Beekeeping course offered in Springfield


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SPRINGFIELD – Fran and Tom Davidson will present a two-part, seven-hour course on the hobby and business of beekeeping on Jan. 11 and 12 in the OSU Extension facility in Springfield. The multi-media course is designed for the beginning backyard beekeeper to be able to successfully raise bees the first year and beyond. The course is also an exploration of honeybee biology and the challenging relationship between the honeybee and the modern beekeeper. The Davidsons own and operate Golden Queen Honey and are certified Journeymen Beekeepers of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association.

The Part 1 session will be 7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, and Part 2 will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Both sessions will be held at the Ohio State University Extension, Clark County, 3130 E. Main St., Springfield. The cost of $40 includes lunch, handouts and a Beekeeping Basics Notebook.

Deadline for registration is Jan. 4, 2019. Class size is limited. More information and a registration form are available at http://clark.osu.edu. The program is co-sponsored by Ohio State University Extension and Master Gardeners of Clark County.

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Submitted by OSU Extension, Clark County.

Submitted by OSU Extension, Clark County.