The UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team is pleased to offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in February and March, 2014. These classes will be offered via interactive video conferencing at Extension Offices across the Panhandle. Please call Escambia County Extension Service (850) 475-5230 to register, and if you have any questions. Check out the FLYER for additional locations.
Classes are three Monday evenings and one Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Central Time, 7-9 pm Eastern Time, and a Saturday morning bee-yard field day.
Each 30-50 minute presentation will be followed by a question/answer period
February 24: Honey Bee Biology and Anatomy
March 3: Varroa Mite Biology and Control
March 10: Honey Bees of the World and Beekeeping History
March 15: Bee-Yard Field-Day – A hands on learning opportunity
March 18: Yearly Management of the honey bee
Registration for all five classes is $25 per person, or $40 for a family. This fee covers course materials and refreshments. Deadline to register is February 17, 2014.
See the FLYER for more information.