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

October 28, 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.

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

Beekeeping workshops regularly sell out – register early!
Registration closes 8am Monday before class.

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:
October 28
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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