Beekeeping course to be offered in Little RockBeekeeping course to be offered in Little Rock
LITTLE ROCK – A three-part short course in beekeeping will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 3, 10, and 17 at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service auditorium, 2301 S. University Avenue in Little Rock.
Jon Zawislak, an apiculture instructor for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, will teach the course. Participants should plan to attend all three sessions.
Topics to be covered include beehives and equipment, honey bee biology and behaviors, how and where to get bees, managing bee colonies, harvesting honey and beeswax, beehive pests and disease management, and honey bee laws and regulations.
The classes are free and open to the public. Participants should register in advance by contacting the Pulaski County Extension Office at 501-340-6650.
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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By Mary Hightower
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service