Free online beekeeping courses set for October

Cell with larvae of bees and young bees

Save the bees and learn a new hobby this fall!

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering an online beekeeper course starting October 15th. The three web sessions will be free and accessible to anyone with a computer.

The hour-long sessions will be on consecutive Tuesday evenings at 6:00 p.m.

  • October 15: Equipment Tips from an Apiarist
    • Tammy Horn-Potter, Kentucky state apiarist, will offer equipment tips based on her equipment successes and failures.
  • October 22: Making More Money With Your Honey
    • Kevin Burkett, Alabama Extension Farm and Agribusiness Management agent, will discuss ways to maximize profits.
  • October 29: Honeybee Breeds: Choosing the Right Bee for Your Area
    • Jack Rowe, Alabama Extension’s beekeeping program lead, will share the pros and cons associated with various honeybee lines.

For additional information or to register for the courses click here.

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