Free Florida-Friendly Beekeeping Workshops

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on February 6, 2023

What do you need to know as a new beekeeper? Citrus County Utilities Florida-

Free Florida-Friendly Beekeeping Workshops Beginning in March

Friendly LandscapingTM Program is teaming up with UF/IFAS Extension to offer a series of free, basic beekeeping workshops, beginning in March. Beekeeping experts will describe best management practices
and compliance, bee biology, equipment required for a successful apiary, and strategies for managing
healthy bee colonies during the following workshops:

  • So, You Want to Keep Bees? March 8, 2023
  • What’s in Your Apiary? March 22, 2023
  • Know Your Bees April 5, 2023
  • Starting Your First Colony April 19, 2023
  • Reading Your Frames & Stressors May 3, 2023
  • Honeybee Cottage Industries May 17, 2023

Classes are held in-person on Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Citrus County UF/IFAS
Extension Office, located at 3650 W Sovereign Path, Lecanto, FL 34461. New beekeepers must be 18
years or older to attend. To register online, visit Contact Steven Davis at
(352) 527-5708 for more information.



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