Bees & Brews

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This is a free event and open to all ages; 21 or over may taste some of the local beer, be introduced to native bees and honey bees, and learn about their role in Nebraska's ecosystem.

EXPLORE BEEKEEPING (BILINGUAL) - WEST POINT, NEB: Explorando la Apicultura (Bilingüe)

a beekeeper moving hives

About: Are you curious about beekeeping? Join this training to learn about bee biology, how the hive functions as a system, as well as how much it costs to start beekeeping and how to do it. Topics will include healthy pollinator communities, the beekeeping industry, and beekeeping as a farm business.

Registration/Questions: Contact Kirstin Bailey at kirstinb@cfra.org or 402.870.2390. Registration required by July 15.

EXPLORE FARMING (BILINGUAL) - SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB: Explorando La Agricultura (Bilingüe)

an unplanted plot of farmland

About: Starting your own farm business can be daunting, but this workshop offers information that will help. Attendees will learn where to start the process, how to develop skills for farming, about resources they may need, and much more.

Registration required by July 9.

Registration/Questions: Contact Lucia Schulz at lucias@cfra.org or 402.380.7006

EXPLORE BEEKEEPING (BILINGUAL) - GRAND ISLAND, NEB: Apicultura Exploratoria (Bilingüe)

A beekeeper and student inspecting a hive

About: Are you curious about beekeeping? Join this training to learn about bee biology, how the hive functions as a system, as well as how much it costs to start beekeeping and how to do it. Topics will include healthy pollinator communities, the beekeeping industry, and beekeeping as a farm business. 

Registration/Questions: Contact Kirstin Bailey at kirstinb@cfra.org or 402.870.2390. Registration required by July 22.

Heroes to Hives

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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.