Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice many aspects of what is necessary to maintain a healthy colony and exploit products of the hive. Lecture modules will cover advanced honey bee biology, honey bee IPM, and products of the hive.
Date: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Cost per ticket: $150
Practical modules will cover:
- Queen Wrangling
- Honey Extraction
- Splitting/combining Colonies
- Monitoring for Varroa
Instructors: Dr. Elina L. Niño, Bernardo Niño, and Charley Nye
The course size is limited to 25 participants per session. Please bring your bee suit/veil if you own one! The $150 registration fee covers the cost of course materials, lunch and refreshments on the day of the short course. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own lodging. Short course will be held at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on UC Davis campus.
Register here: https://registration.ucdavis.edu/Item/Details/361