Introductory Beekeeping (Year 2)

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Christenson Agricultural Research Education Building
Contact: Jeri Cunningham, 402-472-8678, jcunningham1@unl.edu
This course builds upon the basic management practices covered in Year 1 Beekeeping and focuses on how to maintain healthy honey bee colonies. Meant for beekeepers with at least one year of experience. Part I of the course includes lectures by several speakers and hands-on activities. Topics include swarm management, splitting colonies, reversals, pest and pathogen management, honey production, and value-added products. Part II (date TBD) of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and takes the lessons from Part I into practice.

To register, send name, address, phone number, email, and registration fee of $70 (plus $35 for each additional family member) to Jeri Cunningham, Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0816. Registration deadline is March 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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