Henry County Extension offering beekeeper course

MT. PLEASANT ? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Henry County is hosting a Beginning Beekeeper Course Thursday evenings starting in February at the Extension office in Mt. Pleasant.

Classes will meet from 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 1, 8, 22 and March 1.

The course is open to all interested individuals and will be led by southeast Iowa beekeepers Dave and Ray Tull.

Participants are required to preregister and space is limited. Organizers said the class fills up fast.

The fee for the course is $25 per individual or $35 per couple sharing a book. The fee covers the cost for books and refreshments.

Registrations and payments will be taken until the class is full or no later than Jan. 24. To register or for information, call 319-385-8126.