Beekeeping in Northern Climates  

Interested in becoming a beekeeper? Dr. Marla Spivak, Dr. Katie Lee and Gary Reuter from the University of Minnesota Bee Lab will help you get started in beekeeping. If you have no prior experience keeping bees in our cold climate, Beekeeping in Northern Climates will teach you everything you need to know. The course modules cover honey bee biology, management, successful wintering of colonies, managing diseases and pests and so much more. If your goal is to keep your bees alive and healthy year after year, this engaging course is for you.

For more information about the course see z.umn.edu/BINC

Course content questions

Katie Lee, KatieLee@umn.edu

Registration questions

Extension Registration, ext-reg@umn.edu

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UMN Help Desk, HELP@umn.edu, 612-301-4357; Let them know you are using a guest account for a non-credit course.

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Beekeeping in Northern Climates
Online, instructor led
Jan 15, 2022 to Jun 15, 2024
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This is an online course is for anyone interested in becoming a beekeeper.

$175 course fee includes access to the course for 2 years. Credit Card payments only. You will receive an email with information for accessing course after you register.

No cancellation refunds after the student begins the class. A cancellation fee of $15.00 will be deducted from refund for cancellations made before the student starts the class.

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