Honey Producers Association
Dates To Bee Remembered
April 16 CIB Auction Perry, Ia
April 23 Advanced Beekeeping class ( must pre. register) Splitting hives and Diseases
June 18 Advanced Beekeeping class ( must pre. register) Queen production and honey production
July 6 filed day @ Spring Valley Honey Farm Perry
July 6 Board Meeting after field day
August 11-21 Iowa State Fair
September 11 Board meeting @ DIC conference room at DMACC Ankeny
November 3 Board meeting at Marshalltown Bestwestern
November 4 - 5 Annual Meeting at Marshalltown Bestwestern
For Sale Package Bees
The package will consist of bottom board, 9 5/8 - 10 frame hive body with bees and 9 frames, entrance reducer, insulated inner lid and metal outer lid. New Italian queen. This is not new equipment. It is painted used equipment in good condition. The total for this hive package will be $145.00 I will need a $45.00 deposit when you order and the package will be ready for you to pick up June 1st at Monticello Iowa barring weather conditions. Our bee yards are inspected by Iowa Bee inspectors. I will only be selling 30 package hives this year. I have 40+ years experience in beekeeping.
Send deposit to Curtis Barnhart, P. O. Box 70, Monticello, IA 52310 with your name, address and phone number that you can be reached at. I am out of town until March 24. You can call and leave a message at my office (American Supply)
319 465-6655 (6/11)
For Sale: 3lb. packages Minnesota hygienic Italians $65. Pick up, Saint Charles, Ia.
Larry Soder 515-462-4489
For Sale: 40 Mann Lake to (4 gal) feeders $7.50 ea.
Larry Soder 515-462-4489
For Sale: 5 frame Nuc with an Italian Queen - $100.00 Also a few singles also with an Italian Queen - $135.00. For more info, call Pat Ennis @ 1-515-293-2601. 5/11
FOR SALE: 2# and 3 # package bees. (Tentative) Delivery date April 14th.
2# package $65.00
3# package $75.00
$6.00 returnable cage deposit.
Choice of Italian or Carniolan Queens. I will be shaking packages from my own bees with Olivarez and Koehnen Queens from April 15th through May 1st.
I now have a complete line of basic beekeeping equipment from complete hive kits to smokers, suits, hive tools, medications, mite treatments, and honey containers. Please see our website www.springvalleyhoneyfarms.com for complete list and pricing.
Home # 515-465-5939
Cell # 515-480-6075
Home # 641-444-4767
Cell # 515-293-2601
For Sale: Package Bees 2lb. Carniolan or Italian. Drakesville area, S.E. Iowa.
Contact: Charles Newton
FOR SALE: Package Bees--2#, 3# and 4#. The 4# can come with either 1 or 2 queens. Your choice of Carniolan or Italian queens. Prices won't be available until some time in January. Bees will be arriving in early to mid April. Pickup is in Lynnville, IA or Hamilton, Il.
Contact Phil Ebert at 641-527-2639, e-mail email@example.com or check our web site www.eberthoney.com
Full or Part Time Bee Keeper or Wanna bee Beekeeper to work for Spring Valley Honey Farms. Willing to train, only requirement is a willingness to be stung frequently.
Contact Curt @ 515-480-6075
For Sale: Pine Hive Components. 9 5/8” Boxes $16, 6 5/8” Boxes $14, reversible screened bottom boards $14 (solid bottom boards $13), telescoping cover $16. Painted, handholds, and bee space compatible with commercial woodenware. Glued with Titebond II and screwed, simple butt joints.
Contact: Josh Sommers (641) 658-2213
For Sale: A beekeepers manual, entitled Managing Colonies Through the Seasons. This is eight pages, with pictures, contrived from experience, personal research, research formerly conducted at Iowa State and from the various federal bee research labs. Each season of management is described in detail.
This could be well worth $100 to every beekeeper over the short term and hundreds of dollars in savings over many years. All yours for only $12.00 postage paid.
Glen L. Stanley
2615 Aspen Road, Apt.#1
Ames, Iowa 50014
The Following bee & honey equipment in good condition is for sale
Comb uncapper / slide & wax melter
SS holding tank, large and stand
Band heater for 55 gal drum 240 volt
2 Observation hives
Telescoping covers 3
Migratory covers 14
Inner covers 97
Queen excluders 34
Hive bodies 9 5/8 empty 22
Hive bodies 9 5/8 frames 2
Styrofoam cover inserts free
Black winter wraps free singles 11,
Bee hives 4 $130.00 each
Pickup truck crane & barrel clamp $325.00
Blueberry powder $20.00 /LB 7bag, 7.5# bags
Cranberry powder $20.00 /LB 8 bags, 5#/bag
Apricot powder $20.00 /LB 3 bags, 5#/bag
Jalapeno powder $20.00 /LB 9 bags, 1.25#/bag
Jalapeno pepper 1/8” $20.00 /LB 30 bags, 0.5# bag
Raspberry powder $20.00/lb 3 ½ bags, 5#/bag
Log Chain Honey
Allerton Iowa 50008