A man in a beekeeping hat with nets that cover his face stands next to a beehive at Kohl farm apiary,

Sign-up for our Beekeeping for Certification Course!

Enrollment is now open for our 2023 Beekeeping course! This intensive beekeeping course offered by the UW-Extension Milwaukee County Urban Agriculture Program is designed to equip beginning beekeepers with the knowledge, practice, and systems thinking skills required to successfully and sustainably manage honeybees in the Upper Midwest. The course runs from the middle of March through September. Read more to sign-up by March 15th.


So You Want to be a Beekeeper?

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to keep bees? What of the idea of being able to harvest honey right in your own backyard or neighborhood garden. Or what about doing the right thing and helping to pollinate fruit and vegetable plants which provide food for your city. Our Beekeeping for Certification class […]


Helpful Resources for Beekeepers

“Helpful Resources for Beekeepers” is a compiled list of pertinent, reliable, and current information sources.  This is a document that is flexible and will change annually with new developing information to aid Beekeepers in Southeastern Wisconsin.  In it you can find information on resources, beekeeping associations, local beekeeping supplies, books, and more.  Click here to […]