Date(s) - Feb 21, 2020
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This is an introductory level course that focuses on everything you need to start beekeeping, including topics on beekeeping equipment, protective gear, honey bee biology, stressors, and management basics. Part I of the course includes lectures by several speakers & hands-on activities. Part II of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and takes the lessons from Part I into practice. Learn how to setup the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections.
Part I (lecture part 1)= Feb 21, 2020 | Feb 28, 2020 (Lecture) | Wesleyan University 5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln NE
Check-in time 1:30 Lecture times 2p-5p both days
Part II (field Day) = April 17, 2020 |April 24, 2020 | Location – TBA
Cost: $80 per person, includes beekeeping handbook, lecture slides, equipment catalogs, Varroa kit, refreshments & lunch. $30 for each additional family member (does not include handbooks)