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MSU Apiculture Extension Webinars

Spring 2020 MSU Apiculture Extension Webinars

We know that many of you have missed out on spring conferences and meetings, and MSU Apiculture Extension wants to make sure that you still have time to get info and ask questions. MSU Apiculture Extension will host Zoom webinars in the spring of 2020 to provide seasonal management information and answer questions.  Please submit beekeeping questions ahead of time using the online form.  For help setting up Zoom, please visit Zoom’s Help Center.  Please contact Ana Heck (heckanar@msu.edu) to ask questions about the webinars.

UPCOMING Webinar

Michigan beekeeping: Questions & Answers

Monday, April 20th, 2020 at 7pm EST
You must register for this webinar.  This webinar is intended for all small-scale beekeepers, regardless of whether colonies are new or overwintered/established.  Please submit beekeeping questions ahead of time using the online form.  

Past Webinars

First-Year Colonies: Getting Ready for Bees

An unedited version of the webinar can be found on the Heroes to Hives Facebook page.  An edited version of the webinar will be posted to this page soon. 
Supplemental materials: 

First-Year Colonies: What to Do When the Bees Arrive

An unedited version of the webinar can be found on the Heroes to Hives Facebook page.  An edited version of the webinar will be posted to this page soon. 
Supplemental materials: 

Established Colonies: Early-Season Management

An unedited version of the webinar can be found on the Heroes to Hives Facebook page.  An edited version of the webinar will be posted to this page soon. 
Supplemental material: MSU Bee Blog (subscribe for updates), especially the Early Spring Management post

Established Colonies: Preparing for Swarm Season

An unedited version of the webinar can be found on the Heroes to Hives Facebook page.  An edited version of the webinar will be posted to this page soon. 

VARROA Webinars

keep bees alive: Why did my bees die?

Supplemental material: Why Did My Bees Die? handout

keep bees alive: understanding varroa risk

Supplemental material: Varroa Mite Monitoring handout

Keep bees alive: making a plan for varroa