Beekeeping ordinances in Dunn County:
Download this PDF file and search for "13.3.4 Honeybees, Keeping of " (applies to R1, R2, R3) and also "Apiculture" (applies to IA, PA and GA agricultural zones)
Dunn County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
The above link to Ordinances apply to townships that have adopted County Zoning. Check the Planning & Zoning Division page for an up to date listing of townships. New Haven, Sheridan, Wilson (exclusive agriculture), Tiffany, Hay River, Otter Creek, Grant (exclusive agriculture), Sherman, Tainter, Colfax, Lucas (exclusive agriculture), Menomonie, Red Cedar, Weston, Dunn, Peru & Stanton.
Chippewa County is not very specific to beekeeping but under Sec 70-8 Definitions (44) “Farms” it talks about bees etc.
Wisconsin Honey Producers Assoc.
American Beekeeping Federation
“A Practical Manual of Beekeeping” by David Cramp (329 page book in PDF form,) provided by the United Diversity Coop
University of Minnesota "Free-bee" information
Warre´ "Beekeeping For All"
Electric Fencing for Bears from bearsmart.com. Long article and not specifically for beehives
Electric Fencing for Beehives from U of Michigan Short article with different fencing spacing
Wrapping Honey Bee Colony for a Northern Winter
Wrapping Honey Bee Colony for a Northern Winter with Tar Paper
How to identify honey bee colony dead-outs because of high varroa levels
Powder sugar roll for Varroa mites
Practical sampling plans for Varroa mites
Making a Plan for the Varroa mite by Michigan State University Beekeeping
DATCP Pest and Disease Management of Honey Bees
Pest Control Treatments approved by the State of Wisconsin
"Scientific Beekeeping" Varroa Mite control
"Scientific Beekeeping" Integrated Pest Management for Varroa Mites
Wisconsin Rules for selling honey
One source for the current market price for your honey, by various regions of the United States, is to go to Bee Culture at www.beeculture.com. Search their site for “Regional honey price report” and the current month and year of your request. Choose the article with the colored map and find the corresponding area and prices for that month.
Warre´ (The People's Hive) hive plans, from the book "Beekeeping For All"
A new honey bee infection transmitted by Varroa mites? YouTube video by Jim Burritt UW Stout
Natural Recourses Conservation Services (NRCS) publications for pollinators and Prairie Establishment Methods
BEES IN THE NEWS:
“Sepsis and Hemocyte Loss in Honey Bees” research by James B. Burritt, UW Stout Biology Professor
A new honey bee infection transmitted by Varroa mites? by James B. Burritt, University of Wisconsin-Stout, may be viewed on YouTube.
CATCH THE BUZZ – WRIGHT – PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE IS THE FIRS MILITARY INSTALLATION NATIONWIDE TO BE DELARED A “BEE CITY USA” in Bee Culture magazine