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Old 04-25-2010, 05:13 PM   #1
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Default Thinking about Raising Honeybees? - Univ. of Minn. Healthy Bees Course

Healthy Bees: A Course For Keeping Bees Healthy (and on their own six feet)
By reading and completing fun and interesting modules online you'll learn about healthy bees and strategies you can use to keep them that way--with minimum or no use of pesticides and antibiotics.
This course is packed with large, color photographs, original illustrations, and practical recommendations for beekeepers and anyone interested in beekeeping. It includes 5 units:
  • Healthy Bees: An introduction to a healthy honey bee colony
  • The Strategy: A 5-step approach for combating hive villains
  • The Villains: Detailed descriptions of seven top threats to healthy colonies
  • Resources: Direct links to free publications and information
  • FAQ: Answers from Dr. Marla Spivak to real questions from beekeepers
After completing Healthy Bees, you will receive a Warrior's Certificate, certifying you worthy of helping bees to fight off their villains and stand on their own six feet. Display it proudly!

The course costs $25.
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When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect."
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