Beekeepers, new and experienced alike, sometimes need a little expert help. These two programs are designed for you!
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Keeping bees healthy today requires more work than ever before and beekeepers, new and experienced alike, sometimes need a little expert help. The Bee Squad offers hands-on, personalized mentoring based on the most up-to-date information available in two formats: Home Apiary Help and the Mentoring Apiary.
Each format consists of 8 hours of mentoring in either 4 or 5 sessions, depending on your level of beekeeping experience. Additionally, participants will receive weekly management updates and an informative self-guided activity book to expand on topics covered in mentoring sessions.
Sessions are scheduled at the beginning of the season with the option to include an additional session.
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We come to you. Receive assistance with your bees at your apiary. We serve all customers within 35 driving miles of the St. Paul campus.
You come to us. Learn with others in our teaching apiary on the St. Paul campus to improve your skills with your own bees at home. You have the benefit of seeing a variety of colony conditions as well as other situations “you’ve only read about.” The Mentoring Apiary is a great learning opportunity for both New Bees and Returning Foragers.
Interested in our programs?
To reserve a spot complete the Bee Squad Contact Form.
For questions or more information email BeeSquad@umn.edu
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