University of Illinois Beekeeping Short Course
University of Illinois Short Course
Bees and Beekeeping
April 5, 2014
Lectures, hands-on workshops, and informal discussions on:
*Pesticides & Bees
*Bee Diseases, Parasites and Pests
*Colony Collapse Disorder
*Breeding & Genetics
*Wintering in the Midwest
*Beginners Track: introduction to beekeeping and colony management
*Advanced Track: queen rearing
Prof. Gene Robinson, Prof. May Berenbaum, and Members of the University of Illinois Bee Research Facility staff
Randy Oliver, owner and operator of Golden West Apiaries and frequent contributor to American Bee Journal.
Bee Research Facility and Institute for Genomic Biology—both new, state-of-the-art buildings. Includes specially designed environmental chambers for hands-on bee work indoors! Those choosing to participate in the hands-on work must bring and wear their own protective veils, suits, or gloves. Non-participants can view from outside the flight cage.
FEE: $100 includes course materials and refreshments
DATES & TIMES: April 5, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Phone: (217) 265-7614
Or write/send your name, address, phone number, email, and check to:
c/o Tish Cundiff
University of Illinois
Institute for Genomic Biology
1206 W. Gregory, Room 2414
Urbana, IL 61801
LIMITED TO 50 PARTICIPANTS, SO REGISTER EARLY!
Dept. of Entomology, University of Illinois
School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois
Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois
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