UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, in partnership with the Ridge Beekeepers Association, will host a Saturday program for new beekeepers and those considering starting a hive. Join us for a fun day where you can learn about beekeeping and sharpen your skills!
Seminar topics will introduce everything a new beekeeper needs to know including: hive construction, starting a hive, honey extraction, bee transport, queen bees, nectar sources, wax rendering, tools, and more! Door prizes will be offered and beekeeping vendors will be present.
Find out loads of information on beekeeping on the UF/IFAS Extension Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises website here: https://smallfarm.ifas.ufl.edu/direct-marketing-value-added/alternative-enterprises/
When: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9 AM – 3:30 PM. Registration begins at 8 AM.
Where: UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, 1702 Hwy 17 S., Bartow, FL 33830.
Cost: $25 online or via mail registration before April 1st. On-site registration is $30. Children eleven through eighteen are $15 and ten and under are free when accompanied by a registered adult.
Registration includes seminar and lunch.
Note that a liability waiver must be signed by each attendee at registration.
Register: Online with a credit card at https://www.facebook.com/events/791505847875741 or https://tinyurl.com/Polkbeeseminar mail your contact information and number of registrants (please note children separately) to Ridge Beekeepers Association, Jonathan Beale, 3224 Cleveland Heights Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803.
Contact: Mary Beth Henry at 863-519-1049 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to see you there!