BeeSteps Beekeeping Education
765 Gravois Rd. Fenton, MO 63026
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Beekeeping Classes

Isabee's instruction is specific to Missouri & Illinois regional conditions

Isabee's is offering on-line beekeeping instruction tailored for beekeepers with 1-5 years of experience. We're offering this instruction in a series of four 2-hour zoom classes on these following topics.

Our instruction is specific to the bi-state area regarding these seasonal bee activities, timed just when you are preparing for these management practices.

Four Session Intermediate Beekeeping

May 13, July 16, Sept 9 2024 / Feb 2025 TBD
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Monday, May 13 Honey production - growing colonies for production, how and when to extract, equipment, processes and storage.
Tuesday, July 16 Parasites and pathogens including varroa & tracheal mites, small hive beetle and wax moth control; testing, identification, treatments and timing.
Monday, Sept 9 Overwintering - The most important colony trait - successful overwintering AND the most regionally specific management practice. How and when to prep your colonies, plus what does a "healthy colony" look like going into winter in our region.
Feb 2025 TBD Spring Management & Swarm Control - Helping your over-wintered colonies for proper spring build up, detecting signs of swarm preparation, swarm control, capture and post-swarm management.
Class will involve live on-line instruction with links to tailored hand-outs. Upon registration, you will receive a zoom class link with recommended reading in preparation for the class.
Class is live on-line via the Zoom meeting app , and a recorded version will also be available via the Wistia app for a limited time, after each session. aa.
Class series fee - $75.00
(price includes 4 zoom classes)


"We found the first class of the series very helpful.
It will give us a great option to use next season.
Thanks Jane! Looking forward to the rest of the series."
  Pat G

"I really enjoy the classes." George K

"Always learn something new even after watching both classes." Deb S

"The session was quite helpful, I/we still have a lot to learn and I'm sure this first honey harvest will result in a lot more questions." Ed R

"Great Class !!!" Fred H

For more information about BeeSteps, email to jane@

Other Educational Resources
Greater Saint Louis Area Beekeeping Clubs
Saint Louis Beekeepers St. Louis, Mo.
Three Rivers Beekeepers St. Charles, Mo.
St. Clair Beekeepers Association St. Clair, Il.
Jefferson County Beekeepers Association Hillsboro, Mo.
Missouri Beekeeping Clubs
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