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Agriculture

Bee Production Management Night scheduled for Jan. 23

PRINCETON — University of Illinois Extension (Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit) and the Bureau County Farm Bureau invite the public to a bee production management program at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Bureau County Extension Office, 850 Thompson St. in Princeton.

Various bee production issues will be presented, including, but not limited to, general production, diseases in bees, marketing honey and hive maintenance.

The presenters for the evening include Anthony Gedritis, U of I Extension Master Naturalist; Bill Cunico, Illinois Valley Beekeepers Association; and Doug Gucker, U of I Extension Local Foods Systems and Small Farms Educator.

Advance registration is required by Wednesday, Jan. 22, by calling the Bureau County Extension Office at 815-875-2878.

There is no cost to attend. If someone needs a reasonable accommodation, indicate when registering.

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