The Buzz on Beekeeping
Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
Master Beekeeper and Master Gardener Bethany Allen-Ford will provide tips on how to start "backyard beekeeping". She will also discuss safety concerns, the awareness of Africanized Honey Bees, the role of pollinators, and then provide a list of plants that attract pollinators. NOTE Location: Palmetto Library, 923 6th Street West, Palmetto.
Programs of the Extension Service are available to all without discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations.
The Manatee County Extension Service provides the educational resources of the University of Florida through materials and training to the citizens of Manatee County. Topics relate to gardening, landscaping, water conservation and more. It is cooperatively funded by Manatee County Government, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (I.F.A.S.) and the United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.).
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Manatee County Agriculture & Extension Service
The mission of Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service is to serve the citizens of Manatee County with the best information and educational programming available, thus enabling citizens to solve problems, capitalize on opportunities, and enhance the quality of their lives. This could mean increased agricultural production, energy or water conservation, responding to environmental issues, providing information for families or addressing youth development.