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Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Brian Depew
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145 Main Street
Lyons, NE 68038

Explore beekeeping - Schuyler, Neb.

Are you curious about honey bees? Do you want to know what it takes to get into beekeeping?

Cost: Free

Learn about the role and importance of bees in food production, and how they help shape our natural landscapes and support other wildlife. Learn about healthy pollinator communities, the beekeeping industry, and beekeeping as a farm business.

After this class, you will have a better understanding of:

What it takes to become a beekeeper, including time and labor;
The role of beekeepers in farming systems;
How to get started in beekeeping, including costs and resources;
How to manage bees as a business; and
Assets available for additional beekeeping training.
Beekeeping offers:

Flexible hobby and/or business opportunities,
Community and family engagement,
Physical and intellectual activity,
Connections to nature, and
Further understanding of natural systems.
To register, call or email Kirstin Bailey at 402.367.8989 or

Explore beekeeping is part of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping Project.


Schuyler Public Library, 108 E. 18th St.
Schuyler, NE 68661
United States


Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 11:30pm