Texas A&M-Texarkana and the Bowie County Master Gardeners will present a program on “Beekeeping”, Monday, March 12 in the University Center on the A&M-Texarkana campus, 7101 University Avenue, Texarkana, Texas,  from 6PM until 8PM.

According to a press release, the program will be presented by James Lamb and his wife. They are owners of Southwest Arkansas Beekeeping Supplies in Fulton, Arkansas. James works for the University of Arkansas Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope Arkansas, he is a member of Texarkana Beekeepers, Hempstead County Master Gardeners, and is currently the President of the Miller County Red Dirt Master Gardeners.

With 8 years’ experience in beekeeping, James will be answering questions about becoming a beekeeper and getting started in beekeeping.  As raising bees becomes more popular by the day, James will have hands-on material to show how it is an interesting hobby with added benefits.

The class is free and open to the public and will take place in the Science and Technology Building, Room 306.


For more information, contact Shelley Caraway, executive director of Extended Education and Community Development, at EECD@tamut.edu or (903) 334-6683.