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Beekeeping school in Massachusetts




                                LEARN ABOUT HONEYBEES

            Essex Agricultural & Technical Institute, in conjunction
            with the Essex County Beekeepers' Association, is offering a
            ten week course on Practical Beekeeping (Course #N900) at
            the Topsfield Fairgrounds, Route 1, Topsfield,
            Massachusetts.

            Practical Beekeeping is an introductory level course
            designed to provide students who have no previous knowledge
            or experience with beekeeping the necessary information and
            skills to keep honeybees and produce honey and beeswax.
            Class will include a workshop on building bee equipment and
            will culminate with a field session working with live
            honeybees.

            Classes will be held on Tuesdays, 7 to 9:30 PM, from
            February 4 to April 19, 1997 (no school on February 18).
            Tuition is $35.00 per family ($15.00 per senior citizen).
            Tuition includes textbook, supplemental handouts and
            refreshments.  No pre-registration is required (registration
            at first two classes).  For more information, call Carlton
            Brown at 508-462-8739.