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Bee Prepared, Healthy Bees make Happy Beekeepers

- April 2, 2016 -


Apr 02, 2016    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Bee Prepared, Healthy Bees make Happy Beekeepers is a full day of workshops presented for beekeepers of all experience levels. Information for those just curious about honey bees as well as in-depth workshops for the more experienced beekeepers will be presented. Live demonstrations on how to inspect your colony, assess its health and evaluate the queen will be presented throughout the day. Sessions on honey bee disease and pest identification, queen rearing, making creamed honey, swarm control and prevention, collecting pollen, installing packages and managing nucs will be presented. Don?t miss out on this great opportunity to learn what it takes to Bee Prepared and keep your honey bees healthy and productive. Limited seating so registration will be closed once we reach capacity. Don?t wait. Sign up today!

On-line registration at

Cost $50 per person before March 1, $60 per person after March 1. $75 on day of event with no lunch.

Optional lunch $15 extra. Must register before March 10 for lunch.

No refunds after March 10, 2016.

Joliet Junior College,
Weitendorf Agricultural Educational Center,
17840 W Laraway Road,
Joliet IL 60433

Date: Saturday April 2, 2016

Time: 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM