Heroes to Hives
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- Published: Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021
In the United States alone, suicide accounts for nearly 40,000 lost lives per year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That's an average of one suicide every 13 minutes. The truth is that anyone can be at risk. Sometimes you NEED ...
- Published: Thursday, June 17, 2021
WARRENSBURG, Mo. – Santiago and Julie Valdez say the Heroes to Hives program offered by University of Missouri Extension offers a sweet opportunity to expand their business and connect with other beekeepers who are veterans.MU’s Heroes to Hives ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri has the first state chapter of Heroes to Hives, a program that supports veterans who want to learn beekeeping.New sessions of the free program begin March 2021, says Karen Funkenbusch, state director of the Missouri ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2018
Figure 1. Honey bee (Apis mellifera).The European honey bee (Apis mellifera), also known as the common or western honeybee (Figure 1), is the most influential insect for humankind, both in history and in the honey and wax resources it provides. For ...
Publication date: May 1, 2016
For a beginning beekeeper, between two and five hives is ideal. This size apiary is small enough for a beginner to manage but still provides enough bees to allow for winter losses. Expand in a couple of years, after you have gained experience and ...
If you want to work but have a disability that keeps you from finding, keeping or advancing in a job, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) may be able to help you.
Mission is to reduce the incidence of brain injury; to promote acceptance, independence & productivity of persons with brain injury; & to support their families, caregivers & community.
Created to help the small farmers and ranchers of Missouri, especially those who are socially disadvantaged and underserved, to raise the level of efficiency on their farms while taking good care of the soil, water and the environment.
Heroes to Hives was created in 2015 at Michigan State University to promote the financial and personal wellness of veterans through training and community-building around beekeeping.
Mission is to enhance the medication safety & quality of life of farmers/ranchers by equipping future rural pharmacy practitioners with skills in the delivery of pharmaceutical care & public health outreach.