Upcoming Classes

 

  • Beekeeping in Northern Climates – Year 1 (Getting Started in Beekeeping)

    December 8, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm CST

    Interested in becoming a beekeeper? Dr. Marla Spivak and Gary Reuter from the University of Minnesota Bee Lab will help you get started in beekeeping. If you have had no prior experience keeping bees in our cold climate, Beekeeping in Northern Climates, Year 1 will teach you everything you need to k...

  • Beekeeping in Northern Climates – Year 2 (Keeping Bees Year After Year)

    December 9, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST

    Need help keeping your bees alive and healthy year after year? If you have taken Beekeeping Part 1, this engaging course is for you. Taught by Dr. Marla Spivak and Gary Reuter from the University of Minnesota Bee Lab, Beekeeping in Northern Climates, Year 2 will help you maintain healthy bee colonie...

  • Beekeeping in Northern Climates – Year 2 (Keeping Bees Year After Year)

    February 24, 2019, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST

    Need help keeping your bees alive and healthy year after year? If you have taken Beekeeping Part 1, this engaging course is for you. Taught by Dr. Marla Spivak and Gary Reuter from the University of Minnesota Bee Lab, Beekeeping in Northern Climates, Year 2 will help you maintain healthy bee colonie...

  • Beekeeping in Northern Climates Beyond the Basics

    April 13, 2019, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm UTC-5

    This class is exclusively for beekeepers that have had the following three experiences: 1) successfully wintered honey bee colonies in a cold climate; 2) introduced a new queen into an existing colony; 3) kept bees continuously for two years. In this class we will cover alternative management strate...

  • Successful Queen Rearing Short Course

    July 19, 2019, 8:30 am - July 21, 2019, 10:30 am CDT

    Why not rear your own queens? The University of Minnesota Successful Queen Rearing Short Course teaches one method of rearing queens that works consistently for both hobby and commercial beekeepers. Topics covered include queen and drone biology, timing of queen rearing in northern climates, stock s...

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