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Introductory Beekeeping Workshop (Year 2) – Omaha, NE

- March 21, 2020 -


Mar 21, 2020    
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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)= 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)