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Third Annual UF/IFAS Beekeepers Field Day & Trade Show, Chipley FL, November 2, 2013!

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The Beekeeping trade-show will provide beekeepers of all skill levels and ages a chance to interact with entomologists, beekeepers, real bee hives, and beekeeping equipment vendors.

The third annual UF/IFAS Beekeeping Field day and Trade-show is proud to be part of the 2013 Florida State Beekeepers Association Meeting in Chipley Florida.  This trade-show event will provide educational opportunities through hands-on activities and interaction with expert beekeepers and vendors for hundreds of local beekeepers.  Beekeepers with all levels of experience are encouraged to attend! 

The Day’s Agenda:  (8:30 – 2:30 Central Time Zone)

Topics at the Trade-show and Field day include:

  • “Update on the Beekeeping Industry”
  • “Splitting Beehives”
  • “What’s the Buzz about Honey?”
  • “Products of the Hive”
  • “Florida Honeybee Inspectors Question and Answer Session”
  • Smoker Lighting Contest, Door Prizes, Lunch, and more! 

Registration:  

  • $ 15.00 per Person, $ 10.00 for Each Additional Family Member (Includes refreshments and lunch)
  • Call your local County Extension Office, listed below, to register no later than October 25th.  (We need to know how much food to prepare!)

Bay County                  850-784-6105              Jefferson County         850-342-0187

Calhoun County           850-674-8323              Leon County                850-606-5202

Escambia County       850-475-5230              Liberty County             850-643-2229

Franklin County           850-653-9337              Okaloosa County        850-689-5850

Gadsden County         850-875-7255              Santa Rosa County    850-623-3868

Gulf County                  850-639-3200              Wakulla County           850-653-9337

Holmes County            850-547-1108              Walton County             850-892-8172

Jackson County          850-482-9620              Washington County     850-638-6180

A detailed workshop agenda is just a “click” away at this link: Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2013

 

 

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Author: Judy Ludlow – judy.ludlow@ufl.edu

Judy Ludlow is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Ludlow

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