A nationally known beekeeping authority currently serving as senior researcher and apiculturist in the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University will join the Kentucky Department of Agriculture as Kentucky’s new state apiarist.
The Richmond campus of Eastern Kentucky University, long known for its landscaping beauty, will soon be getting even greener.
And not just because Spring is around the proverbial corner.
Eastern Kentucky University apiculturist Dr. Tammy Horn has received a national award recognizing her efforts to raise awareness about the importance of pollination.
Nan Campbell could never have imagined a few years ago that she would spend a summer tending the Smithsonian gardens and become a beekeeper even before she turned 21.
Neither could she have predicted that she would wind up at Eastern Kentucky University, from which her father and two siblings graduated. Not that they would dissuade her, but she wanted to forge her own path.