Year 1 Beekeeping Workshop


Feb 15, 2020 (Lecture) | April 4th (Field)

Check-in starting at 8:30 Lecture - 9a-4p

This is an introductory level course that focuses on everything you need to start beekeeping, including topics on beekeeping equipment, protective gear, honey bee biology, stressors, and management basics. Part I of the course includes lectures by several speakers & hands-on activities. Part II of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and takes the lessons from Part I into practice. Learn how to setup the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections.

If you have any questions please call 402-472-8378 email or visit

Pre-registration required for all UNL courses:

The $80 per person includes a beekeeping handbook, lecture slides, equipment catalogs, varroa mite monitoring kit, refreshments & lunch.

$30 for each additional family member (does not include handbooks; only covers food costs) Make checks payable to: University of Nebraska Send class fee to: UNL Bee Lab 103 Entomology Hall Lincoln, NE 68583-0816

Your seat will not be reserved until your payment has been received.