INFORMATION FOR NEW BEEKEEPERS
All beekeepers in Illinois must register the number and location of their hives.
Kirk works with Russian bees and has not treated his hives for many years
Has good science based information and works with beekeepers to study honeybee health
Closest branch location – Dadant/ Watertown WI
Fun trip to take and it is in a old barn. Also a source for package bees
The Hive Supply - Chicago IL - Sells package bees, nucs, queens, beekeeping equipment and supplies.
Meyer Bees, Minooka IL - Sells beekeeping equipment, tools and supplies, package bees, and locally produced queens (IQI Member)
Long Lane Honey Bee Farms, Fairmount IL - Breeder of Illinois Queens, also a source for Package bees.
City Bee Savers - Wheaton, IL - Sells package bees, nucs, queens and is a member of the Illinois Queen Initiative.
Willie's Honey Company - Lake/McHenry Counties IL -Sells package bees and locally produced nucs, queens, beeswax, honey and propolis from chemical free hives.