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Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

European Honey Bees
Photo: Ashley N. Mortensen; University of Florida

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer three intermediate level beekeeping classes.  These classes will be offered via interactive web-conferencing at a number of Extension Offices across North Florida and will be taught by state and nationally recognized specialists.  This summer series will be Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 pm Central Time, 7-8:30 pm Eastern Time.  Each presentation will be followed by a question / answer period with the speaker.  Registration for all three classes is $ 15 per person, or $ 25 for a family up to four, and covers course materials and refreshments. 

Here is the lineup:

Thursday August 17th, Fall Pest and Disease Management -Varroa Mites and Nosema presented by Cameron Jack, UF/IFAS Bee Lab Apiarist

Thursday August 24th, Working With Pollination Contracts, presented by Jeanette Klopchin, FDACS Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection

Thursday September 7th, Minimizing Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides, presented by Jeanette Klopchin, FDACS Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection.

Here is a link to a printable flyer and further details: Beekeeping in Panhandle Summer Series 2017. 

Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension Office to register.

Call and register today!

 

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Author: Judy Biss – judy.biss@ufl.edu

Judy Biss is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Biss

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Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Bees and Brood. Photo by Judy Biss

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer three intermediate level beekeeping classes.  These classes will be offered via interactive web-conferencing at a number of Extension Offices across North Florida and will be taught by state and nationally recognized specialists.  This summer series will be Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 pm Central Time, 7-8:30 pm Eastern Time.  Each presentation will be followed by a question / answer period with the speaker.  Registration for all three classes is $ 15 per person, or $ 25 for a family up to four, and covers course materials and refreshments. 

Here is the lineup:

Thursday August 17th, Fall Pest and Disease Management -Varroa Mites and Nosema presented by Cameron Jack, UF/IFAS Bee Lab Apiarist

Thursday August 24th, Working With Pollination Contracts, presented by Jeanette Klopchin, FDACS Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection

Thursday September 7th, Minimizing Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides, presented by Jeanette Klopchin, FDACS Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection.

Here is a link to a printable flyer and further details: Beekeeping in Panhandle Summer Series 2017. 

Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension Office to register.

Call and register today!

 

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Author: Judy Biss – judy.biss@ufl.edu

Judy Biss is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Biss

Permanent link to this article: http://franklin.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/29/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-summer-series-starts-august-17th/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Trade Show April 1 & 2

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Trade Show April 1 & 2

March ClassThe Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group is pleased to offer the 5th Annual Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016 Beekeeping is one of the fastest growing hobby and commercial endeavors in Florida.  There is much to learn and share about this fascinating trade.

The workshop and trade show offers something for every level and interest, and this year’s event features:

  • Extended Opportunities for Hands-On Open Hive Experiences
  • Presentations on the Latest in Research-Based Beekeeping Management Practices
  • Interaction With Expert Beekeepers
  • Vendors with Beekeeping Equipment and Hive Products
  • Door Prizes Include a Grand Prize Each Day of a 10-Frame Bee Hive!

Dates:

Friday April 1, 2016 and Saturday April 2, 2016

Place:

UF/IFAS Extension Washington County Office,
1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428
850-638-6180

Time:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Registration:

Includes Lunch, Refreshments, Door Prize Tickets, & Educational Sessions

  • $ 25 for One Day or $ 40 for Both Days per Person

  • $ 10 Age 12 and Under Each Day

  • Late Fee of $ 10.00 after March 22nd.

Two ways to register:
For More Information Contact:
  • UF/IFAS Extension Washington County at 850-638-6180
  • UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County at 850-674-8323

Download the printable flyer with agenda & details:

Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016

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Author: Judy Biss – judy.ludlow@ufl.edu

Judy Ludlow is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Biss

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Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Trade Show April 1 & 2

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Trade Show April 1 & 2

March ClassThe Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group is pleased to offer the 5th Annual Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016 Beekeeping is one of the fastest growing hobby and commercial endeavors in Florida.  There is much to learn and share about this fascinating trade.

