Specialized Beekeeping Courses

 

Rearing High Quality Queens

WSU-Pullman – Sunday, June 11, 2017

Two, one day workshops in different locations will present what it takes to rear high quality queens. Basic biology and various methods of queen rearing will be presented. The workshops emphasize hands on instruction in queen rearing methods, with lecture and demonstrations. Students will be involved in various steps including: setting up cell builders, grafting, and establishing mating nuclei. Both queen right and queen-less systems will be demonstrated. Bring a bee veil and whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in.

Instructors: Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey & WSU Bee Lab. graduate students

Registration fees $175.  Registration form

Example Course Syllabus (Updated syllabus for 2017 coming soon)

Mail to: Adam Williams, Washington State University, Dept. of Entomology, 166 FSHN, P.O. Box 646382, Pullman, WA 99164-6382

 

Short Course Beekeeping Workshop

WSU, Pullman – Friday & Saturday June 9-10, 2017

 

Interested in starting some bee colonies or want more confidence in working and caring for these? This 2 day course will cover bee biology, pest/disease identification, colony management, honey bee IPM, and gloveless beekeeping. The format is a combination of instruction and hands on demonstration. Bring a bee veil, whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in, and lots of questions.

Instructors: Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey & WSU Bee Lab. graduate students

Registration fees $125. Registration form

Example Course Syllabus (Updated syllabus for 2017 coming soon)

Mail to: Adam Williams, Washington State University, Dept. of Entomology, 166 FSHN, P.O. Box 646382, Pullman, WA 99164-6182