Virtual Beekeeping Institute

Virtual Beekeeping Institute

With your Southeast Regional Ag Report, I'm Trevor Williams.

The University of Georgia's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences is reporting the virtual beekeeping institute this Thursday and Friday.

Professional and amateur beekeepers alike are invited to register for the 29th Young Harris College/University of Georgia Beekeeping Institute to be held virtually on May 13 and 14.

Registration, available through today, Wednesday, is $40 and covers two days of presentations from prominent beekeeping educators and scientists.

The conference will feature lectures from a panel of experts on current topics important in apiculture. This year’s featured speakers include Professor Robin Crewe, an expert on honey bee chemical communications systems, among others.

Educational breakout lectures will cover topics from hive types and mite management strategies to bee nutrition and queen rearing. After the institute, all presentations will be available for viewing through May 28 for registered participants.

View the 2021 Young Harris Beekeeping Institute program by visiting For questions specific to the UGA and Young Harris College Annual Beekeeping Institute, please contact the UGA Bee Lab at or call 706-769-1736.

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