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University of Nebraska- Lincoln Introductory (Year 1 & 2) Beekeeping – Scottsbluff

- February 23, 2019 -


Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019    
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Panhandle Research & Extension Center
4502 Ave I, Scottsbluff, NE, 69361

Part I (lectures & hands-on activities):
Saturday and Sunday, February 23-24, 2019
Sat: 9am-4pm (registration begins at 8:30am)
Sun: 9am-Noon (lunch not provided)

At Panhandle Research & Extension Center 4502 Ave I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Part II (Field Day):
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Learn About…

  • Honey bee biology
  • Equipment and Management
  • Honey Production
  • Maintaining Healthy Hives
  • Swarm management
  • trouble-shooting queen failures
  • Pest & Pathogen control
  • Honey production
  • Value-added products

This course focuses on year one and year two beekeeping.
For additional information on advanced beekeeping please visit

Taught by:

Judy Wu-Smart
UNL Professor
Dept. of Entomology

Dustin Scholl
Apiary Manager – UNL Bee Lab


$75 per person
Includes beekeeping handbook, lecture slides, equipment catalogs, Varroa Kit, Refreshments, Lunch Saturday, Light breakfast Sunday.

$35 for each additional family member (does not include handbooks)

*when registering, please let us know about dietary restrictions

For additional information about the class, contact UNL Bee Lab at 

Pre Registration Required (Please register by February 15, 2019)
Send: Name(s) Address, Phone number, email and class fee to:

Jeri Cunningham
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Department of Entomology
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816


phone: 402-472-8678