Beekeeping in the Panhandle

Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 09:48 AM.

The University of Florida/IFAS will sponsor Beekeeping in the Panhandle, an interactive video class to be held at the local County Extension Offices.

The Gulf County Extension Office is located at 232 Lake Avenue in Wewahitchka. The phone number is 639-3200.

The deadline for registration is Feb. 8 and the fee, $25 per person, $40 for a family, covers course materials and refreshments.

The schedule of classes, which will be held 6-8 p.m. CT, 7-9 p.m. ET on Monday evenings:

Feb. 18 – Queen and Package Bee Production; Feb. 25 – Nutrition/Immunity in Honey Bees; March 4 – IPM for Disease/Pest Control; and March 11 – History and Theory of Honey Production.

The cost of the Field Day and Trade Show is $15 per person, $10 for additional family members.

For more information or to register call the Gulf County Extension Office at 639-3200.

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