Missouri State – Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

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Date(s) - 01/19/2019
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Missouri State University


Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

Want to learn more about honey bees and pollinators? Considering beekeeping, but want to learn more before you invest? Just bought your bees and equipment, now what? Have some experience in beekeeping but not quite confident in what you’re doing? Then this class is for you! Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Learn the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationships, and essential equipment & requirements. By the end of this class, you will be ready to work your own colony the first year* and be able to help experienced beekeepers with their hives. This class is part of the Midwest Master Beekeeper Program.

January 19; Includes book.

Registration: See below.


Registrations are closed for this event.

Written by Dr. Moneen Jones, Director, Missouri Pollinator Conservancy Program

Currently, I manage two non-profits, the Missouri Pollinator Conservancy Program and the Midwest Master Beekeeper Program. Most recently, I was the Research Entomologist at the University of Missouri's Delta Research Center located in Portageville, MO, when I started the Missouri Master Beekeeper Program. All content for the new program remains the same.


  1. I’d like to take the Jan 19 intro to bees and beekeeping course in Springfield but can’t find it on the MSU schedule. Can you advise?

    1. Hi. I just sent them an email today and will call them tomorrow

      1. We are now handling the registration due to email requests for registration access

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