September 2018 Newsletter

Click here Sep ’18 DJCBA Newsletter to see the latest newsletter.  You will read a wrap up of our club booth at the county fair, and please note that a new newsletter editor will be needed soon.  Many thanks to Dylon and Read More …

August 2018 Newsletter

Click here Aug ’18 DJCBA Newsletter to read the August newsletter.  This month’s content includes memorial words for our dear departed long time club member Lois Nass, minutes from the last club meeting, other club news, and a tasty idea for Read More …

Honey Mint Iced Tea

Ingredients: For 1 gallon of tea: 7 bags Black tea 2 bags Green tea 3 bags Moroccan Mint tea 10 oz Honey   Instructions: Bring about 1/2 gallon of water to a simmer, turn off heat and steep tea bags Read More …

Can’t Be “Beet” Brownies

Ingredients: 1/2- Cup Sunflower Oil 1-Cup Honey 2- teaspoons Vanilla extract 2-Cups AP Flour 1/2-Cup Special Dark Cocoa Powder 1-1/2-teaspoons Baking Soda 1- teaspoon Salt 2-Cups fine shredded Zucchini 1- Cup Beet puree 1-Egg   Instructions: Boil beets for approx. Read More …

July 2018 Newsletter

Click here Jul ’18 DJCBA Newsletter for the latest news.  Don’t forget the July 8 meeting!  Check out the fun facts and recipe on page 2.

June 2018 Newsletter

Click here Jun ’18 DJCBA Newsletter to see this month’s newsletter.  Lots of interesting information about honey bee history, Concord Farms recap, as well as the usual club news and coming events.

May 2018 Newsletter

View the newsletter here:  May ’18 DJCBA Newsletter This month featuring interesting bee jargon, minutes, and club news about our Honey Queen and Youth Beekeepers.  And the cocktail made with honey looks very refreshing!

2018 Honey Queen Crowned

Holley Schwartz, daughter of Greg and Tracy Schwartz of Watertown, was recently crowned the 2018 Dodge/Jefferson County Honey Queen. Holley is a homeschooled student and member of the Watertown Badgers 4-H Club.  In 2017 Holley was a a participant in Read More …

2018 Youth Beekeepers announced

  The Dodge/Jefferson County Beekeepers Association will sponsor Samantha George and Zander Lang as the Youth in Beekeeping recipients for 2018. Each youth will receive their own colony of bees to care for during the beekeeping season. They are assigned mentors to assist them Read More …

April 2018 Newsletter

Click here Apr ’18 DJCBA Newsletter to see the latest newsletter.  This issue has useful information about two issues that can affect hives:  nosema and mite resistance.  Also included is a recipe for Fresh Fruit Salad With Honey Vanilla Yogurt.