The workshop and trade show offers something for every level and interest, and this year’s event features:

  • Extended Opportunities for Hands-On Open Hive Experiences
  • Presentations on the Latest in Research-Based Beekeeping Management Practices
  • Interaction With Expert Beekeepers
  • Vendors with Beekeeping Equipment and Hive Products
  • Door Prizes Include a Grand Prize Each Day of a 10-Frame Bee Hive!

Dates:

Friday April 1, 2016 and Saturday April 2, 2016

Place:

UF/IFAS Extension Washington County Office,
1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428
850-638-6180

Time:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Registration:

Includes Lunch, Refreshments, Door Prize Tickets, & Educational Sessions

  • $ 25 for One Day or $ 40 for Both Days per Person

  • $ 10 Age 12 and Under Each Day

  • Late Fee of $ 10.00 after March 22nd.

Two ways to register:
For More Information Contact:
  • UF/IFAS Extension Washington County at 850-638-6180
  • UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County at 850-674-8323

Download the printable flyer with agenda & details:

Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016

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Author: Judy Biss – judy.ludlow@ufl.edu

Judy Ludlow is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Biss

Permanent link to this article: http://franklin.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/12/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-workshop-trade-show-april-1-2-2/

2016 Beekeeping Program

2016 Beekeeping Program

beekeeping 2016

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Author: Rick O’Connor – roc1@ufl.edu

Sea Grant Extension Agent in Escambia County

Rick O’Connor

Permanent link to this article: http://franklin.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/08/2016-beekeeping-program/

2016 Beekeeping Short Course March 7, 14, & 21

2016 Beekeeping Short Course March 7, 14, & 21

beehives2The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in March, 2016. These classes will be offered via interactive video at Extension Offices across the Florida Panhandle.

  • Classes will be taught by state and nationally recognized experts.
  • Classes are Monday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm Central Time, 7:00-9:00 pm Eastern Time.
  • Each presentation will be followed by an interactive question & answer period.
  • Registration for all three classes is $ 15 per person, or $ 25 for a family and covers course materials and refreshments.

Schedule

Monday March 7th:

  • Introduction to Beekeeping
    Tomas Bustamante, UF/IFAS Bee Lab Apiarist

Monday March 14th:

  • Bee Nutrition-What bees need to Thrive
    David Westervelt, FDACS Chief, Bureau of Apiary Inspection
  • Bee Botany-Identify the Plants and Flowers Bees Visit
    Laurence Cutts, retired FDACS Inspector and Professional Beekeeper

Monday March 21st:

  • Apiary Pests & Bee Diseases – Identification and Management
    Dr. Bill Kern, UF/IFAS Entomologist

Please contact your Local UF/IFAS Extension Office to register.

 

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Author: Judy Biss – judy.ludlow@ufl.edu

Judy Ludlow is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Biss

Permanent link to this article: http://franklin.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/06/2016-beekeeping-short-course-march-7-14-21/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Trade Show April 1 & 2

March ClassThe Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group is pleased to offer the 5th Annual Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016 Beekeeping is one of the fastest growing hobby and commercial endeavors in Florida.  There is much to learn and share about this fascinating trade.

The workshop and trade show offers something for every level and interest, and this year’s event features:

  • Extended Opportunities for Hands-On Open Hive Experiences
  • Presentations on the Latest in Research-Based Beekeeping Management Practices
  • Interaction With Expert Beekeepers
  • Vendors with Beekeeping Equipment and Hive Products
  • Door Prizes Include a Grand Prize Each Day of a 10-Frame Bee Hive!

Dates:

Friday April 1, 2016 and Saturday April 2, 2016

Place:

UF/IFAS Extension Washington County Office,
1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428
850-638-6180

Time:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Registration:

Includes Lunch, Refreshments, Door Prize Tickets, & Educational Sessions

  • $ 25 for One Day or $ 40 for Both Days per Person

  • $ 10 Age 12 and Under Each Day

  • Late Fee of $ 10.00 after March 22nd.

