Winter Preparation in the Apiary

A workshop on WINTERIZING BEEHIVES will be held Tuesday, Nov 17, 2021 β€’ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM at Randolph Farm Pavilion, 4415 River Road, Petersburg, VA 23803

Topics will include opening a hive for inspection, pest identification and management, techniques to feed bees over the winter, and when and how to order honeybee nucs in preparation for the spring. Information received during the program will help attendees mitigate hive loss over the winter.

Information and registration is at For more information, contact Small Farm Outreach agent Tracy Porter at (804) 481-2566 or

All attendees must bring a bee suit to wear during the hive inspection part of this workshop. No open toe shoes, wear light clothes and no perfume or cologne.

Click to download the below flyer SFOP+-+Winterizing+Beehives_Nov17.pdf

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