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

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




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! 


  • $ 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


Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu

Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and provide solutions for homeowners and small farmers with ornamental, turf, fruit and vegetable gardening objectives. Please feel free to contact him with any questions you may have.

Matthew Orwat

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