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The Alabama Extension beekeeping team presents the At Home Beekeeping Series. This online series promotes educational information for beekeepers. This gives beekeepers the chance to attend meetings from the comfort of one’s own home using a computer or mobile device. Each session includes updates on timely beekeeping topics as well as a question and answer session.

Join Online

When: The last Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: This series is presented through Zoom, an online video platform, and through Facebook Live on the Lawrence County Alabama Extension Office Facebook page.

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2022 Dates and Topics

  • June 28 – Supporting Pollinator Diversity: The Other Bees in Your Backyard
    • K. Parys, USDA-ARS
  • July 26 – Beekeeping in the Extreme: Safely Dealing with Mother Nature
    • J. Rowe, Alabama Cooperative Extension Sytem
  • August 30 – Planting and Managing Wildflowers for Forage
    • K. Parys, USDA-ARS
  • September 27 – Behavior, Chemical Ecology, and Genetics of Varroa Destructor
    • T. Reams, Texas A&M University
  • October 25 – Breeding and Performance of Bees with Varroa Sensitive Hygiene
    • F. Rinkevich, USDA-ARS
  • November 29 – Liquid Gold: A Crash Course on the Types and Properties of Honey
    • P. Lau, USDA-ARS
  • December – No Scheduled Webinar

2023 Dates and Topics

  • January 31 – Seasonal Efficacy of Varroa Treatments
    • C. Jack, University of Florida
  • February 28 – TBD
    • E. Amiri, Mississippi State University
  • March 28 – BMPs from BIP: The National Loss and Management Survey
    • G. Williams, Auburn University
  • April 25 – TBD
    • L. Bartlett, University of Georgia
  • May 30 – Water Foraging
    • T. Webster, Kentucky State University
  • June 27 – TDB
    • E. Walsh, USDA-ARS

More Information

For more information on the At Home Beekeeping Series, contact Allyson Shabel at ams0137@aces.edu.

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