Left to right : Billy Sanford,
Bill Van Roekel, and Ron Wehr are a few of the many people who
help to make the IHPA Honey Booth a success.
John Humke serves up some
lemonade to help Fair goers beat the August heat and see the variety
of honey products the IHPA Booth has to offer.
From the Farm to You Ag
The Iowa Dept of Agriculture has put out a calendar
entitled "From the Farm to You". Featured on the September
page is a drawing featuring bees and products derived from them.
This page was submitted by Jeralyn Westercamp, age 12, of Cedar
Rapids. Jeralyn is the sister of Kara Westercamp, 2003 American
The "From the Farm to You" calendar features drawings
submitted by Iowa students. It shows products that are made from
Iowa commodities. If you would like to enter the contest for the
next calendar, submit a drawing on a plain white paper that is
8 1/2 x 11. Use only black lines and do not color the picture.
submit to: Pat Paustian, Office of renewable Fuels, Iowa Dept.
of Agriculture, Wallace Bldg, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319 Drawings
must be received by May 1, 2005.
The current calendar which includes the entry form can be downloaded
Things to look for in upcoming issues
of "The Buzz".
Raising queens in Hawaii with Pat
Raising queens in nuc boxes with Adam
Ebert - a method we learned about from Lee Little
Keeping bees in single story colonies
summer and winter with Chris Taylor