The 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