Beekeeping in Iowa: Challenges and Sweet Rewards

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Beekeeping in Iowa: Challenges and Sweet Rewards

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

September 22, 2019
Glenwood, Iowa

This Practical Farmers of Iowa free afternoon field day will focus on the basics of beekeeping in the fall and winter months in Iowa. Carol Fassbinder-Orth of Bountiful Blossoms Bee Company will discuss a range of topics, including honey harvesting, marketing, and storage options; preventing and detecting colony collapse and loss; site selection for beehives; bee forage considerations; supplemental feeding of bees; parasite and pest treatment options; bee breed characteristics; winterizing colonies; and more.

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September 22
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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