UGA Extension Office

Beekeeping Class

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Beginner Beekeeping Series for 2024 


*** If interested, please contact our office in the Fall of 2023! ***


Are you interested in starting a hive or two of honey bees? The Lanier County Extension Office is currently planning a series of beginner beekeeping courses in 2024, not restricted to Lanier County residents. The series includes a hive assembly class, bee biology, how to install a package of bees, common pests and diseases, smoker lighting practice, honey harvest, and more. Meetings will be held one Saturday per month. 

Classes will be held from 9am-12pm at the the UGA Extension Lanier County Office.  Dates will be determined at a later time.

For more information or to sign up, please call the Extension Office at 229-482-3895. You may also e-mail your name, phone number, and address to