Friday, February 20, 2009

Buzz Into Beekeeping Workshop

March 7
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

University of Illinois Extension
Kankakee County
1650 Commerce Drive
Bourbonnais, Illinois

Topics to be covered:
• Equipment needed and where to find it
• Location of your hives
• Acquiring bees
• Beekeeping challenges
• Special needs for healthy bees and a good honey crop
• Cost
• Bee biology
• Castes in a colony and colony organization
• Pest and disease management
• Making and using nucleus colonies
• Bee breeding
• Hygienic bees

Cost is $20.00 per person.
Handouts and lunch will be provided.

For more information or to register
call 815-933-8337.

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