Northwest Florida Extension offices offer 
"Beekeeping in the Panhandle" summer series
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.

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