The 2019 Class was a success with 52 graduates now ready to dive into the world of beekeeping.  We are looking forward to meeting you at our 2020 class on Januray 25.

Our volunteers make this class a success each year and we are thankful for their continued efforts.


January Intro to Beekeeping Class 

(a.k.a. Beekeeping Short Course)

Our beekeeping short course is designed for new beekeepers and will take you through your first year of beekeeping, from the first day your bees arrive through surviving winter.  This course is also a great refresher for the beekeeper who feels they might benefit from a little more confidence in working with their bees.  During the day, you will have the oppurtunity to meet members of the Coweta Beekeeper Association and there will be plenty of time for questions. 


Breakfast, snacks, and lunch are included for the day.  



Complete this form:  CBA Short Course 2020 registration.pdf (187,1 kB)

You may mail in your registration and payment or bring them to the regular meeting byMonday, January 13. 



Saturday, January 25, 2020

8:00 am - approximately 4:00 pm



The UGA Coweta County Extension Center

255 Pine Rd

Newnan, GA 30263


Topics included:

Honeybee anatomy and colony structure

Beekeeper slang and doing the waggle dance

Tools, equipment, and hive assembly

Setting up the apiary and installing bees

Hive management and inspections

A year in the hive and nectar sources

Problems, diseases, and troubleshooting

Collecting and bottling honey

Smoker demonstration

Equipment demonstration

We would like to thank the staff at the Coweta County UGA Extension Office for the privilege of using their facility each month.