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Beekeeping in Northern Climates – Year 1 (Getting started in beekeeping)

February 24, 2018, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$135

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 know for a successful first year.

Beekeeping workshops regularly sell out – register early!

Topics include:

  • Purchasing equipment and bees
  • Hiving packages
  • Best management practices for keeping bees in urban and rural settings
  • Honey production
  • Successful strategies for the first winter
  • Strategies for keeping your bees healthy using medications only as a last resort

Fee includes morning and afternoon coffee breaks, lunch and all course materials.

Instructors:

  • Marla Spivak, Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota
  • Gary Reuter, Scientist, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

Details

Date:
February 24, 2018
Time:
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$135
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.beelab.umn.edu/bee-squad/education/beekeeping-classes/beekeeping-year1

Organizer

University of Minnesota Bee Lab
Website:
http://www.beelab.umn.edu/

Venue

U of M Continuing Education Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
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Website:
http://cce.umn.edu/continuing-education-and-conference-center/parking-directions
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