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Beekeeping Courses

University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County is pleased to offer the most comprehensive Beekeeping Education program in Maine.

With three levels of beekeeping instruction provided by Certified Master Beekeepers, we have programs for beekeepers of all levels.

Beginner and Intermediate Beekeeping Schools will commence Fall, 2013 and Winter, 2014.

The Advanced Beekeeper School is held every other year; the next Advanced Beekeeping School will be offered in 2014-2015. (Advanced Beekeeping School is designed for accomplished beekeepers with 5+ years of experience or those who have already taken Intermediate Beekeeping School. Completion of an Intermediate Bee School or instructor permission is a prerequisite for this course. This class will discuss advanced topics such as backyard queen rearing, mating nuc management, advanced nuc management, advanced swarm management, live colony removal, managing multiple yards, and more).

For more detailed descriptions of upcoming Beekeeping Schools please click here.

If you are interested in being placed on a notification list for any level or to request accommodations, please call University of Maine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County at  207-781-6099 or in Maine, call 1-800-287-1471. Or, please e-mail Justine Denny at justine.denny@maine.edu.

 

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UMaine Extension in Cumberland County Announces Advanced Beekeeping Course Feb 26-March 26, 2013.

Falmouth, ME – Registrations are be taken for advanced beekeeping course. Instruction provided by Certified Master Beekeepers.

Advanced Intermediate Beekeeping:

The Advanced Intermediate School (new this year) is designed for accomplished beekeepers with five plus years of experience, or those who have already taken Intermediate Bee School.  Completion of an Intermediate Bee School or instructor permission is a prerequisite for this course.

For additional information and registration see our website:  http://umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/agriculture/beekeeping-2013-2014/.

Or contact: Lois Elwell, UMaine Extension in Cumberland County at 207.781.6099 or lois.elwell@maine.edu


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Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County
75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, Maine 04105
Phone: 207.781.6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)E-mail: extension.cumberland@maine.edu
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