BLOUNTSTOWN, Florida — Beginning and veteran beekeepers alike will find something of value at the Panhandle Bee College March 23 through 24 at Blountstown High School. Presented by the University of Florida Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory, the two-day event will offer training for beekeepers, gardeners, naturalists, and anyone interested in bees. Both days will feature classes in honeybee behavior, hive production, practical beekeeping, and more. There will also be live honeybee colonies on-site for demonstrations, with protective gear provided. Friday there will be a honey and bee-product show, followed by a Jr. Bee College on Saturday for children 12 and under.
Learn more and register for the event at www.Entnemdept.ufl.edu/honey-bee.
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