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Beekeeping for Beginners

Are you interested in keeping honeybees, or just learning more about them? Or are you a beginning beekeeper who would like to deepen your understanding of honeybees?

In this virtual workshop held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, master beekeeper Ed Levi provided an introduction to beekeeping. Ed served as the Arkansas State Apiary Specialist for over 25 years and has taught beekeepers around the world while also managing his own honeybee hives.

Ed discussed the following topics:

  • The importance of honeybees and how to protect them
  • How bees work
  • How beekeepers facilitate bees’ work
  • How to get started as a beekeeper

Ed also answered questions from attendees. The workshop was hosted by NCAT Horticulture Specialist Luke Freeman.

This workshop was supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Environmental Education Program.