If you want to become a beekeeper or learn more about working your colonies, rearing queens, managing varroa mites, and breeding bees, the E.L. Niño Bee Lab at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Research Facility has announced its list of 2017 courses, which begin March 11 and continue through June 11.Read more here.
The courses, directed by Extension apiculturist Elina Niño of the UC-Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and taught by her and her staff, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Laidlaw facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. Registration is now underway, and gift certificates are also available.
[Photo: Students learn how to handle bees during a recent class at UC-Davis' Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]