Iowa Honey Producers Association
2010 Summer Field Day
Saturday, June 26th
Ebert Honey Company
14808 S. 102nd Ave. E.
Lynnville, IA 50153
Hosted by Ebert Honey Co. located at 14808 S 102nd Ave E, Lynnville, IA., 50153 The phone number is 641-527-2639. The e-mail is email@example.com The location is approx 1 1/2 miles south of Lynnville on T-38 and then ½ mile back west on 102nd Ave. Parking is going to be pretty tight. You can park along the road or some of you will be able to park at my neighbors just to the east. BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS. CHAIRS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. If you go to our web site www.eberthoney.com there are maps showing how to get to our place if you hit the location button on the left side of the home page.
Lunch will be pot luck with the IHPA providing the main course, table service and drinks. If you bring something with honey in it, bring the recipe to share.
Bring your veil. We will be looking at some bees in the afternoon--weather permitting.
8:30 to 9:30 Registration--You are welcome to walk through our building after you register. One of the boys will be on hand to answer your questions. This is a low tech operation. Don't expect a lot of mechanized equipment.
9:30 to 9:40 Welcome and information for the day from an IHPA officer.
9:40 to 10:15 Melting and filtering beeswax successfully and safely---Phil Ebert.
10:15 to 10:45 Making lotion bars from your own honey and beeswax--Pat Randol
10:45 to 11:00 Spring inspection report--Del Nelson or Andy Joseph
11:00 to 11:45 Suggested treatment levels for Varoa Mites--Andy Joseph
11:45 to 12:45 Lunch
12:45 to 1:45 Spring management and splitting--why we do it the way we do--Adam and Alex Ebert
1:45 to 2:45 Small scale queen rearing--Pat Ennis
2:45 to 3:45 Tour of queen mating yard for anyone not already over the limit on information. We might put a cell builder together if time allows--Adam Ebert.
Program and time limits subject to change due to weather, illness or whatever.
Registration cost for the field day will be $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Pre-registrations to : Melanie Bower, IHPA Treasure, 207 S. E. Diehl, Des Moines, IA. 50315. Phone (515) 287-6542. You can also register at the field day.