Friendly Beekeepers of Iowa (FBI) Beginning Beekeeping Course
Instructor: FBI members, slated by the week
When: Thursdays at 6:30-8:30pm, Feb. 5 through March 26, 2015 (8 weeks)
Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 2708 N Jefferson Way, Indianola, IA 50125.
Price: The cost of the course will be free, but for first time beekeepers we require you purchase the book, “First Lessons in Beekeeping” by Keith Delaplane, which will be available for $8.00. A power point presentation provided by Andy Joseph, State Apiarist, follows the “First Lessons in Beekeeping” book that we will use as a course outline. This information will be available the first night of class.
Need more info? Send email to Judy at email@example.com Our club welcomes all levels of beekeepers. Most of us continue to attend the course after the first year, as there is always something new to learn! We are of all ages and willing to help and support all.