Full course description
The UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program -Master Level online course is the third level of the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program (MBP). You must be an Advanced Beekeeper in the UF/IFAS MBP to take this course. This course explores advanced topics in honey bee biology and introduces participants to many of the commercial aspects of beekeeping. Throughout this online course and required year of hive management experience, participating beekeepers can take their beekeeping operations and honey bee education to the next level.
Register for this course if you are already an Advanced Beekeeper and would like to continue in the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program.
Below is the module outline for this online course:
- Master Level Overview
- Commercial Pollination
- Integrated Pest Management
- African Honey Bees
- Honey Bee and Colony Behaviors
- Mating and Reproductive Biology
- Queen and Package Bee Production
- Harvesting and Processing Honey
- Bee Removal
- The Colony as a Superorganism
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