This event has been moved to an online format due to possible health concerns.
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