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2016 Beekeeping Short Course March 7, 14, & 21

2016 Beekeeping Short Course March 7, 14, & 21

beehives2The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in March, 2016. These classes will be offered via interactive video at Extension Offices across the Florida Panhandle.

  • Classes will be taught by state and nationally recognized experts.
  • Classes are Monday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm Central Time, 7:00-9:00 pm Eastern Time.
  • Each presentation will be followed by an interactive question & answer period.
  • Registration for all three classes is $ 15 per person, or $ 25 for a family and covers course materials and refreshments.


Monday March 7th:

  • Introduction to Beekeeping
    Tomas Bustamante, UF/IFAS Bee Lab Apiarist

Monday March 14th:

  • Bee Nutrition-What bees need to Thrive
    David Westervelt, FDACS Chief, Bureau of Apiary Inspection
  • Bee Botany-Identify the Plants and Flowers Bees Visit
    Laurence Cutts, retired FDACS Inspector and Professional Beekeeper

Monday March 21st:

  • Apiary Pests & Bee Diseases – Identification and Management
    Dr. Bill Kern, UF/IFAS Entomologist

Please contact your Local UF/IFAS Extension Office to register.



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

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

Judy Biss

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