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  • Beginners Beekeeping Course: October Offering | How to Be a Beekeeper | Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education
    one thing in common a newfound confidence to start their own hives and pursue their passion for beekeeping CAUTION As you will be working around live bee colonies please remember to wear light colored and smooth textured clothing as dark colored textured and woolly clothing can aggravate the bees Please refrain from using perfume or hair gel and keep jewelry to a minimum NOTE In order to reserve your bees for the upcoming season please contact your supplier by January A NJ Honey Bee Suppliers list and a Glossary of Terms will be sent to you with your confirmation upon registering for this class Instructors Instructor Bob Hughes is a sideline beekeeper with over 25 years of beekeeping experience Instructor Tim Schuler currently serves as State Apiarist with the NJ Department of Agriculture and has 22 years of beekeeping experience Their command of this topic was truly impressive Their obvious interest and their approachability made these courses a real pleasure Course Attendee Bee ginner s Beekeeping Mentioned in NY Times and The Star Ledger Click to read more Looking for something more advanced Attend our Beyond the Basics Practice Hive Management Tools for Beekeepers course This course is recommended for people who have a general knowledge of the language and terminology of apiculture and have kept a bee colony for at least one 1 full year Interested in joining the New Jersey Beekeepers Association Visit http njbeekeepers org for details Fees Registration Fee 195 00 NJ Beekeeper s Association Members 175 00 Substitutions are permitted View cancellation policy Textbooks Penn State Extension s Beekeeping Basics textbook is included with your course materials at no additional charge You may also purchase an optional text A Field Guide to Honey Bees and Their Maladies through our office for only 20 Please include

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  • Practical Hive Management Tools for Beekeepers | Advanced Beekeeping | Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education
    basic understanding of the biology of Honey bees Fundamentals of beekeeping will not be covered The course will consist of morning lectures in the classroom and afternoons in the bee yard applying the methods learned earlier in the day CAUTION Since you will be working with LIVE bees please be aware that there is a small risk of bee stings occurring during the program Always wear light colored and smooth textured clothing as dark colored textured and wooly clothing can aggravate the bees Register early Class size is limited to only 25 participants NOTE It is not mandatory but strongly recommended that you take our Bee ginners Beekeeping class first Courses are offered multiple times per year so please visit our beekeeping page to see the latest offerings Interested in joining the New Jersey Beekeepers Association Visit http njbeekeepers org for details Fees Early Registration Fee TBD Registration Fee TBD Boxed Lunch for both days optional TBD Substitutions are permitted View cancellation policy Meals A continental breakfast and tea coffee will be provided with your registration fee Boxed lunches are available for purchase for 20 covers both days Please indicate if you would like a vegetarian lunch NOTE If you have any dietary restrictions or special needs please alert us at least 1 week in advance of the course date so that we may accommodate you Location GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses Even if they take you to the correct building they will not take you to the assigned parking lot Therefore we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide Floriculture Greenhouse 64 Nichol Ave New Brunswick NJ 08901 Directions Parking Information Map Parking permit required for this location will be provided to registrants Note Pre registration is required We re sorry but we cannot guarantee

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  • Is That a Beekeeper in Your Backyard? | Surprise! NJ Beekeepers Come From All Walks of Life
    the course Since 2005 over 1 200 people have attended he said The next beginner class is scheduled for April 18 20 2013 in Bordentown NJ Other than it s something I m interested in it s almost like a fun battery recharge for me to be in a room with so many people from so many walks of life who want to learn about bees said Anderson who noted retired NHL hockey star Scott Stevens even took the class a couple of years ago It s a great thing to see Rutgers also offers a more advanced two day class called Beyond the Basics that covers feeding methods how to remove honey from hives pest management for honey bees and other topics Interest in the courses is partly due to stories in the news about colony collapse disorder a generalized term used to describe bee hives that don t survive the winter Anderson said In winter 2010 the number of hives that collapsed rose from the previous year according to a survey of New Jersey beekeepers An instructor gives beginner beekeeping students a chance to see bees up close Since 2005 over 1 200 people have attended State apiarist Tim Schuler said 21 of the 3 073 bee colonies surveyed died in winter 2011 2012 which is down from 34 percent the previous winter but up from 17 percent in the winter of 2007 08 The reasons are varied but the biggest contributor is varroa mites said Schuler who teaches the Rutgers courses along with beekeeper Bob Hughes Those who did nothing to treat the mites saw a 44 percent death rate while beekeepers who treated for mites saw death rates around 17 percent and those who treated early had an even lower over winter death loss Another factor supplemental feedings For those who saw poor honey flows in the fall additional feedings helped improve the bees ability to survive the winter Schuler said But the losses while troubling are not at crisis levels Do I think the world is coming to an end because of it Absolutely not Schuler said When Michael Long took the Rutgers Bee ginner s class in the spring of 2007 he didn t know about all the bees dying off He just wanted to find a way to help his small backyard orchard of pear and apple trees in Little Egg Harbor What started as an effort to improve his own backyard orchard has become a full fledged business for Michael Long an attendee of the 2007 beginner s beekeeping class Long 49 who has worked in the building maintenance and inspection field read that his misshapen fruit and decreased vegetable crop was due to a lack of pollination Soon after the class Long bought some hives and before he knew it was renting them out to farmers in South Jersey to help pollinate their crops He remembered listening to Schuler in class say some in the audience would become pollinators I was

