Master Gardeners to host program
Waupaca County Master Gardeners presents “The Art of Beekeeping” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in the lower level of the Waupaca County Courthouse.
Ken Williams has been a UW-Extension Agent since 1999. He is also a beekeeper.
He will discuss the process to get started at beekeeping, what hives to purchase and some of the challenges of beekeeping.
An estimated 30 percent of the worlds crops are pollinated by bees, equating to $15 billion a year in U.S. crops that are dependent on the insects for successful harvest seasons.
The program is free and open to the public.