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 to 7:30 p.m. as follows:
- Thurs., Aug. 17 - Fall Pest and Disease Management: Varroa Mites and Nosema, presented by Cameron Jack, UF/IFAS Bee Lab apiarist
- Thurs., Aug. 24 - Working With Pollination Contracts, presented by Jeanette Klopchin, FDACS Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection
- Thurs., 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, (Santa Rosa County: 850-623-3868, Escambia County: 850-475-5230). For more information, visit
Panhandle Ag-e News