Bee-ginner’s Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture
Learn how to be a beekeeper in this self-paced online course that teaches students how to start, maintain, and care for a honey bee colony.
Make a beeline to Rutgers University’s ONLINE Bee-ginner’s Beekeeping Class. You will cover everything you need to know to further your hobby or get your business off ground!
- Bee Biology
- Queen Bee Purchasing
- Disease and Mite Prevention
- Hive Assembly and Management
- Honey Extraction
- Rules and Regulations
- And Much More!
Our instructors are Mike Haberland, an Associate Professor and County Environmental Agent with Rutgers Cooperative Extension, and Debbie Haberland, a teacher, marine biologist, and owner of Working Girls Meadows apiary. They will be on hand every step of the way to answer your questions and guide your learning. Complete the 15 – 17 hours of online course work at your own pace and attend a live review and Q&A session with our instructors. Certificates will be issued for successful completion of this course. The class will run April 3 – 30, 2023.