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. 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) = February 25th, 2023, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Classroom at Schramm Education Center, Gretna, NE. Located on Highway 31, approximately 6 miles south of Exit 432 on I-80
Part II (Field Day) = April 15th, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Pollinator Garden on East Campus, UNL Apiary, GPS: 40.828970, -96.655257
This course is offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bee Lab. The cost for the class is $70 per person and unless otherwise specified. This course also is paired with a field day. Your spot will not be reserved until your check for payment is received.
If you have any questions please call 402-472-8378 email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://entomology.unl.edu/bee-lab
The $70 per person includes all learning materials, varroa testing kit, catalogs and more. $30 for each additional family member.
Make checks payable to: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Send class fee to:
UNL Bee Lab
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Your seat will not be reserved until your payment has been received