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Introductory (Year 1 and 2) Beekeeping – Scottsbluff

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Panhandle Research and Extension Center Room: Bluestem Room
4502 Avenue I
Scottsbluff NE 69361
Contact: Jeri Cunningham, 402-472-8678, jcunningham1@unl.edu
This is a basic course that focuses on everything you need to start beekeeping, including topics on beekeeping equipment, protective gear, honey bee biology, stressors, and bee management. We will also cover aspects of swarm management, honey production, and value-added products. Part I of the course includes lectures by several speakers and hands-on activities. Part II of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and applies the lessons from Part I. Learn how to setup the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Part II (Field Day) is Sunday, February 24, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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