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  1. #1
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    Default University of Illinois Beekeeping Short Course

    University of Illinois Short Course
    Bees and Beekeeping
    Saturday
    April 5, 2014

    Lectures, hands-on workshops, and informal discussions on:
    *Pesticides & Bees
    *Bee Anatomy
    *Bee Diseases, Parasites and Pests
    *Colony Collapse Disorder
    *Bee Nutrition
    *Bee Health
    *Breeding & Genetics
    *Swarm control
    *Sting allergies
    *Wintering in the Midwest
    *Pollination

    *Beginners Track: introduction to beekeeping and colony management
    *Advanced Track: queen rearing

    INSTRUCTORS:
    Prof. Gene Robinson, Prof. May Berenbaum, and Members of the University of Illinois Bee Research Facility staff

    GUEST INSTRUCTOR:
    Randy Oliver, owner and operator of Golden West Apiaries and frequent contributor to American Bee Journal.

    LOCATION:
    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

    REGISTRATION:
    Phone: (217) 265-7614

    Email: lcundiff@illinois.edu

    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!

    Sponsored by:
    Dept. of Entomology, University of Illinois
    School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois
    Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois
    Dadant and Sons

  2. #2
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    Default Re: University of Illinois Beekeeping Short Course

    I was just looking for this kind of info. Thank you.
    No one famous.

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    Default Re: University of Illinois Beekeeping Short Course

    Yes, sounds interesting. I'll keep checking your web site for upcoming classes.

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