thank you very much. i have a few books. and some equipment. starting slow. and hope to do my best. thanksriverrat said:UB4257 nice to see you on the forum. Im sure you can find you a good local mentor. But above all remember the mentor will not be at your side at all times so I would recommend READ READ READ, post questions and answers on the forum not only helps other but tests your knowlege on general beekeeping when you answer. And there is no better confidence builder when you answer a question and other forum members pat you on the back with a post saying good advise. Hope to see you active. And remember there has never been a dumb question asked or a smart question that wasnt asked. Hope to see you around the board. oh yes did i mention to READ
thanks. i have equipment. a small hive. everything included. books. no bees.just want some hands on. and ive got a number for a person in my area. so im going to start there. thankstecumseh said:ub writes:
just for what it is worth... there are two times in my life that I had the opportunity to go and work for commercial concerns. if you can get the basic via reading and have good protective gear these are exceptional opportunities to learn more in a shorter time frame than most folks could even imagine. a condensed and intensive learning experience. any personal connection you can make in the process is like 'green stamps' or gravy.