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Learn about honey bees this winter at the University Farm

The University Farm will offer its one-day “ABCs of Honey Bees” course twice on two Saturdays this winter: Feb. 17 and March 17. This four-hour course will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day in the Main Lab Administration Building, Kutina Classroom. Directional signs will be posted.

The class will cover all aspects of beginning beekeeping, honey bee biology and diseases, and hive management.

Richard Manley, a University Farm beekeeping consultant for more than five years and Board of Health inspector for Geauga County, will lead the course.

The fee is $60 per participant. A minimum of five participants will be required to offer course.

For more information, contact Patty Gregory at the farm office at 216.368.0274 or email

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