Heroes for Hives Beekeeper For Veterans (Photo Credit University of Missouri Extension

“Heroes to Hives,” beekeeping program that supports veterans begins classes

Missouri has the first state chapter of Heroes to Hives, a program that supports veterans who want to learn beekeeping. New sessions of the free program begin on  March 2021, says Karen Funkenbusch, state director of the Missouri AgrAbility Project, which provides education and assistance to farmers and ranchers with disabilities. Enroll at www.heroestohives.com. Army […]

Master beekeeper course starts November 19 in Trenton

University of Missouri Extension’s newly developed Certified Master Beekeeper program will be offered in Trenton from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, November 19 at the Jewett Norris library Hoover Theater.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. “Basic Beekeeping for Beginners” will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Those principles include the history of beekeeping, honeybee […]