February Commercial Horticulture Program

beekeepingThe UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Commercial Horticulture Program for February 2020. This program is being offered by Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent.

Beekeeping Series: Colony Management & Swarm Control – February 29, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the UF Honey Bee Lab (1881 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville) 

This class is designed for beginner and intermediate beekeepers. Instructors will demonstrate how to perform colony splits to prevent swarming. Live bees will be used, so participants should dress in protective clothing (closed-toe shoes, long sleeves, or a beekeeping suit if available). 

The registration fee is $15.00 (includes materials and refreshments). Participants must register online​ (those needing assistance with registering can call the Extension Office at 352-955-2402) by February 26. There are no refunds for the registration fee.

For more information about this program, contact Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent, at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.

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