23. November 2019 - 9:30
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Making the Move into Bee Farming | South of Scotland BKA HQ | Saturday, 23. November 2019


This course is for the hobby beekeeper looking to make the move towards professional bee farming. It covers the practical issues affecting bee farming on a larger scale, as well as information on setting up a business, keeping accurate accounts, running a business and writing a business plan. Marketing and branding products will also be covered and the course will include a visit to a large scale bee farming extracting facility.
Course Fees
This is a Healthy 'BEES' Project course and fees for students are generously subsidised by the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund, which is jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the European Union. Bookings are discounted to £65.27 which includes an administration charge for online bookings.
Instructions and venue information
Joining instructions with course outline, what to bring, and venue information will be sent to students upon booking.
Target Audience
The Healthy 'BEE' Project courses are aimed at those who wish to teach or mentor other beekeepers or are studying for SBA modular exams or practical assessments or who simply want to improve their beekeeping. They are delivered by Scottish Expert Beemasters on behalf of Moray Beekeepers Association. If you wish to be a better beekeeper and learn more about your bees and their care then these courses are for you.
Students are welcome to apply on a first come, first served basis.
Course Booking Cancellation Policy
Moray Beekeepers Association reserves the right to reschedule or cancel advertised courses. Should this be necessary then you will be given the option of a refund or a transfer to another course/date. We will give as much notice as possible, but regret that we cannot be responsible for any other costs such as those relating to travel or accommodation that might result from this.
Students who have booked on courses may cancel and receive a full refund if notice of cancellation is received at least four weeks before the course start date. If notice of cancellation is received less than four weeks before the course start date, refunds will only be issued if the cancelled place(s) can be re-sold.
A course booking indicates an acceptance of this cancellation policy.