Beekeeping

Beekeepers Workshop & Trade Show April 21st & 22nd

The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group has once again teamed up to offer the 6th Annual Beekeeper’s Workshop & Tradeshow on April 21st and 22nd at the Washington County Agriculture Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428. The activities will take place from 8:00 am – 5:00 …

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4th Annual Florida & Caribbean Bee College

Friday & Saturday August 12 -13, 2106 UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center Davie, FL                      Check out these new workshops!      Honey bee pest & diseases / Queen rearing (with Dr. Larry Connor) To register for any of these events, go to: http://hbrel.eventbrite.com   2016_SFCBC_Flier  

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Escarosa Beekeeper’s Association

COME AND JOIN FOR FUN AND INFORMATION ABOUT BEEKEEPING SATURDAY Time: 8am-2pm Breakfast and lunch will be provided LOCATION: ESCAMBIA COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE 3740 STEFANI ROAD PENSACOLA, FL 32533  1. BEEKEEPING MANAGEMENT 2. SWARM PREVENTION / SWARM INSTALLATION TO A HIVE 3. PLACEMENT OF SUPERS 4. OVERVIEW OF DIFFERENT METHODS OF EXTRACTION & EQUIPMENT 5. …

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Hydroponic Veggies: Made in the Shade

Growing Vegetables Hydroponically under Open Shade Structures The Small Farms Academy in Live Oak will offer Hydroponic Veggies: Made in the Shade on Thursday July 23, 2015, 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm. This workshop is for farmers interested in learning about using open shade structures to extend their vegetable production season. The program will feature …

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ESCAROSA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION Open Hive Workshop and BBQ

The ESCAROSA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION invites you to the Open Hive Workshop and BBQ on May 16, 2015 from 8 am to 3 pm.  The event will be held in the home garden of Joe and Nancy Tavernetti, 1110 Bauer Road, Pensacola, Florida.  Throughout the day, beekeepers will provide workshops and demonstrations at three open hive …

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4-H Agricultural Literacy Day

Last Tuesday, April 21st, schools across the nation took part in Agricultural Literacy Day. This day is part of a week of activities and events meant to bring awareness to youth about the influence of agriculture in their daily lives and engage them with local Extension agents in the process. This year 4-H agent Jenny …

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2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to once again offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in March, 2015. These classes will be offered via interactive video at Extension Offices across the Panhandle. Classes are Monday evenings from 6-8 pm Central Time, 7-9 pm Eastern Time, with a Saturday morning bee-yard field day 9-12 am! Each …

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EscaRosa Beekeeping Association January 2015 Meeting

The January meeting of the EscaRosa Beekeeping Association will be held on Saturday January 17, 2015 at 6310 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, FL 32506. There will be a beekeeping Swap Meet from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., a class on how to make a Solar Wax Melter, questions & answers, and a catered lunch. See …

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