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Beekeeping in Northern Climates - Year 1

BEEKEEPING IN NORTHERN CLIMATES, Year 1: Getting Started in Beekeeping

November 7, 2015  or February 27, 2016

8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. on University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus

Fee = $135.00 includes Lunch

Interested in becoming a beekeeper? Dr. Marla Spivak and Gary Reuter from the University of Minnesota Bee Lab will help you get started in beekeeping. If you have had no prior experience keeping bees in our cold climate, Beekeeping in Northern Climates, Year 1 will teach you everything you need to know for a successful first year. 

Topics include:

Beekeeping workshops regularly sell out – register early!



8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Class, see topics above

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Honey Tasting and Beekeeping Demonstrations

5:30 p.m.


Fee includes:

Morning and afternoon coffee breaks, Lunch, and all course materials.




Year 1


University of Minnesota , Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul Campus



Download Registration Form (PDF)

Click date below to register on line.

November 7, 2015  

February 27, 2016  



Cancellations: Send cancellations to Gary S. Reuter, 1980 Folwell Ave. Room 219, St. Paul, MN 55108-6125, or by email.

Refund Policy: $115.00 will be refunded to participants who cancel in writing BEFORE midnight the Sunday before class.



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