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Introductory Beekeeping Workshop (Year 1) – Omaha, NE

- February 1, 2020 -

Date(s) - Feb 01, 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.

Date, Time, Location:
Part I (Lecture) Feb 1st, 2020 | Extension Office 8015 West Center Road Omaha NE 68124

Part II (field Day) = April 25, 2020 | Extension Office 8015 West Center Road Omaha NE 68124

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)