Virtual Beekeeping Institute Offering Educational Resources for Apiarists

Clint Thompson Georgia

UGA experts will join leading apiculture researchers and practitioners for the 29th Young Harris College/University of Georgia Beekeeping Institute, held virtually on May 13 and 14.

Anyone interested in learning about bees is invited to register for the 29th Young Harris College/University of Georgia Beekeeping Institute. It will be a two-day virtual format on May 13 and 14.

Registration is available through today. The cost is $40 and covers two days of presentations from prominent beekeeping educators and scientists for both experienced beekeepers and beginning apiarists.

Each day the conference will feature plenary lectures from a panel of experts on current topics important in apiculture.

Educational breakout lectures will cover topics from hive types and Varroa mite management strategies to bee nutrition and queen rearing. All presentations will be available for viewing through May 28 for registered participants. 

Information about certified testing at local beekeeping clubs and associations is available at The UGA Bee Lab will offer both the Journeyman and Master level testing at the Georgia Beekeepers Association 2021 Fall Conference to be held September 23-25. Details will be posted closer to the meeting date on the UGA Honey Bee Program website.

View the 2021 Young Harris Beekeeping Institute program and register by visiting For questions specific to the UGA and Young Harris College Annual Beekeeping Institute, please contact the UGA Bee Lab at or 706-769-1736. 

Source: UGA CAES Newswire