START HERE: Beekeeping Basics
The only program you’ll ever need to build your beekeeping foundation. Designed for beekeepers who have not gotten bees yet, or those who are feeling lost or overwhelmed with their colony commitments. Reach your potential with this course.
Beekeeping Basics: Orientation to Hobby Beekeeping
Curious about bees? Learn the basics in our Orientation to Hobby Beekeeping. You'll learn what equipment you'll need so that you can keep bees safely, how to get bees, and where to keep your bees. We help you build your beekeeping foundations.
Beekeeping Basics: Installing a Nucleus Colony
This mini-course outlines how to install a nucleus colony, and includes resources to guide you through the installation process.
Beekeeping Basics: Pollen and Nectar Flow
Flow is when nature provides food for your colonies of bees. In this mini-course, we cover indicators of flow, how pollination works, and how you can better predict when and how your bees will be bringing in food to your colonies.
Beekeeping Basics: Introduction to Hive Inspections
This mini-course outlines the basics of performing hive inspections. Hive inspections are essential for keeping your hive healthy. The ABC Bees 5 Questions are introduced and explained.
Beekeeping Basics: All About Queens
This course will help you identify what a queen cell looks like, why queens are different from other castes in the hive, as well as signs to showcase that a virgin queen is roaming your colony as its’ new matriarch.