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Small Scale Queen Rearing

ONLINE COURSE

Course Code: AE0406WA21

Queen bee surrounded by other bees on a honeycomb

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Date & Time

Last Held: March 24, 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm EDT (Login time: 6:15pm EDT)

Next offering TBD. View other upcoming courses for beekeepers.

Description

Have you ever considered raising your own honeybee queens? Understanding the process that bees use to raise queens will give you a much more intimate knowledge of your colonies and enable you to become a better beekeeper.

Topics covered in this online course include:

  • Queen and drone biology;
  • Stock selection;
  • Introduction to several queen rearing techniques;
  • Tools and equipment;
  • Starter and finisher hives;
  • Setting up mating yards; and
  • Record keeping.
Meet Your Beekeeping Webinar Instructor
Mike Haberland, Beekeeping Course Instructor

Mike Haberland is an associate professor and County Environmental Agent with Rutgers University Cooperative Extension. He uses applied research and collaborates with organizations to develop programs that assist in the creation, promotion, and education, of innovative environmental, sustainable community, and natural resource management practices. Mike uses beekeeping and the creation of native pollinator habitat for research and as a way to educate the public on the importance of pollinators.

Here is what our customers are saying about our instructor, Mike Haberland:
"Amazing presenter, kept us entertained and engaged"
"Knowledgeable, patient, and helpful"
"Personable and knowledgeable"
"Super informative"
"Very informative, helpful, and kind!"
"Very knowledgeable and clear explanations, fun and entertaining!"

Fees

Registration Fee

TBD

 

Multi Course Registration Fee

TBD

Save when you register for this course and Bee-ginner's Beekeeping! This discount is also offered to those who have taken Bee-ginner's Beekeeping in the past.

Cancellation Fee

TBD

 

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Location

This online course will be delivered via Zoom.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • Microphone is not necessary (all students will be muted on entry; you can use the "chat function" to type your questions and interact with the instructor)
  • Webcam is optional but not necessary
  • Speaker is optional but not necessary (you will be able to listen to the presentation by dialing in on your phone if your computer does not have a speaker)

IMPORTANT: A UNIQUE EMAIL ADDRESS IS REQUIRED FOR EACH REGISTRANT TO ACCESS OUR ONLINE COURSES

  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

Note: Pre-registration is required.

Register

Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463
Administrative Assistant: Jackie Findra, 848-932-7180