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 of the course includes lectures by several speakers & hands-on activities. 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 setup the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections.

Part I (lecture part 1)= March 14, 2020 | Raising Nebraska: 501 East Fonner Park Road Suite 100, Grand Island NE

Check-in starting at 8:30  Lecture – 9a-4p 

Part II (field Day) = May 2 | Raising Nebraska: 501 East Fonner Park Road Suite 100, Grand Island NE

Cost: $80 per person, includes beekeeping handbook, lecture slides, equipment catalogs, Varroa kit, refreshments & lunch. $30 for each additional family member (does not include handbooks)

To register, please visit https://ssp.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_06eNidmd00tlvQp