Full course description
The UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program -Advanced Level online course is the second level of the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program (MBP). You must be an Apprentice Beekeeper in the UF/IFAS MBP to take this course. This course focuses on pest and pathogen management in honey bee colonies as well as the practices associated with the primary benefits we derive from honey bees, namely pollination services and hive products. Throughout this online course and the required year of hive management experience, participating beekeepers will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and reap the benefits of healthy bee colonies. Additionally, you will learn what you need to start sharing your knowledge of honey bees with others.
Register for this course if you are already an Apprentice Beekeeper and would like to continue in the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program.
Below is the module outline for this online course:
- Advanced Level Overview
- Education and Communication
- The Evolution of Beekeeping
- Honey Bee Pests
- Honey Bee Pathogens
- Honey Production
- Harvesting and Processing Honey
- Other Hive Products
- Bees, Wasps, and Mimics
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