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Beekeeping in Northern Climates Year 1 – (Getting Started in Beekeeping)
October 28, 2017, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm CDT$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.
- 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.