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will extend for six months. This will not necessarily be six consecutive
months. We may skip months if no photos are selected for publication.
Choices will be made by the editor of “The Buzz” and
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beekeeping or anything directly related.
What Do I Do With All My Wax Cappings?
This will be the topic when the North Iowa Bee
Club meets Jan 14th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. The meeting will be
at Pat Ennis’s house at 1040 Union Ave in Goodell.
Phone Pat at 641-444-4767 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn how to melt wax and make candles. Learn, have fun and ask
questions. Do hands on work with beeswax.
Northeast Iowa Beekeepers
There is a Northeast Iowa Beekeepers group. Louise
Johnson is the contact person for this group. If you would like
information on this group or would like to attend their meetings,
feel free to contact Louise. 563-252-2340 or e-mail email@example.com
Northwest Iowa Beekeepers
There is also a Northwest Beekeepers Association.
Their contact information has been added to the listing on the
back of the Buzz. Give them a call for more information about
joining the group.
|WANTED TO BUY:
Used Cowan un-capper in good condition. Contact Ivan Rickers
in Westside, IA. 712-663-4596
2# and 3# pkgs of bees with queen. Packages will be available
about April 10th. These are Italians from Banks Apiary in
California. Prices will be available soon, but expect them
to be about $5 per package more than last year. Call to book
orders before February 28.
Gordon Powell; 4012 54th Street; Des Moines, IA 50310
Ph: 515-278-1762 or
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 Child
|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
or e-mail ehoney37@net ins.net
A Year With Honeybees
This video has proven to be popular available
on either 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. Contact “The Buzz” for your copy. Make
checks payable to the Iowa Honey Producers.
Dates to BEE Remembered:
Feb. 10 & 11, 2006
Mead Fest (Boulder, CO)
Jan. 10-14, 2006
American Honey Producers
Jan. 11-14, 2006
American Beekeeping Federation Meeting
Jan.; Feb.; Mar., 2006
Beginning Beekeeping Classes
Mar. 3 & 4, 2006
Joint Spring Meeting with Kansas & Missouri
Aug. 10-20, 2006
Iowa State Fair
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