I just attended the 99th Annual meeting of the Iowa Honey Producer’s Association. They meet in Marshaltown every year at a motel large enough to handle the 150+ people attending. The Association has about 400 members state wide so 40% of their members attending was outstanding.
Though not nearly as contentious, dramatic, or as well [...]
Have you noticed the goldenrod bloom this season? With the exception of the extremely dry areas of the south, there seems to be much, much more of this wonderful, productive, attractive bloom than usual.
Maybe it’s just me…and that could be…but I tend to travel quite a bit this time of year to beekeeper meetings [...]
This isn’t too far outside the box. It’s from notes I made while in southern Missouri a couple of weeks ago, helping Michael put on honey supers. I was there for a day and a half, and we worked about 120 hives in 8 or 9 beeyards. Lunch, wonderful lunch was at a Subway…it was [...]
Our Medina County Beekeepers Association runs a booth at the Medina County fair every summer. We’re pretty typical of most beekeeping groups when it comes to our fair behavior. We have a booth in one of the buildings…we share space with the vegetable show people, the soil and water conservation folks, the local Farm Bureau, [...]
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