O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

South O'Brien FFA Chapter Receives Donation

 

April 25, 2019

Pictured accepting the check are South O'Brien Chapter Secretary Sierra De Boer, Chapter Historian Angela Nyunt and Lori Heemstra.

The South O'Brien FFA Chapter is a recipient of a 2019 America's Farmers Grow Communities donation from the Bayer Fund on behalf of O'Brien County farmer, Lori Heemstra.

South O'Brien Chapter Advisor, Eric Kumm, noted that part of the funds will be used this year to help with their apiary project the chapter started last year. One hive was lost earlier this winter due to the ventilation hole freezing over and moisture build-up, while the second hive was buried in a snow drift during the last snow storm. Those hives will need to be repopulated and three new hives are going to be added....



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