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Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course Begins March 9th

UF/IFAS Extension

2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

Begins March 9th




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.  Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension Service (listed below) to register.


Classes will be taught by Dr. Jamie Ellis 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 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 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.   Registration Deadline is March 5th so register now!


  • Holmes County 850-547-1108
  • Jackson County 850-482-9620
  • Washington County 850-638-6180


Jackson County Location:

Jackson County Ag Conference Center

2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, FL 32448

Holmes and Washington Counties combined location

Washington County Ag Center, East Wing Conference Room

1424 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL. 32428

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