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By Mary Hightower
U of A System Division of Agriculture
LITTLE ROCK – If the idea of harvesting honey in your backyard sounds good, be sure
to join Extension Apiculturist Jon Zawislak of the University of Arkansas System Division
of Agriculture, for three once-weekly classes on beginner beekeeping.
The free classes are scheduled for 6-9 p.m. on June 6, 13 and 20 at East Arkansas
Community College, 1700 New Castle Road in Forrest City. The classes will meet in
Participants are asked to register in advance to ensure enough materials for all class
members. To register, contact the St. Francis County Extension Office at 870-261-1730.
“On each of the three nights, we will be presenting a different aspect of beekeeping,”
said Zawislak. “Over the whole course, we’ll cover bee health, equipment and everything
else you need to know to get started.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension
and Research programs and services without regard to 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.
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 you’re the St. Francis County Extension
office as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.
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By Mary HightowerThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Mary HightowerDir. of Communication ServicesU of A Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service(501) email@example.com