Wyoming Bee University and Bee College

March 16, 2018 – March 18, 2018 all-day
Laramie County Community College
1400 E College Dr
Cheyenne, WY 82007
Catherine Wissner


In addition to the Bee College at/Sun:

Now offering the Wyoming Bee University with a choice of four all day workshops on Friday, March 16.   Registration can be separate from the Bee College or you can sign up for a package deal.  Cost of the Bee University is $125/person.

Choice 1; Apitherapy The hive as your medicine chest, with Frederique Keller MS. L. Ac. President of the American Apitherapy Society.  Frederique will cover how to use; raw honey, beebread, pollen, royal jelly, propolis & the afternoon get into bee venom accompanied by practical workshops treating various health conditions. Participants gain a tremendous amount of knowledge & confidence in utilizing the bee products to treat their friends & family safely along with legal issues. https://2018wybeeuniversitybeecollege.eventbrite.com

Choice 2; Honey Wine Make Mead like Tom, in mead making you will cover; the proper use of sulfur dioxide, k-meta and SO2. Why sanitation is important, how much honey to water use. Different types of yeast.  Different types of honey and how they can influence the outcome of your mead. What equipment will be needed?  How long it takes for great mead and why your patience will be rewarded. There is a lot of information on the internet; internet-Myths will be busted on mead making. https://2018wybeeuniversitybeecollege.eventbrite.com

Choice 3; Long live the Queen with instructor Melanie Kirby owner of Zia Queenbee Company.  A one-day workshop will present and address question about raising your own queens.  What it takes to rear high quality queens. Basic biology and various methods of queen rearing will be presented. The workshops emphasize hands on instruction in queen rearing methods, with lecture and demonstrations. Students will be involved in various steps including setting up cell builders, grafting, and establishing mating nuclei.https://2018wybeeuniversitybeecollege.eventbrite.com

Choice 4; Advancing your Beekeeping Skills, setting the stage for being a Master Beekeeper. Beekeeping is challenging, many things can go wrong during the seasons keeping bees. The craft as animal husbandry and beekeepers need to take their skills to the next level to be successful.  Instructor, Scott Debnam will help you hone your skill with a peak into what it takes to become a Master Beekeeper. Topics covered; the details of record keeping, Bee Nutrition, Nosema, Varroa, Advanced Honey Bee Anatomy and Genetics, Natural Beekeeping and more.  Requirements; Must be a current beekeeper with basic beekeeping skills, have two or more hives and minimum of two years’ experience.  This is not a beginner program.


Thank You,

Catherine Wissner

University of Wyoming Extension Laramie County

1400 East College dr.

Pathfinder Building 406D

Cheyenne, WY.  82007



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