Online beekeeping class set for March

Farm and Food

Kirstin Bailey, senior project associate,, 402.870.2390; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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LYONS, NEBRASKA – Nebraskans interested in learning about the role and importance of bees are invited to a beekeeping workshop hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs. This free event will be offered in English and Spanish.

“Explore Beekeeping” will occur online, on Wednesday, March 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

“Beekeeping is a rewarding hobby with business opportunities,” said Kirstin Bailey, Center for Rural Affairs senior project associate. “It offers you a chance to connect with a large community and you can engage your family. Beekeeping is a physical and intellectual activity that strengthens your connections to nature, and furthers your understanding of natural systems.”

Attendees will learn about bee biology, how the hive functions as a system, start-up costs, and the process of getting started.

Registration is required by March 10; visit For more information, contact Bailey at 402.870.2390 or

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