BARTOW, Fla. — UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, in partnership with the Ridge Beekeepers Association, will host a Saturday program for new beekeepers and those considering starting a hive. Seminar topics will introduce everything a new beekeeper needs to know including: hive construction, starting a hive, honey extraction, bee transport, queen bees, nectar sources, wax rendering, tools, and more! Door prizes will be offered and beekeeping vendors will be present.
Join us for a fun day where you can learn about beekeeping and sharpen your skills!
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9 AM – 3:30 PM. Registration begins at 8 AM.
Where: UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, 1702 Hwy 17 S., Bartow, FL 33830.
Cost: $20 online or via mail registration before April 21. On-site registration is $25. Children eleven through eighteen are $10 and ten and under are free when accompanied by a registered adult. Registration includes seminar and lunch. Note that a liability waiver must be signed by each attendee at registration.
Register: Online with a credit card on the calendar page of http://polksmallfarms.com or mail your contact information and number of registrants (please note children separately) to Ridge Beekeepers Association, James Crauswell, 4515 Rushing Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810.
Contact: Mary Beth Henry at 863-519-1049 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
–UF/IFAS Extension Polk County
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