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      Dessert with Discussion: Heroes to Hives in Hickory Corners

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      March 26, 2020

      Thursday   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      3700 East Gull Lake Drive
      Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060

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      Dessert with Discussion: Heroes to Hives

      Dr. Adam Ingrao (Veteran’s Liaison for Michigan State University Extension and an Agricultural Entomologist), will share:

      The current status of the US beekeeping industry
      Efforts to address honey bee decline
      The historical relationship between veterans and beekeeping
      How Heroes to Hives trains veterans to become beekeepers, supports veterans’ health
      How Heroes to Hives alumni are training the next generation of beekeepers

      Enjoy coffee, tea and delicious locally sourced desserts provided by the KBS Conference Center. A cash bar featuring house wines and Michigan craft beer available prior to the event.

      Doors open at 7 p.m., talk from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

      Dr. Adam Ingrao is the Veteran’s Liaison for Michigan State University Extension and an Agricultural Entomologist. An Army veteran and nationally recognized veteran’s advocate, Dr. Ingrao has led efforts to connect veterans with career and wellness opportunities within the agricultural sector. He is the founder and instructor of the MSUE Heroes to Hives program, and the former director of two nonprofits serving farmer veterans in Michigan, the Veterans in Agriculture Network and the Farmer Veteran Coalition of Michigan. His honors include the MSU Plant Science Fellowship, National Science Foundation Fellowship and the US Fruit and Vegetable Industries 40 leaders in agriculture under 40 award (40 Under 40). He holds a BS in Agriculture and Environmental Plant Science from California Polytechnic State University and a PhD in Entomology from Michigan State University.

      Cost: Free -

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