Learn beekeeping at DeFuniak Springs Extension office

February 9, 2013

honeyWalton County UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting a four-week Beekeeping in the Panhandle interactive video course. Classes will be held on Monday evenings from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Walton County UF/IFAS Extension office, 732 N 9th Street, starting February 18. The cost of this course is $35 per person or $45 for a family which covers course materials and refreshments.

The course schedule is as follows:

February 18 – Queen and Package Bee Production
February 25 – Nutrition/Immunity in Honey Bees
March 4 – Integrated Pest Management for Disease/Pest Control
March 11 – History and Theory of Honey Production

To register, please contact Cheryl, at (850) 892-8172. The deadline to register is Friday, February 8. For more information, contact Mindy McNair, Walton County Agricultural Agent, at (850) 892-8172.