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Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show December 1, 2012!

Participants at last year’s Beekeeping Field day and Tradeshow had plenty of opportunity for hands-on activities and interaction with expert beekeepers.

DATE:

Saturday, December 1, 2012

LOCATION:

Washington County Extension Office

1424 Jackson Avenue

Chipley, FL 32428

850-638-6180

TIME:       

  • Registration                                          9:00 – 10:00
  • Class Rotation I                                  10:00 – 10:35
  • Class Rotation II                                 10:40 – 11:15
  • Class Rotation III                                 11:20 – 11:55
  • Smoker Lighting Contest                    12:00 – 12:15
  • Lunch                                                  12:15 – 1:00
  • Judging Smoker Lighting Contest        1:00 – 1:15
  • General Session: Pollen and Nectar                                                                                                        Producing Plants – (Lawrence Cutts,                                                                                                      Elmore Herman)                                  1:15 – 2:00
  • Adjourn                                                 2:00

CLASSES TO BE TAUGHT IN ROTATIONS:

  • Hive Assembly (Doug Corbin, Elmore Herman)
  • Open Hive Demonstration (Jeff Pippin, Dr. Jamie Ellis, and David Westervelt)
  • Winter Hive Management (Lawrence Cutts)

FEE:

$15.00 Per Person, $10.00 For Additional Family Members

Please pre-register for this event no later than November 23rd by contacting your local UF/IFAS County Extension office listed below:

  • Bay County 850-784-6105
  • Calhoun County 850-674-8323
  • Escambia County 850-475-5230
  • Franklin County 850-653-9337
  • Gadsden County 850-875-7255
  • Gulf County 850-639-3200
  • Holmes County 850-547-1108
  • Jackson County 850-482-9620
  • Jefferson County 850-342-0187
  • Leon County 850-606-5202
  • Liberty County 850-643-2229
  • Okaloosa County 850-689-5850
  • Santa Rosa County 850-623-3868
  • Wakulla County 850-926-3931
  • Walton County 850-892-8172
  • Washington County 850-638-6180

ADDITIONAL NEWS!:

Advanced Beekeeper Training Classes will be offered by interactive videoconference to selected counties on the evenings of February 18, February 25, March 4 and March 11. More details to follow!

 

PG

Author: Judy Ludlow - judy.ludlow@ufl.edu

Judy Ludlow is the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent in Calhoun County, Florida

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2012/11/09/beekeepers-field-day-and-trade-show-december-1-2012/

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