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Basic Introduction to Beekeeping

Filed Under: 4-H, Beekeeping

Basic Introduction to Beekeeping will provide instruction on how to get started in beekeeping. It is for 4-H'ers ages 10 and up who want to learn how to keep bees and produce honey and beeswax. Participants will learn about personal protective equipment needed for beekeeping, how to order and size the correct beekeeping equipment from commercial suppliers, how to start and maintain colonies of bees during the first few weeks, and about methods for growing a beekeeping business for enterprise. For more information contact Dr. Jeff Harris, Assistant Extension Research Professor at:

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Assoc Extension/Research Prof