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Introductory (Year 2) beekeeping – Lincoln, NE Area

- March 24, 2018 -

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Date(s) - Mar 24, 2018
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This course builds upon the basic management practices covered in Year 1 beekeeping and focuses on how to maintain healthy honey bee colonies. This course is meant for beekeepers with at least one year of experience. Part I of the course includes lectures by several speakers & hands-on activities. Topics include swarm management, splitting colonies, reversals, pest and pathogen management, honey production, and value-added products. Part II of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and takes the lessons from Part I into practice.

Date, Time, Location:

Part I (lecture)= March 24th, 2018 (9a-4p)  at UNL’s Eastern Nebraska Research and Education Center (Formerly ARDC), Mead, NE

Part II (field Day) = April (TBD) at UNL East Campus Pollinator Garden and Outdoor Classroom, Lincoln NE

Cost: $70 per person, includes beekeeping handbook, lecture slides, equipment catalogs, refreshments & lunch.  $35 for each additional family member (does not include handbooks

***Please register by March 16th, 2018

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