Announcements


August Beekeeping Meeting

posted Aug 8, 2021, 6:28 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church room 116

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

August 16, 2021 at 7 p.m. 

Welcome Beekeepers

Roll Call: Please sign in.

Secretary’s Report:  Last month’s minutes

Treasurer Report:


Old Business:  The last meeting was our June meeting and the July meeting was our picnic.

New Business:  2021 honey season going well? Extracting discussion. Cleaning and storing supers. Checking and treating for mites. Wasps and hornet issues.

Hive reports!

September Meeting will be the third Monday, September 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

July Beekeeping Picnic

posted Jun 17, 2021, 1:27 PM by Mary Phillips   [ updated Jun 17, 2021, 1:41 PM ]

The "meeting" for July is a potluck picnic at Wakanda Park in Menomonie, WI. on July 12, 2021 starting at 7 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.




June Beekeeping Meeting

posted Jun 13, 2021, 6:35 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church – Gymnasium

502 21st St. N., Menomonie, WI 54751

June 14th, 2021 Time 7:00 p.m.

  

Roll call: please sign in.

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report


Old business:

Last meeting was April, May’s meeting was canceled because bees were delivered and some went home and installed them.

 

New business:

Swarm season, anything we can do about it. Splitting hives let the bees make a queen or buy a queen. Who has queens for sale?

 

Hive Reports!

April Beekeeping Meeting

posted Apr 11, 2021, 6:25 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church - Gymnasium 502 21st St. N.

Menomonie, WI 54751

April 12th, 2021 Time 7:00 pm

 

 

Roll call: please sign in.

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report

 

Old business:

Hive maintenance and clean up. Spring feeding. Nucs are ordered and checks are cashed.

 

New business:

Keep old Queen or re-queen wintered over hives?

 

Hive Reports!

March Beekeeping Meeting

posted Mar 5, 2021, 2:28 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church - Gymnasium 502 21st St. N.

Menomonie, WI 54751

March 8th, 2021 Time 7:00 pm

 

 

Roll call: please sign in.

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report

 

Old business:

We talked about bees, checking on activity, feeding when can due to temps, and no pollen patties yet. We sent around a spreadsheet for ordering bees from Black River Apiary. Costs $130 per Nuc + $5 for Dave &Tom’s shipping and handling.

 

New business:

Time to pay for the bees that are ordered, checks made out to Samuel Stoltzfus. Hold the $5 which goes directly to Dave W. & Tom P.

 

Spring feeding and getting equipment ready for the bees.

 

Hive Reports!

February Beekeeping Meeting

posted Feb 4, 2021, 6:12 PM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church - Gymnasium 502 21st St. N.

Menomonie, WI 54751

February 8th, 2021 Time 7:00 pm

 

 

Roll call: please sign in.

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report

 

Old business: we talked about bees and ordering bees.

 

Jim Christison has been sick please send a card to:

E9350 1345th Ave.

Sand Creek, WI 54765

 

New business: Bee ordering

 

Hive Reports!

January Beekeeping Meeting

posted Jan 13, 2021, 7:59 AM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church – Gymnasium

502 21st St. N

Menomonie, WI 54751

January 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Roll call: please sign in.

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report

 

Old Business: Dave Wolske gave a talk on raising queens. Thank you, Dave.

Due were raised to 10.00 dollars.

 

New business: it’s time to buy bees or at least think about it.

 

Hive reports.

 

Winter feeding.

November Beekeeping Meeting

posted Jan 13, 2021, 7:49 AM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church – Gymnasium

502 21st St. N

Menomonie, WI 54751

November 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Roll call: please sign in.

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report

 

Old Business: Winterizing your hive.

 

New Business: Queen rearing by Dave Wolske

 

Hive reports!

October Beekeeping Meeting

posted Oct 8, 2020, 7:15 AM by Mary Phillips

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church - Gymnasium

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

October 12, 2020

Time - 7:00 p.m.

 

Roll call: please sign in.

 

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report

 

0ld business:

Annual Beekeepers Workshop

 

New business:

Budget report

Memorial fund to the Bee Lab

Christmas party

Wintering hives

 

Hive Reports

September Beekeeping Meeting

posted Sep 13, 2020, 6:27 PM by Mary Phillips   [ updated Sep 13, 2020, 6:33 PM ]

Dunn County Beekeeper’s Association

Menomonie Alliance Church - Gymnasium

502 21st St. N, Menomonie, WI 54751

September 14, 2020  7 p.m.

 

 

Roll call: please sign in.

Secretary’s report: Last month’s minutes

Treasurer’s report

 

 

Old business: Where do we start?

 

New business: Election time for officers; harvest time in our apiaries; annual beekeeper’s workshop.

 

Hive reports!

 

Please review the Covid policy for the Menomonie Alliance Church before the meeting.

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