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Beekeeping and Products Focus of Cheyenne Conference

February 26, 2014
UW Extension will host the Wyoming Bee College Conference March 22-23 in Cheyenne. (Gene Hanson)

Laramie County Community College will buzz with activity during the Wyoming Bee College Conference Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23, in Cheyenne.

University of Wyoming Extension will host the college, which offers eight speakers and presentations. The conference is open to anyone wanting to learn more about bee health, beekeeping, native bees and value-added bee products.

A schedule is available at LCCC is located at 1400 E. College Drive.

Saturday’s first session caters to those looking to begin or improve skills during an all-day, hands-on hive workshop. The second session covers advanced beekeeping topics and issues.

Other classes focus on topics such as the importance of native bees, pesticides and beekeeping, dealing with drought and marketing bee products.

Register at, Wyoming Bee College. Cost is $50 for both days or $35 for one.

For more information, contact Laramie County UW Extension horticulturist Catherine Wissner at (307) 633-4383.

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