UNL Level 1 Beekeeping Workshop Lecture & Field Day 2024

UNL Beginning Beekeeping Course Graphic
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, hands-on activities, and demos by several speakers. 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 set up the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections.

Open Apiary: Springfield, MO.

Beekeeper looking at hive with beeswax on the top

Open Apiary times are an informal, unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands-on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as 2 hours of field training toward your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program.

YOU MUST RSVP IN ADVANCE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE APIARY ADDRESS

Open Apiary - Slaughterville, Oklahoma

Beekeepers looking into a hive full of bees

Open Apiary times are an informal, unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands-on experience with beehives

Open Apiary - Omaha

Open Apiary times are an informal, unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands-on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as 2 hours of field training toward your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. 

Topics:

July 8: Taranov Board Demonstration

August 5: Preparing for Honey Processing

Open Apiary - Lawrence, KS ( Pendelton’s Country Market )

Beekeepers Inspecting Hive

Open Apiary times are an informal unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as field training towards your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program.

Beekeeper Contact: Kristi Sanderson

sandersonk09@gmail.com

Open Apiary - Kimmel Orchard

Beekeepers receive instructions at the open apiary location

Description: Interested in beekeeping? Join us for a fun hands-on experience learning about the amazing roles honey bees play in food production and what it takes to get started in beekeeping. Beekeepers of all levels welcome. Registration is required and the cost is $10/person. Bee suits and beekeeping equipment will be available.

Year 1 Beekeeping Course | Kimmel Orchard

Year 1 Beekeeping Course with Kimmel Orchard graphic
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.

Scottsbluff, NE - Open Apiary

Open Apiary times are an informal, unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands-on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as 2 hours of field training toward your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. 

August 12th 9-11am: we will inspect hives, talk honey harvest, possibly take some frames off, look at equipment for harvest and talk winter prep.

Mitchell, NE - Open Apiary

Open Apiary times are an informal, unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands-on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as 2 hours of field training toward your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program.

Open Apiary (Chillicothe, MO)

Inspection

Open Apiary times are an informal unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as 2 hours of field training towards your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. 

Beekeepers: Bill & Tammy George 

Contact: 

(660) 214-0132