Young Harris Beekeeping Institute Group

2021 Young Harris Beekeeping Institute and Certified Testing

The 2021 virtual Beekeeping Institute will be available for viewing the week of May 24, 2021. If you have any questions please contact us at the bee lab, 706-769-1736. Because of the virtual format this year we were unable to offer the Master Beekeeping Program. However, we will offer both the Journeyman and Master level testing at the Georgia Beekeepers Fall Meeting, September 23rd, 2021. Watch for details on the Young Harris Institute web page.
 
Certified level testing will be available at the following locations:  
  • May 23 and June 27, Certified level, Tri-County Beekeepers Association, contact: Bobby Chaisson
  • June 5, 2021, Certified level, Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association, Blue Heron Nature Preserve Field Research Center. Contact: Claressa Lucas
  • Sep 23, 2021, Journeyman, Master, Master Craftsman, Georgia Beekeepers Association fall conference, Gainesville
  • May 18-20, 2022, all levels, Young Harris Institute
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About the UGA Honey Bee Program

Honey bees have been the Official State Insect of Georgia since 1975, and a subject of teaching and inquiry at the University of Georgia for decades. These marvelous insects are manageable and are used to produce honey and pollinate crops. They are practical models of biological organization and social behavior.

UGA's honey bee research addresses sustainable bee health management issues as well as more basic questions on bee pollination and foraging ecology. The UGA Honey Bee Program aims to develop research, teaching and extension initiatives that are locally responsive while globally relevant.

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