Beekeeping for the Hobbyist


COURSE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT WILL BE ACCEPTED UP TO
AND INCLUDING JANUARY 10th, 2018.




Non Credit Course
Offered by the Department of Entomology at the University of Manitoba in collaboration with Manitoba Agriculture

***First class will be held on Wednesday, January 10th. This is one week

Date: Wednesday evenings, January 10th, 2018 to February 28th, 2018
as well as Thursday, March 1st , 2018

This includes an **Apiary demonstration in Mid April or early May 2018.
NO CLASS: Wednesday, February 21st 2018 (University of Manitoba
Reading Week)
Time: 7:00-9:30 p.m.
Location: 172 Agriculture  Building - Richardson International Auditorium
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Fees: $195.00 (includes GST) also includes the text: Honey Bee Diseases and Pests, Third ed.

Recommended text Beekeeping in Western Canada also available
for purchase. The cost is $26.20. If you wish to purchase this additional text, please add this amount
to your course fee payment.

Textbooks will be distributed at the first class.
 

** Apiary session in April or May, on a Monday evening, is weather dependent.

Honey bees can be managed with ease by urban people.  Besides the honey and bees wax they produce, and their value as pollinators of various crops, their highly developed social organization provides fascinating material for study.

This series of lectures and demonstrations will deal with the nature of beekeeping; the life history, anatomy, and social behaviour of bees; economics; how to manage colonies of bees; equipment and site selection; pollen and nectar producing plants, nectar flows; seasonal management ; pests, parasites diseases and their control; regulations; honey houses; extracting equipment; grading and marketing honey and beeswax.

The University reserves the right to cancel any course and refund full fee, and to reschedule classes cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances.

2018 Beekeeping for the Hobbyist Class Schedule


Instructors:

Daryl Wright, Apiary Consultant
Phone: (204) 229-9343
E-Mail: d.l.wright@shaw.ca

Rhéal Lafrenière, Provincial Apiarist, Manitoba Agriculture
Phone:  (204) 945-4825
E-Mail: Rheal.Lafreniere@gov.mb.ca

David Ostermann, Pollination Apiarist, Manitoba Agriculture
Phone:  (204) 945-3861
E-Mail: David.Ostermann@gov.mb.ca



Payment information: 

Payment is made via cheque, payable to "University of Manitoba"
and should be mailed to:

Rachel Sydor

School of Agriculture
University of Manitoba
353-66 Dafoe Rd.

Winnipeg,  MB  R3T 2N2

Payment must be received by Wednesday, January 10, 2018.
Receipts will be distributed at the first class.

 

If you have any questions, please email the school at: agshrtcs@umanitoba.ca

Dr. Robert Currie


Rob Currie


Beekeeping Students