UNL Year 1 Beekeeping Workshop 2021



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.

If you have any questions please call 402-472-8378 email unlbeelab@unl.edu or visit https://entomology.unl.edu/bee-lab 

Pre-registration required for all UNL courses 

The $70 per person includes all learning materials, varroa testing kit, catalogues and more. $30 for each additional family member.  

Make checks payable to: University of Nebraska

Send class fee to:
UNL Bee Lab
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816


Your spot will not be reserved until your payment has been received. Once payment is recieved your lecture link will be emailed to you. 

Field training attendees will be expected to follow Covid-19 guidelines

State: Nebraska
Course Standards: 1.1 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.4 | 1.5 | 1.6 | 1.7 | 1.8 | 1.9 | 1.10 | 1.11 | 1.12 | 1.13 | 1.14 | 1.15 | 1.16 | 1.17 | 1.18 | 1.19 | 1.20
Field Training: 

Course Date: 
March 27th, 2021 (Online Lecture) | Field Day - April 17th East Campus Lincoln

Course Time: 

Course Location: 
Online Lecture, In-person Field training

Course Cost: 
$70 per person, $30 for each additional family member