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UF/IFAS Extension 2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

UF/IFAS Extension
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. These classes will be offered via interactive video at extension offices across the Panhandle. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension Service to register.

Classes will be taught by Jamie Ellis, Ph.D., and other state and nationally recognized experts from the University of Florida Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab and the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection.

Classes are Mondays from 6-8 p.m. with a Saturday morning bee-yard field day 9 a.m. to noon. Each presentation will be followed by an interactive question & answer period.

March 9: Honey Bee Biology, Anatomy, & Hive Structure
March 16: Bee Nutrition and Bee Botany (Identification of Nectar Plants)
March 21: Bee-Yard Field-Day – A hands on learning opportunity!
March 23: Important Pest and Diseases – Identification and Management

Registration for all four classes is $20 per person, or $30 for a family. This fee covers course materials and refreshments. Please contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Service to register:

Escambia County (850) 475-5230
Santa Rosa County (850) 623-3868

Escambia County Location:
3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment, FL 32533

Santa Rosa County Location:
6263 Dogwood Dr., Milton, FL 32570

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