Bluegrass Beekeeping School Announces Schedule

By: Shannon Trimboli

bees on combThe Bluegrass Beekeeping School will be held at Kentucky State University on March 11. Registration will be in the Student Center and most of the classes will be next door at Bradford Hall. A detailed map of the location can be downloaded here.

Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET. Dr. Tom Webster will discuss several promising developments in honey bee research during the opening session which will begin at 9:00 E.T. Four general sessions will be held throughout the day with each session featuring multiple classes to choose from. Class topics include:

  • Beginning Beekeeping,
  • Starting a Top Bar Hive,
  • Problems Inside the Hive,
  • Commercial Queen Rearing,
  • Moving Beekeeping from a Hobby to a Business,
  • Cooking with Honey,
  • Small Hive Beetles,
  • and many more.

A full schedule can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.

Pre-registration fees are $25 per adult or $10 for high school and younger. The deadline to mail pre-registration forms is March 2. Registration at the door will be $35 per adult or $15 for high school and younger. Please contact Phil Clark ( with any questions you may have.

Bluegrass Beekeeping School Schedule


Pre-registration Form

Form for Registering at the Door