Beekeeping in Vermont

Beekeeping in Vermont


Cornell Certificate Program

VBA members can sign up for Cornell's Master Beekeeping Certificate program at a substantially discounted rate. The 15-month training program consists of four online classes and three in-person final exams at Cornell's Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Studies. 

Who should enroll? 

  • Beekeepers seeking advanced depth and breadth of knowledge to increase the success of their operation, extend their business opportunities, and gain credibility as a resource in the beekeeping community
  • Beekeepers with at least 3 years beekeeping experience.

Normally, the cost for registration is $899 but current members of the Vermont Beekeepers Association can join the program at the discounted rate of $599. You can learn more about the program here

If interested in registering, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive the code you will need for the discounted rate.