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February 2018

2018 Introductory Beekeeping – Part 1 (Mead)

February 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Research & Development Center (ARDC), 1071 County Road B
Ithaca, NE 68033, 68033 United States
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Registration fee for the workshop is $70 per person plus $35 for each additional family members. Registration includes lecture slides, equipment catalogs, refreshments, and lunch (does not include handbooks). Taught by: Dr. Judy Wu-Smart, UNL Professor, Dept. of Entomology and Dustin Scholl, Apiary Manager, UNL Bee Lab Pre-registration is required by February 16th, 2018 For additional information about the class, contact Dustin Scholl - dscholl3@unl.edu Include: Name(s), address, phone number, e-mail and included class fee payment to: Jeri Cunningham University of Nebraska…

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March 2018

2018 Hive Body Assembly Day

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brian Nilson Farms, 108 Carnahan St
Marquette, NE 68854 United States
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Scholarship Requirement

Join your mentor and other fellow youth beekeepers to assemble your new hive boxes. This is a great opportunity to get to know others.  This event is for the youth scholarship recipients and association members. If you have any of the following, we would appreciate you bringing it: - hammer or pneumatic air gun - quick grip clamps - square - wood glue - frame jig Basic Agenda: 10 Build hive bodies 12ish Pot Luck 1-2 Finish odds and ends…

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April 2018

2018 Introductory Beekeeping – Part 2 (Field Day)

April 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
UNL East Campus Pollinator Garden, 48th and Holdredge Street
Lincoln, NE 68583 United States
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The 2018 Youth Scholarship recipients and 1 adult are paid for through the association.  This will be held at East Campus Apiary in Lincoln and will be a hands-on training experience for participants who attended the Mead workshop part 1. Snacks will be available, however, lunch will not be provided so please bring a lunch or plan accordingly. If you have questions about the workshops or need further information, contact Dustin Scholl at: dscholl3@unl.edu. Search using GPS; Fair Street and East…

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August 2018

2018 Nebraska State Fair

August 24, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Nebraska State Fair, 501 E Fonner Park Rd #200
Grand Island, NE 68801 United States
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Volunteer at the Nebraska State Fair Association booth.

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March 2020

Adventures in Dirt & Honey

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, beginning at 7:30 pm for our Second Tuesday Beekeeping Webinarwith BeeGirl Sarah Red-Laird who will share her "Adventures with Dirt & Honey." Sarah is the founder and Executive Director of the Bee Girl organization, a nonprofit with a mission to educate and inspire communities to conserve bees, their flowers, and our countryside. In this talk, she will share details on how her focus has transitioned from beekeeping to soil building, why this is…

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