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February 2017
Scholarship Requirement

2017 Honey Bee Essay – online

February 24

2017 4H Essays Sponsored by: The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. 2017 Essay Topic: “How can MP3 (Managed Pollinator Protection Plan) more effectively protect honey bees from pesticide exposure?” Submit to Judy Wu-Smart, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Entomology, PO Box 830816, Lincoln, NE 68583-0816, by February 24, 2017.

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2017 Youth Hive Body Assembly Day

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Valhalla Bee, 4713 Hartley St
Lincoln, 68504
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Join your mentor and other fellow youth beekeepers to assemble your new hive boxes. This is a great opportunity to get to know others. Pickup your additional beekeeping as well. This event is for the youth scholarship recipients only.

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March 2017

2017 Introductory Beekeeping – Part 1 (Lecture and hands-on)

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Research & Development Center (ARDC), 1071 County Road B
Ithaca, NE 68033, 68033 United States
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Registration fee for the beginning beekeeping workshops (Mead) is $60 per person plus $30 for each additional family members. Registration includes lecture slides, equipment catalogs, refreshments, and lunch (does not include handbooks). The 2017 Youth Scholarship recipients and 1 adult are paid for through the Nebraska Beekeepers Association. Pre-registration is required by March 17th, 2017 Include: Name(s), address, phone number, e-mail and included class fee payment to: Jeri Cunningham University of Nebraska Department of Entomology 103 Entomology Hall Lincoln, NE…

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April 2017
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2017 Introductory Beekeeping – Part 2 (Field Day)

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
UNL East Campus Pollinator Garden, 48th and Holdredge Street
Lincoln, NE 68583 United States
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The 2017 Youth Scholarship recipients and 1 adult are paid for through the association.This is a  field day part 2 from the March 25th 2017 event. This will be held at East Campus in Lincoln and will be a hands-on training experience for participants who attended the Mead workshop (March 25th). Snacks will be available, however, lunch will not be provided so please bring a lunch or plan accordingly. If you have questions about the workshops or need further information,…

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2017 Beneficial Insect Symposium

April 14
UNL Nebraska Union, 1400 R. Street
Lincoln, NE 68588 United States
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93nd Annual Meeting of the Kansas Entomological Society (Central States Entomological Society) and Beneficial Insect Symposium Guest speakers for the Beneficial Insect Symposium include Dr. Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota, Dr. Jon Lundgren, Director of ECDYSIS Foundation and CEO for Blue Dasher Farm, and Dr. Judy Wu-Smart, Assistant Professor of Entomology, UNL. Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentations are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is March 17. We highly encourage undergraduate and graduate students to attend and present…

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