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  • Equine Nutrition | Animal Science | Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education. | Formerly Cook College.
    meet the special needs of horses that are ill or geriatric Practical approaches to feeding the various classes of horses such as broodmares stallions foals and performance horses in addition to feeding systems including pasture management are presented in the last segments of the course Several optional wet labs and field trips are offered during the semester To assist continuing education students who might not be able to regularly travel to New Brunswick the course has been designed so it may be taken on line with no attendance requirements As an on line student you will have access to all lecture and supplemental information provided to the in class attendees There will be two weekly live chat sessions with the professor to discuss the assigned topics You will also have the ability to participate in field trips and demonstrations and even the classroom portion of the course as your schedule permits If you wish to be able to access the on line course you must provide an e mail address at the time of registration so we can enter you into Rutgers E classroom system Who Should Attend This 14 week program is an undergraduate course that is offered on a noncredit basis to horse owners trainers feed sales representatives or anyone interested in the topic If you register as a continuing education student you will receive continuing education units 3 6 CEUs rather than undergraduate college credits Please note that a high school diploma is required and a background in biology and physiology is useful but not required Download Brochure PDF Other Recommended Courses Horse Management semester class Fees Registration Fee TBD Multi Person Registration Fee TBD Substitutions are permitted View cancellation policy Meals No meals will be provided at this course Location GPS systems may not recognize campus

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  • Horse Management Course | Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education | Formerly Cook College
    and supplemental information provided to the in class participants and there will be two weekly on line chat sessions with Dr Ralston to discuss the material covered in the lectures These sessions will be scheduled at the start of the semester at a time which is convenient for the group On line registrants always have the option to participate in field trips and demonstrations and even the classroom portion of the course as their schedule permits If you wish to be able to access the on line course you must provide an e mail address at the time of registration so we can enter you into Rutgers E classroom system Please note that the on line course notes and materials have many videos and photos and high speed internet access is required to fully benefit from them access using dial up connections will be very frustrating if not impossible Who Should Attend This course is designed for potential horse owners new horse owners and horse enthusiasts As an undergraduate course that is extended to continuing education students a high school diploma is required If you register as a continuing education student you will receive up to 3 6 Continuing Education Units CEU s and a certificate rather than undergraduate college credit Instructor Sarah Ralston VMD Ph D Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition Associate Professor Department of Animal Science Download Brochure PDF Fees Registration Fee 570 00 Multi Person Registration Fee 495 00 Register with a friend or colleague and save Substitutions are permitted View cancellation policy Meals No meals will be provided at this course Location GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses Even if they take you to the correct building they will not take you to the assigned parking lot Therefore we strongly recommend that you use

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  • Electricity, Motors, and Meters | Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education | Formerly Cook College
    circuits and motor name plate data Multimeter functions and meggar use Clamp on amp probe use and circuit protection Download Brochure PDF Credits In addition to 0 6 Rutgers CEUs this electrical training course has been approved for he following credits NJ Water and Wastewater Operators 6 TCHs PA Water and Wastewater Operators 6 Recert Hours NJ Electrical Contractor Continuing Education Hours 6 Fees Registration Fee 290 00 Multi Person Registration Fee 250 00 Register with a colleague and save NJLWO Fee T W VSWS License Holders Only 145 00 Substitutions are permitted View cancellation policy Meals Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost NOTE If you have any dietary restrictions or special needs please alert us at least 1 week in advance of the course date so that we may accommodate you Location GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses Even if they take you to the correct building they will not take you to the assigned parking lot Therefore we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide Agriculture Museum of New Jersey 103 College Farm Road New Brunswick NJ 08901 Directions Parking permit required for this location will be provided

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  • Variable Frequency Drives | Electrical Training | Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education
    other operating costs This Variable Frequency Drives Electrical Training Course Will Cover VFD theory operation and applications New installations and startup Control status monitoring VFD fault troubleshooting Feedback controls Maintaining servicing and operating VFDs Download Brochure PDF Credits In addition to 0 6 Rutgers CEUs this electrical training course has been approved for the following continuing education credits NJ Water and Wastewater Operators 6 TCHs PA Water and Wastewater Operators 6 Recert Hours NJ Electrical Contractor Continuing Education Hours 6 Fees Registration Fee 290 00 Multi Person Registration Fee 250 00 Register with a colleague and save NJLWO Fee T W VSWS License Holders Only 145 00 Substitutions are permitted View cancellation policy Meals Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost NOTE If you have any dietary restrictions or special needs please alert us at least 1 week in advance of the course date so that we may accommodate you Location GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses Even if they take you to the correct building they will not take you to the assigned parking lot Therefore we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide Agriculture Museum of New Jersey 103

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  • Ladder Logic | Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education | Formerly Cook College
    27 2015 See all of our Electrical and Mechanical course offerings or all of our Water and Wastewater course offerings Upcoming courses Basic Electrical Print Reading Electricity Motors Meters Fundamentals of Generators Transformers Instrumentation for Water Wastewater Operations Introduction to Hydraulics Ladder Logic Motor Control Circuits Wiring to Troubleshooting Operation Maintenance of Pumps Variable Frequency Drives Recently held courses Chainsaw Maintenance and Safety Basic Chainsaw Maintenance and Safety Advanced Introduction

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