Dates to BEE Remembered:
Jan.; Feb.; Mar., 2006
Beginning Beekeeping Classes
Feb. 10 & 11, 2006
Mead Fest (Boulder, CO)
Mar. 3 & 4, 2006
Joint Spring Meeting with Kansas & Missouri
March 25, 2006
North Iowa Bee club field days, March 25 Helping new beekeepers
put bee equipment together. From bottom board to cover, and where
to find good used equipment. Class will be from 1pm to 4pm. We
will even have a smoker starting contest, COME AND HAVE FUN AND
April 29, 2006
North Iowa Bee Club field day, April 29 from 1pm to 4pm. We will
be working with the bees (weather permitting) to help new beekeepers
learn to find the queen, workers, drones, pollen and any thing
we can think of that will help them. Bring bee suit and any protective
cloths you want, not responsible for stings.
Aug. 10-20, 2006
Iowa State Fair
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Wanted: Old crop honey for use in bread
baking business. Contact Kirsten @ 712-359-2277 or
|QUEENS FOR SALE:
Queens from B. Weaver Apiaries of Navasota, Texas. Pickup/delivery
at the CIBA Auction on April 22, 2006 at Harry Hunter's---2781
S.E. 70th St. Pleasant Hill. Or by other arrangement. Buckfast,
Bee Weaver All Stars or Beesmart queens---$18.00 each.
I've told several people that they are $17.00 each, it
was my mistake. I forgot to add on shipping costs when I
quoted the lower price. I need order and payment by March
1988 Vine Ave.
Marshalltown, IA 50158
|HELP WANTED I need four to six people to
help me do a field day with new beekeepers who have probably
never looked into a bee hive.
QUALIFICATION'S- Must be willing to teach
and learn, to show someone the art of beekeeping. Pat Ennis
1040 union ave Goodell Iowa 50439 641 444 4767
For Sale: Package Bees—2# and
3# packages with queens. On the first load you may have
your choice of Carniolan or Italian queens. The first lot
is expected to be here by the first week in April. This
load is normally full by mid February. The second lot will
be here in the second or third week of April. This load
will have only 2# packages with Carniolan queens. Usually,
we have bees available on this load until mid to late March.
Call Phil Ebert for price and availability. 641-527-2639
email ehoney37@net ins.net
FOR SALE: 2 or 3 lb. packages of Italian
bees with queen. Picked up in Cedar Rapids or Aurora, Iowa
the first part of April. Bees from Hill-Ward Apiary in California.
All orders must be received by Feb. 28,2006. Contact Douglas
|For Sale: Package bees with Queen; 2# pkg
for $50; 3# pkg for $60. These are gentle Italian Bees from
Ward/Banks Apiaries in California. Orders must be booked by
4012 54th Street;
Des Moines, IA 50310
For Sale: Corn syrup for spring feeding.
Available by the bucket or by the barrel. Contact Phil Ebert
641-527-2639 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A Year With Honeybees
This video has proven to be popular available
on either VHS tape or DVD. We have sold 41 of them. It follows
beekeeper Dick Blake through an entire production season. It starts
with spring feeding and ends with the barrels of honey being loaded
on the truck. There is good information here for beekeepers of
every level. Available form the Iowa Honey Producers for $20.
That includes shipping within Iowa. It may be slightly higher
elsewhere. Make checks payable to the Iowa Honey Producers.
Contact “The Buzz” for your copy.
c/o Phil Ebert
14808 102nd Ave. E.
Lynnville, IA 50153