Open Apiary (Iowa State University)

Open Apiary Training

Open Apiary times are an informal unstructured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands on experience with beehives. Open Apiary will count as 2 hours of field training towards your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program. 

Undergraduate Beekeeping class Iowa State

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Students work with live bee hives during three trips to local hives. Students are also required to enroll in the Great Plains Master Beekeeper program as an essential component to the class, earning credits through their coursework toward a Master Beekeeper certification.

Heroes to Hives

Heroes to Hives is a unique program through Michigan State University Extension that seeks to address financial and personal wellness of veterans through FREE professional training and community development centered around beekeeping.