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University of Illinois Extension serving Grundy, Kankakee and Will Counties

Main Office (Kankakee County)
1650 Commerce Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone: 815-933-8337
FAX: 815-933-8532
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Grundy County)
4004 N. Division
Morris, IL 60450
Phone: 815-942-2725
FAX: 815-942-9519
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Will County)
100 Manhattan Road
Joliet, IL 60433
Phone: 815-727-9296
FAX: 815-727-9364
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Upcoming Events

2017 Annual Beekeepers Workshop

March 4, 2017

Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60914 (Kankakee County)

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


University of Illinois Extension, Kankakee County and Kankakee River Valley Beekeepers Association welcome you to the 13th annual Beekeeping Workshop. This annual beekeeping workshop will offer breakout sessions filled with information for potential beekeepers, novice or the more experienced beekeepers.

Topics will include:

  • Beekeeping Equipment & Packaged Bees
  • Pest Management Issues ~ Especially Varroamite
  • Colony Management - Spring into Summer 
  • Feeding and Pollinator Attracting Plants
  • Splitting Hives
  • Queen Bee Rearing
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Networking Opportunities

 The 2017 Beekeeping Workshop will be held at Kankakee Community College, 100 College Drive, Kankakee IL 60901. A pre-registration fee of $20 per person is required by March 1, 2017.  Handouts and lunch will be provided.  For more information, please call James Theuri at Kankakee County Extension Office at 815/933-8337.

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