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MSU Apiculture Extension Webinars

Upcoming Webinar

Michigan beekeeping: Questions & Answers (JUNE 2020)

Wednesday, June 3rd at 7pm EST
This webinar is intended for all small-scale beekeepers, regardless of whether their colonies are new or overwintered/established.  Please submit beekeeping questions by Monday, June 1st of time using the online form

Past Webinars

Pollinator habitat: making every acre the best it can be

Resources:

First-Year Colonies: Getting Ready for Bees

Watch the webinar recording of First-Year Colonies: Getting Ready for Bees
Supplemental materials: 

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

Supplemental materials: 

Established Colonies: Early-Season Management

Supplemental material: MSU Bee Blog (subscribe for updates), especially the Early Spring Management post

Established Colonies: Preparing for Swarm Season

Michigan beekeeping: Questions & Answers (April 2020)

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.  

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