Bee College classes in South Florida

The Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab at the University of Florida has three beekeeping events coming up in August in South Florida. Bee College classes in South Florida are here for you!

South Florida and Caribbean Bee College

Aug. 12-13, 2016

UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Davie, FL

Two full days of courses on all things bees and beekeeping! This is a great event for beekeepers of ALL experience levels, gardeners, naturalists, and anyone interested in bees. It is also a wonderful opportunity to connect with other beekeepers in the area. Attendees can also enter honey and other hive products as well as bee-related art into the Bee College Honey Show. Register HERE for more information including a full schedule.

Queen Rearing Workshop

Aug. 11, 2016

UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Davie, FL

A full day workshop with lectures and hands-on practice where beekeepers will learn the practical steps necessary to successfully raise their own honey bee queens. Led by queen rearing expert, Dr. Larry Connor. For more information. Register HERE

Honey Bee Pests and Diseases Workshop

Aug. 11, 2016

UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Davie, FL

This full day workshop will cover the pests and diseases that beekeepers will most commonly find in their hives. From viruses to Foulbrood and mites to small hive beetles, attendees will go through the monitoring and identification, treatment, and prevention. For more information. Register HERE

Any questions can be sent to honeybee@ifas.ufl.edu.