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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Introductory (Year 1) Beekeeping

- January 19, 2019 -


Jan 19, 2019    
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UNL Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center
1071 Co Rd G, Mead, NE, 68041

Introductory (Year 1) Beekeeping

Learn about…

  • Honey bee biology
  • Equipment & management
  • Honey production
  • Maintaining healthy hives

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

Part I (lecture & hands-on activities):
Saturday, January 19th 2019
9 am to 4 pm (registration begins at 8:30 am)

At UNL’s ENREC, Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (Formerly ARDC), Mead, NE

Part II (field day): April 13th
At UNL East Campus Pollinator Garden, Lincoln NE

Taught by:
Judy Wu-Smart,
UNL Professor
Dept. of Entomology

Dustin Scholl
Apiary Manager – UNL Bee Lab

plus other guest speakers.

$80 per person, includes beekeeping handbook, lecture slides, equipment catalogs, Varroa kit, refreshments, & lunch.

$40 for each additional family member (does not include handbooks)

*When registering, please let us know about any dietary restrictions.

Pre-registration is required
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

Please register by January 11th, 2019

Make checks payable to: University of Nebraska

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