WSU Beekeeping Short Course in Pullman, June 14 & 15th

beemanJoin us and your fellow beekeepers for our biennial beekeeping short course in Pullman at Washington State University. This course provides a wonderful opportunity to learn and experience a wide array of beekeeping topics.

Friday, June 14th we will have a wine and cheese social with honey exchange and presentations by university graduate students and others. For those interested in the honey exchange – bring two one-pound jars of your finest honey.

Saturday, June 15th participants are divided into groups and then rotate through stations around campus. Topics include pest/disease identification and management, diagnostic laboratory activities, honey bee IPM, gloveless beekeeping, bee biology, introduction to queen rearing, and a bee beard demonstration. Lunch will be provided on Saturday afternoon.

The course is a combination of instruction and hands on demonstration. Bring a bee veil and whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in. For those interested in the smoker lighting competition – bring your own smoker and favorite fuel.

Registration fee $75 Registration Form


  1. Kim Flottum says:

    would you like magazines for your meeting? If so, how many, and where to and we’ll get them to you in late May…

  2. steve sheppard says:

    note that the wsba website has the incorrect registration form connected to the wsu beekeeping short course. the correct form can be found at

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