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March 2020

Year 1 Beekeeping Workshop (UNL Bee Lab) – Grand Island

March 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

UNL Bee Lab Event 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…

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Year 2 Beekeeping Workshop (UNL Bee Lab) – Omaha, NE

March 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

UNL Bee Lab hosted Event This course builds upon the basic management practices covered in Year 1 beekeeping and focuses on how to maintain healthy honey bee colonies. This course is meant for beekeepers with at least one year of experience. Part I of the course includes lectures by several speakers & hands-on activities. Topics include swarm management, splitting colonies, reversals, pest and pathogen management, honey production, and value-added products. Part II of the course is a field day that gets you…

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Mead Making (UNL Bee Lab) – Kimmel Orchard, Nebraska City, NE

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Great Plains Master Beekeeping Event This workshops objective is to encourage both complete novice, small scale and medium scale mead makers to be equiped with the knowledge to expand thier trade in the Great Plains Region. This course will focus on both the honey aspect as well as the art of meadmaking and it will even touch on the legality of going commercial. It truly has everything to offer for both the novice and intermediate meadmaker as well as anyone…

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April 2020

TBA (Marla Spivak – University of Minnesota) Webinar

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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May 2020

TBA (Randall Cass – Iowa State Extension) Webinar

May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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