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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 172 : INSPECTION OF APIARIES

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 3023a)
  • § 3023a. Vermont beekeeper educational program

    (a) The Secretary, in cooperation with the Vermont Beekeepers Association, shall establish a voluntary educational program to train a person who owns bees, apiaries, colonies, or hives in the State. The educational program shall address:

    (1) bee health;

    (2) varroa mite identification and control;

    (3) identification of common diseases or pests;

    (4) proper maintenance of hives;

    (5) State laws regarding beekeeping and pesticide application; and

    (6) continued education opportunities.

    (b) The Secretary shall award a certificate to a person who completes the Vermont beekeeper training program under subsection (a) of this section. (Added 2019, No. 35, § 4.)