Non Credit Course Offered by the Department of Entomology at the University of Manitoba
in collaboration with Manitoba Agriculture
Wednesday evenings - First Class January 30th and Last Class March 27th
This includes an **Apiary demonstration in Mid April or early May 2019.
NO CLASS: Wednesday, February 20th 2019
(University of Manitoba Reading Week)
172 Agriculture Building - Richardson International Auditorium
$205.00 (includes GST) also includes the text: Honey Bee Diseases and Pests, Third ed.
Recommended text Beekeeping in Western Canada also available
for purchase. The cost is $26.20. If you wish to purchase this additional text, please add this amount to your course fee payment.
Textbooks will be distributed at the first class.
**Weekday evening Apiary session in April or May is weather dependent.
Honey bees can be managed with ease by urban people. Besides the honey and bees wax they produce, and their value as pollinators of various crops, their highly developed social organization provides fascinating material for study.
This series of lectures and demonstrations will deal with the nature of beekeeping; the life history, anatomy, and social behaviour of bees; economics; how to manage colonies of bees; equipment and site selection; pollen and nectar producing plants, nectar flows; seasonal management ; pests, parasites diseases and their control; regulations; honey houses; extracting equipment; grading and marketing honey and beeswax.
The University reserves the right to cancel any course and refund full fee, and to reschedule classes cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances.
Dr. Rob Currie, Head, Department of Entomology
Phone: (204) 474-6020
Rhéal Lafrenière, Provincial Apiarist, Manitoba Agriculture
Phone: (204) 945-4825
David Ostermann, Pollination Apiarist, Manitoba Agriculture
Phone: (204) 945-3861
Payment is made via cheque, payable to "University of Manitoba"
Payment must be received by Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.
If you have any questions, please email the school at: firstname.lastname@example.org