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)= Saturday, March 21, 2020 | Extension Office 8015 West Center Road Omaha NE 68124
Check-in starting at 8:30 Lecture – 9a-4p
Part II (field Day) = May 16, 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)