Beekeeping Seminar

Apr 22, 2017
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, in partnership with the Ridge Beekeepers Association, will host a Saturday program for new beekeepers and those considering starting a hive. Seminar topics will introduce everything a new beekeeper needs to know including: hive construction, starting a hive, honey extraction, bee transport, queen bees, nectar sources, wax rendering, tools, and more! Door prizes will be offered and beekeeping vendors will be present.

Cost Details: $20.00 online or before April 21 via mail registration. On-site registration is $25.00. Children eleven through eighteen are $10.00 and ten and under are free when accompanied by a registered adult. Registration includes seminar and lunch. Note that a liability waiver must be signed by each attendee at registration.

Register online with a credit card on the calendar page of or mail your contact information and number of registrants (please note children separately) to Ridge Beekeepers Association, James Crauswell, 4515 Rushing Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810.

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