Extension Service Offers ‘Beekeeping In The Panhandle’ Series

August 12, 2017

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team will offer “Beekeeping in the Panhandle,” a summer series of three intermediate level beekeeping classes. The classes will be taught via interactive web-conferencing by state and nationally recognized specialists at extension offices across Northwest Florida. Registration for all three classes is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to four), and covers course materials and refreshments. This series will be held on Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. as follows:

  • Thursday, Aug. 17 – Fall Pest and Disease Management: Varroa Mites and Nosema, presented by Cameron Jack, UF/IFAS Bee Lab apiarist
  • Thursday, Aug. 24 – Working With Pollination Contracts, presented by Jeanette Klopchin, FDACS Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection
  • Thursday, Sept. 7 – Minimizing Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides, presented by Jeanette Klopchin, FDACS Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection

To register, contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Office in Escambia County at (850) 475-5230.

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