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Annual NEBA Honey Bee Workshop

February 22, 2020
  • Location: Molino Community Center
  • 6450 Highway 95-A
  • Molino, FL 32577
  • (919) 796-6894 phone
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Register at www.northescambiabee.com for $26, day of event $36

Details

Beekeeping. Is it a great hobby, or and essential task to ensure a robust harvest of foods we need and love? Truth is we need bees to survive since 75 percent of our crops rely on them for pollination. North Escambia Beekeepers Association’s Annual Honey Bee Workshop will discuss everything bees with beginner to advanced classes on Sat., Feb. 22 from 8am-5pm at Molino Community Center, 6450 Highway 95-A North, Molino.

Live bees will star in a demonstration on installing a nucleus colony. Amy Vu, University of Florida extension coordinator for Honey Bee Research, will discuss basic Honey Bee biology and pest management. Lynn Williams, president of Bee Hive Thermal Industries, will cover Organic Varroa treatment and Thermal Hive Treatment. Beginner and advance sessions also include how to become a commercial beekeeper, apiary placement, proper equipment and best practices.

Attendees can register at www.northescambiabee.com for $26, day of event is $36, which includes lunch, door prizes, and access to vendor booths. For more info, call Tom Meehan, Jr. at 919-796-6894.