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journeyman level beekeeping course logoJourneyman-Level Beekeeping Course

The Journeyman-Level Beekeeping course is the next step in the Master Beekeeper Certificate Program. This course delves a bit deeper than the Apprentice-Level into the life and ecology of the honey bee. Topics covered include honey bees' interaction and relation to other native pollinators and pesticide uses. The student will be given detailed instruction on honey bees' internal anatomy and structure as well as the uses of their external anatomy. This course will provide students with detailed knowledge of honey bee diseases and diagnoses of diseases and pests. Alternative methods for the treatment of these ailments will also be taught at this level of the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will understand the honey bees' place in the ecosystem and how thier unique anatomy contributes to their interactions with the world both inside and outside the hive. Students will also be equipped with the knowlege to both diagnose and treat honey bee ailments and pests.

Open to those who have completed the Apprentice-Level Beekeeping Course. 

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Journeyman-Level Beekeeping Course

Course Dates


Jerry Bromenshenk, Scott Debnam & Phil Welch



Fort Missoula Research Complex and Apiary
Missoula, MT

CEU/Academic Credit

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  • School of Extended & Lifelong Learning
  • The University of Montana
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