Two ways to register:
For More Information Contact:
  • UF/IFAS Extension Washington County at 850-638-6180
  • UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County at 850-674-8323

Download the printable flyer with agenda & details:

Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016

 

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Author: Judy Biss – judy.ludlow@ufl.edu

Judy Ludlow is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Biss

Permanent link to this article: http://franklin.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/06/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-workshop-trade-show-april-1-2/

UF/IFAS Beekeeping Short-Course & Bee-Yard Field Day!

2014 cThe 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 from 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.  Here is a link to a printable program Flyer: Beekeeping in Panhandle Spring 2015 Workshop – Flyer

Please contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Service (see list below) to register:

Bay County 850-784-6105
Calhoun County 850-674-8323
Escambia County 850-475-5230
Gadsden County 850-875-7255
Gulf County 850-639-3200
Holmes County 850-547-1108
Jackson County 850-482-9620
Jefferson County 850-342-0187
Leon County 850-606-5202
Okaloosa County 850-689-5850
Santa Rosa County 850-623-3868
Wakulla County 850-926-3931
Walton County 850-892-8172
Washington County 850-638-6180

 

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Author: Judy Ludlow – judy.ludlow@ufl.edu

Judy Ludlow is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Judy Ludlow

Permanent link to this article: http://franklin.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/20/ufifas-beekeeping-short-course-bee-yard-field-day/

2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course March 9th

2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course March 9th

 

UF/IFAS Extension

2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

March 9th

 

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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.   

 

Please contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Service (see list below) to register:

  • Bay County 850-784-6105
  • Calhoun County 850-674-8323
  • Escambia County 850-475-5230
  • Franklin County 850-653-9337
  • Gadsden County 850-875-7255
  • Gulf County 850-639-3200
  • Holmes County 850-547-1108
  • Jackson County 850-482-9620
  • Jefferson County 850-342-0187
  • Leon County 850-606-5202
  • Liberty County 850-643-2229
  • Okaloosa County 850-689-5850
  • Santa Rosa County 850-623-3868
  • Wakulla County 850-926-3931
  • Walton County 850-892-8172
  • Washington County 850-638-6180

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FLYER !

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Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu

Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and provide solutions for homeowners and small farmers with ornamental, turf, fruit and vegetable gardening objectives. Please feel free to contact him with any questions you may have.
http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/lng/about/

Matthew Orwat

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Introduction to Beekeeping Shortcourse February 28

Introduction to Beekeeping Shortcourse February 28

2015 Apalachee Beekeeper graphicAgenda:

  • 8:00-8:30 Registration, coffee & baked goods
  • 8:30-9:00 Welcome, Introduction & Apiary Inspection
  • 9:00-9:30 First Year of Beekeeping
  • Apalachee Beekeeper graphic9:30-10:00 Honeybee Biology
  • 10:00-10:30 Break & Door Prizes
  • 10:30-11:30 Breakout Session – Rotation 1
  • 11:30-12:30 Breakout Session – Rotation 2
  • 12:30-1:30 Lunch & Door Prizes
  • 1:30-2:30 Breakout Session – Rotation 3
  • 2:30-3:30 Breakout Session – Rotation 4
  • 3:30-4:00 Final Door Prizes, Raffle & Wrap up

YOU MUST REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 12 TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.  SPACE IS LIMITED!

Registration Fees:

  • Non-members $ 65 (includes 1 year, family membership to ABA/FSBA)
  • ABA/FSBA Members: $ 35
  • 14 years or younger, $ 25 when accompanied by adult attendee

Morning coffee, baked goods and lunch is included in all fees.  Session assignments for class rotation will be available when you check in the day of the Shortcourse.

For more information: 

Download the course flyer that includes a mail-in registration form:

Apalachee Intro to Beekeeping 2015 Registration Form

Register online via PayPal:

https://sites.google.com/site/apalacheebee/

For general questions, email Lisa Lazarus:

featherhead58@gmail.com

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Author: admin – webmaster@ifas.ufl.edu

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