Announcements


September Beekeeping Meeting

posted Sep 8, 2019, 7:55 PM by Mary Phillips

Fellow Beekeepers:

We invite you to the Dunn County's next monthly Beekeepers meeting tomorrow, Monday, September 9th, at 7 p.m.

We will meet in room 116 at the Menomonie Alliance Church, 502 21st St N, Menomonie, WI 54751. (3 blocks north of the Hospital on 21st St.).

Hope to see you all tomorrow, September 9th.

August Beekeeping Meeting

posted Aug 10, 2019, 11:53 AM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Room 116

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

 

Agenda August 12, 2019 at 7 p.m.

 

Meeting called to order at ____ p.m.

Roll call – ____  attendees; guests -___

 

Secretary Report

Treasurer Report

 

Old Business

Dunn County Fair: any highlights?

 

New Business

John Sippl from the Natural Resources Conversation Service (NRCS) talking about Pollinator Habitat.

 

Hive reports.

 

Which products or methods shall we use to get the bees out of the supers?

 

Thank You to all who participated in the Dunn County Fair.

July Beekeepers Picnic

posted Jul 8, 2019, 1:46 PM by Mary Phillips

The "meeting" for July is a potluck picnic at Wakanda Park in Menomonie, WI. on July 8, 2019 starting at 6:30 p.m. We have a spot reserved across the street from the ball fields. See the map pin below. Hot dogs, brats with buns will be provided. Bring a dish to share and your own plate and silverware and drinks.


Wakanda Park

June Beekeeping Meeting

posted Jun 6, 2019, 7:28 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Community Gardens

2500 9th Street South, Menomonie, WI 54751

June 10, 2019 at 7 p.m.

 

 

Welcome Beekeepers

 

Roll call: Please sign in.

Secretary’s Report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s Report:

Hive Reports!

 

New Business: State Hive Inspector: April Kustov will be speaking on Bee Keeping. She will go through the club’s hive and teach us what to look for. She will also speak on Varroa treatments, regulations, etc.

 

We will be at Menomonie Community Gardens, weather permitting. Address - 2500 9th Street South.

Please bring a lawn chair.

 

Please sign up for volunteering at the Dunn County Fair Beekeeper’s booth if you haven’t done so already.

 

Next month is a picnic at Wakanda Park on July 8th and the Dunn County Fair, July 24 – 28th.

May Beekeepers Meeting

posted May 9, 2019, 7:43 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Room 116

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

May 13, 2019 at 7 p.m.

 

Roll call: Sign in please.

 

Secretary’s Report: April’s Minutes.

 

Treasurer’s Report:

 

Old Business: Randy Rykal’s presentation.

 

New Business: John Sippl, District Conservationist from Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be presenting on programs available for pollinator efforts and more.

 

Open discussion: Hive reports, Bees

 

Upcoming Events:

Summer Picnic on July 8th

Dunn County Fair: July 24th to 28th.

PS: April Kustov, State Apiary Inspector, will be available for individual hive inspections from the morning of June 10th through mid-day of June 12th, if anyone is interested. Please contact Willie Miller-me.

April Beekeeping Meeting

posted Apr 7, 2019, 7:09 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Room 116

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

April 8th 2019 at 7 p.m.

 

Roll call: Sign in please

Secretaries Report: March’s Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

 

Old Business

Wisconsin Honey Producers; Northwestern District Meeting

 

New Business

Randy Rykal will be presenting “Beekeepers without Borders – Nicaragua”

 

Bees: Open discussion; Hive reports

 

Hansen’s Bee order is delayed due to weather in California

Nucs are available for an additional cost

 

Upcoming Events

Summer Picnic on July 8th

Dunn County Fair July 24th to 28th

Next meeting: May 13, 2019

March Beekeeping Meeting

posted Mar 9, 2019, 6:14 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Room 116

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

Monday, March 11, 2019

7 p.m.

Welcome Beekeepers

 

Roll call: Please sign in.

Secretary’s Report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s Report

 

If you haven’t paid your dues please do so.

 

Old Business

Bee ordering

 

New Business

 

March 16 – NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT

10am at Knapp Community Center, Knapp, WI

Doors open 9:15am.

Guest Speakers-

Matt Schultz—commercial beekeeper, Reedsburg, WI

Kent Pegorsch, President WHPA.

Hive tool collection.

Pot luck lunch.

Please bring items for Queen Auction.

Contact John Spate for more information. Ph 715-874-6454

 

Traditional and Green Skills Event 2019 –March 9th

Tom Prescott and Dave Wolske presented Beekeeping

 

What needs to be done in our Apiaries for getting ready for our new bees?

 

Volunteers for presentations

 

Hive Reports

 

Future Events: Dunn County Fair

Next meeting: April 8, 2019

February Beekeeping Meeting

posted Feb 4, 2019, 7:05 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Gymnasium

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

 

Welcome Beekeepers

Beekeepers meeting will be held in the gymnasium

 

Roll call: Please sign in.

 

Agenda:

 

Secretary’s report

Treasure’s report

 

Old business

New business

 

Bee order

We will be placing our BEE orders today. Please bring appropriate funds. A checking account would be best.

 

Workshop

We also will be reviewing the beginner beekeeping workshop and discussing next year’s workshop.

 

Hive reports

 

Door prize drawing

January Beekeeping Meeting

posted Jan 8, 2019, 8:18 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Room 116

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

 

Agenda January 14, 2019 at 7 p.m.

 

Meeting called to order at ____ p.m.

Roll call – ____ attendees; Guests -___

Secretary Report –

Treasurer Report –

 

Old Business

Christmas Party: Stout Ale House

Budget Concerns

 

New Business

Finalizing Workshop

A. Advertising

B. Presentation Materials—Tom P., Dave W., Gary L., Jim C.,

C. Lunch/break—Kathy W.

D. Catalogs---Veronica K.

E. Breakout sessions

F. Coffee--- Willie M.

G. Friday evening setup

Honey Bee Ordering

Hive Reports

Upcoming Events:

February 9, 2019. Saturday – Workshop

February 11, 2019 – next meeting

Please send requested agenda topics to Willie M. at 20galdnr@gmail.com

November Beekeeping Meeting

posted Nov 11, 2018, 10:02 AM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Room 116

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

Agenda November 12, 2018 at 7 p.m.

 

Meeting called to order at ____ p.m.

Roll call – ____ attendees; Guests -___

Secretary Report –

Treasurer Report –

 

Old Business

  1. Christmas Party – need organizer(s)

  2. Wisconsin Honey Producers Association (WHPA) – Jenny G. and other attendees

New Business

1.  Budget for 2019 

 

2.  Workshop leads / co-chairs

            a.  Advertising

b.  Presentation materials – Tom P., Dave W., Gary L., Jim C.

            c.  Lunch/break – Kathy W.

            d.  Catalogs – Veronica K.

            e.  Break out sessions

f.  Honey Bee ordering

 

3.  Panel discussion

 

 

Upcoming events:

December 10th – Christmas party

January 14, 2019 – monthly meeting

February 9, 2019, Saturday – Workshop; set up 7 p.m. Friday Feb 8th.

February 11, 2019 – next meeting date

 

Please send requested agenda topics to Jenny G. at jmgwis@wwt.net.

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