Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Choose Your Beekeeping Instructor Carefully




We are David and Sheri Burns from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms here in central Illinois. Beekeepers around the country are working frantically to purchase hives and bees to expand their bee yards.

Don't be caught off guard. If you are new to beekeeping purchase your hives, bees and equipment NOW!

Taking a class is a huge advantage in becoming a successful beekeeper. Classes and beekeepers are popping up everywhere. Do you really know your instructor? There are some really great instructors and classes. Just make sure your instructor has a proven track record and beekeeping teaching experience. David is an EAS certified master beekeeper and has taught classes for over a decade. Check out our online classes. Here's a few of our upcoming on site classes:

Feb 2018
Mar 2018

If you are too far away to enjoy our classroom classes consider taking a course through our Online Beekeeping Academy. 

We introduced our online academy a week ago and we have had a phenomenal response! These courses can be taken at your own pace, when you want, in the comfort of your home. We are offering a $9 Pre-Order discount only through February 3rd just a few more days. Click the online course of your choice below.These ARE NOTWEBINARS. These are videos and worksheets from certified master beekeeper David Burns that are personally emailed to you. So you can enjoy learning by yourself when you want.

As a BONUS for signing up for an online course, receive 1 month of free mentoring/coaching through our BeeTeam6 beekeeping mentorship program with EAS Certified Master Beekeeper, David Burns. 10 days after signing up you will have 30 days to call David's personal cell phone, ask questions through email or text.





The Amazon Alexa/Echo was a phenomenal hit this past holiday season. If you were one of the millions of people that purchased one of these during the holiday season you can now listen to a daily beekeeping tip from certified master beekeeper David Burns. Just go to your Alexa skills and look for Beekeeping and add it to your daily flash briefing.


David will be speaking in several states this year. This month (February)Join him at the Arkansas Beekeeper's Association Spring Conference February 23-24. He'll be speaking along with his friend and fellow EAS master beekeeper Buddy May. It will be at Harding University Campus in Searcy, Arkansas. Click here for more information. 

Only 1 More Week Of Winter Bee Kinds
Winter Hives
This has been a great year for winter-bee-kinds. Again, the response was great and beekeepers are reporting such strong over wintered colonies. But, we are nearing the time when we will end production for the 2017 Winter. We will only be producing these for 1 more week for this season. Of course, we'll start again in the fall for next winter. Make sure you have the quantity you need to replace your winter-bee-kinds for this year. Do not let your bees starve. Order yours now!

We've never seen such an early surge of hive orders this early in the year! It's exciting to see such an interest in beekeeping. Now is a perfect time to make your choices and secure what you need.
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I'm glad you are keeping bees or thinking about it. Thank you for supporting our family business for all your beekeeping needs.

Sincerely,

David and Sheri Burns
Long Lane Honey Bee Farms
217-427-2678

New 2018 Hours:
Monday 10am - 6pm 
Tuesday 10am - 3pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 3pm
Friday 9am - Noon
Saturday - Our store is also open on days when we have Saturday classes


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