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Thursday, March 15, 2012


Who are you going to call
when a swarm of bees is
hanging on your tree? 

Swarm Busters!

Below is a link to the names and numbers
of area beekeepers who will be glad
to rescue a swarm from your property
and place them in a nice, safe hive.



Sunday, March 11, 2012

Monday Night Meeting

The next meeting of the Crossroads Beekeepers will take place on Monday, March 12, in the basement of the University of Illinois Extension Center, 1209 N Wenthe, Effingham, beginning at 6:30pm.

Larry Quicksall, beekeeper from Effingham, will be our presenter for the evening, and he will be covering the topics of spring feeding, supplimental protein for brood development, installing package bees, splitting hives, and using swarm boxes to catch wild swarms. The presentation will include demonstrations and video.