Learning Series: Honey Extraction Small/Large Scale


You have honey bees, you have kept them alive successfully, now what do you do with all of that honey they made? Extraction can be as simple and cheap or as complicated and expensive as you want it to be. There is also a big difference between large scale operations and small hobby type of extractions. If you are extracting any amount of honey it also requires a certain amount of preparation and tools, which will be covered in great depth in this learning series.

After this lecture, you will have a better understanding of:
- How to properly clean and sanitize equipment before and after extraction

- How to extract honey using small scale and large scale equipment

- How to prepare before extraction

- Tools needed for honey extraction

- Costs of extraction equipment and how to mitigate them

State: Nebraska
Course Standards: 2.20

Course Date: 
Aug 10th

Course Time: 
9:30 - 11:30

Course Location: 
Kimmel Orchard

Course Cost: 
$10 for members, $25 for non-members