Introductory Beekeeping Class (Year 1)

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Christenson Agricultural Research Education Building
Contact: Jeri Cunningham, 402-472-8678, jcunningham1@unl.edu
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 as well as hands-on activities. Part II (date TBD) of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and puts the lessons from Part I into practice. Learn how to setup the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections.
To register, send name, address, phone number, email, and registration fee of $70 (plus $35 for each additional family member) to Jeri Cunningham, Entomology Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0816. Registration deadline is February 16. Checks should be made payable to the University of Nebraska. Please let us know if you need a meatless option for the lunch.

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