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Introductory (Year 1) Beekeeping Workshop – Lincoln, NE area

- February 24, 2018 -


Feb 24, 2018    
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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)= February 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, Varroa kit, refreshments & lunch.  $35 for each additional family member (does not include handbooks 

***Please register by February 16th, 2018

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