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May Beekeeping Meeting

posted Apr 26, 2018, 7:51 AM by Mary Phillips   [ updated May 7, 2018, 8:36 AM ]

Dunn County Beekeepers Association

Menomonie Alliance Church Room 116

502 21st St N, Menomonie, WI 54751

Agenda May 14, 2018 7 p.m.


Meeting called to order at ______  p.m.

Roll call –   ___  attendees

Secretary Report

Treasurer Report

            Year to date report of actual vs budgeted.


Old Business

  1. Visit honey processing center in Osseo – August 12.   Address is 13301  7th St., Osseo.

  2. Thank you to Jim Burritt for April presentation


New Business

  1. Condolences to Jean S. on passing of her husband Gene on Feb 12.

  2. T-Shirt orders – Price is $8 for sizes through XL.  For XXL or XXXL, add another $2 for each X beyond one X.  A sample of color and sizes will be available. Contact Mary B. if cannot attend meeting to place order. Will take orders at June meeting also.

  3. Dunn County Fair booth volunteer schedule sign-up.

  4. Review of bylaws – nominating committee to find candidates for President and Treasurer for October election.

  5. SOP on ‘hospitality’ – Jenny

  6. Hive reports / package / NUC installs

    1. Mite checks

    2. Feeding

    3. Ventilation

    4. Preventing swarm discussion – splitting techniques

  7. Reminder that August meeting is back to second Monday, August 13

  8. Roster to those not at April meeting.

Meeting adjourned at _____ p.m.

Pollinator Friendly Habitat group to meet following meeting.

Open discussion - Hive updates from group

Upcoming events:

WHPA summer meeting July 14th at Redgranite

Dunn County Fair – July 26 – 29, 2018

Please send requested agenda topics to Jenny at


What to do this month

            Feed bees until they don’t take syrup

            Watch for congestion and give more space to prevent swarming

            Get honey supers ready

            Prepare for splitting