Youth Beginning Beekeeping scholarship offered

The Adams County Beekeepers Association (ACBA) in association with the Adams County Farm Bureau, Adams Soil and Water Conservation District, and OSU Extension are offering a Youth Beginner Beekeeping Scholarship to help interested individuals to get into the world of beekeeping.

If you are new to beekeeping, a resident of Adams County, and in grades 7-12 you are eligible. This grant will provide the necessary woodenware, tools and bees to get started, as well as an experienced beekeeping mentor from the ACBA.

For more information you may contact Bill Wickerham at Adams Soil and Water at 544-1010 or at The application is also available to download from the Soil and Water website at:

Applications must be submitted by March 1 to: Adams Soil and Water Conservation District, Attn: Bill Wickerham, 807 NE Main St., #B, West Union, OH 45693.

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