Northern Illinois Beekeepers Association
Attached is a list of local beekeeping classes offered at McHenry County College and Lake County College. These are classes taugh by NIBA member Larry Krengel.
Here is the bee package order form bee_package_order_form_2017.pdf
Here is the link to the form NIBA_membership_application.pdf
Our club president, Corky Schnadt, was interviewed on WBEZ. Check out the recording at this link:
If you want to skip some of the other stuff on the show go to about 21 minutes in to the recording.
Here is an intersting artical on how to see how well your queen was mated. Unfortunatly it requires your queen to be dead.
Diagnosis of failing queens by inspecting the spermatheca