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Year 1 Beekeeping Course | Kimmel Orchard

5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Kimmel Orchard
5995 G Road
Nebraska City NE 68410
Target Audiences:
UNL Bee Lab, (402) 472-8378,
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 ~ Lectures and Demos: Saturday, April 13th (9 am - 4 pm) at Kimmel Orchard, 5995 G Road, Nebraska City

- Part I of the course includes lectures, hands-on activities, and demos by several speakers.

Part II ~ Field Day: Monday, April 15 (5 pm - 8 pm) at Kimmel Orchard, 5995 G Road, Nebraska City, NE.

- Part II of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and takes the lessons from Part I into practice.

Learn how to set up the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections.

Registration required and cost is $55/person + $15 for additional family (lunch and snacks included). Bee suits and beekeeping equipment will be available.

If you have any questions, please call 402-472-8378 or email:


Make checks payable to: University of Nebraska

Send class fee to:

UNL Bee Lab
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816

Your seat will not be reserved until your payment has been received.

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This event originated in Great Plains Master Beekeeping.