UMaine Extension offers advanced beekeeping webinars starting February 10

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FARMINGTON – University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two advanced beekeeping webinars, two sessions each, beginning with “Honey Bee Diseases and Pests” 6–8:30 p.m. February. 10 and 17. The $50 fee includes the required textbook. Registration is required on the event webpage to receive the links.

The next course, “Swarming and Swarm Management,” will be held 6–8:30 p.m. March 3 and 10. The fee is $35. Registration is required on the event webpage to receive the links.

Both courses will be taught by EAS-certified master beekeeper Erin MacGregor Forbes. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.781.6099;

University of Maine Cooperative Extension: As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.

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