MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- March 27 to 31, 2017
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2017
- March 29, 2017
Scholastic Journalism Day 2017
- April 6, 2017
Sports Medicine Update
- April 7 to 8, 2017
Family Medicine Update: A Regional Medical Education Conference
- April 7, 2017
4th Annual Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) Summit
- April 12 to 13, 2017
10th Annual Evidence-Based Practice on the Frontline: Building a Culture of Quality, Safety and Nursing Professionalism
- April 19 to 21, 2017
2017 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation
- April 21, 2017
2017 Clinical Oncology Symposium
- April 24 to 25, 2017
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2017
- April 29 to 30, 2017
2017 MU Dental CE Weekend
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
Master Beekeepers - Level 1
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...
“Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping” will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Those principles include the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationship, and essential equipment and requirements.
Dan Cropper, a beekeeper from West Plains, will teach the course using curriculum developed by the University of Missouri.
“This high-quality program will offer both classroom instruction and mentoring opportunities for participants,” said David Burton, county program director for Greene County Extension.
The Missouri Master Beekeeper certification program consists of six levels: Beginner Beekeeper, Apprentice Beekeeper, Journeyman Beekeeper, Junior Master Beekeeper, Master Trainer, and Master Beekeeper. By the end of this first course, individuals will be able to help experienced beekeepers in the management of hives.
Individuals must have one year of experience rearing bees and join a local beekeeping club before taking an exam to move up to the next level. Experienced beekeepers can test up through the first two levels of the program if they have three or more years of experience.
This introduction class is for any individual interested in learning beekeeping.
More information about this event
Pre-registration is required.The course costs $61 and includes a beekeeping book. Registration and payment must be made by Feb 14 to Greene County Extension, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo. 65807.