Registration open for OSU beekeeping workshop

Oklahoma State University Extension will host a Beginning Beekeepers Workshop on July 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oklahoma County Extension Office, 2500 NE 63rd in Oklahoma City.

The event will provide basic information on honey production as well as the care and maintenance of bees. Members of the public are welcome to learn about basic bee and hive care, equipment needs, bee types, hive diseases and health. The workshop will also cover making and selling honey and offer budget guidance on financially managing a beehive operation. Featured speakers include OSU Extension educators Josh Campbell, J.J. Jones and Olivia Toothman as well as beekeeper Steve Easom.

A $20 registration fee will cover the cost of lunch. To reserve a spot at the workshop, register through the online form available at or contact the Oklahoma County Extension office to submit payment information.

The event is sponsored by the Southern Risk Management Education Center. For more information, contact J.J. Jones at 580-332-7011 or [email protected].