Dodge-Jefferson Beekeepers Award Members and Youth

At the annual banquet on December 2, Louis Antonioni of Burnett was honored as Beekeeper of the Year by the Dodge-Jefferson County Beekeepers Association. Antonioni started the club’s Youth in Beekeeping program, now in its fourth year, and organizes honey extraction events for club members. Louis served as an Read More …

December 2017 Newsletter

Check out this month’s newsletter by clicking here:  Dec ’17 DJCBA Newsletter You will find lots of useful information, including where to get help for diagnosing bee mortality issues, a review of our many clubs activities this past year, club Read More …

November 2017 Newsletter

Click Nov ’17 DJCBA Newsletter for the latest Dodge Jefferson County Bee Association news.  This month’s issue describes the effort to get a good legal definition for raw honey.  Also, club news and details of the annual Christmas party meeting.

October 2017 Newsletter

Click here to view the October 2017 club newsletter.  This month’s issue highlights some state convention opportunities, reviews club meeting minutes, and has an article on how bee brood is a potential human food source.  There is a reminder that the October Read More …

September 2017 Newsletter

Click here to read the latest club news.  This issue contains County Fair results, club and club member news, and an article about how U.S. bees are doing compared to last year.  Also a tasty looking recipe for Banana Peanut Butter Read More …

August 2017 Newsletter

Click here to view the August newsletter.  This month includes important information regarding organic honey labeling. and what questions to ask when you’re requested to remove a swarm.  Also, lots of club news including Extraction Day Aug 5, and the Pokorny Read More …

Local Youth Beekeeper Going to Haiti

Mel Saeger, treasurer of the Dodge-Jefferson Co. Beekeepers presented Katrina Pokorny with a donation for her trip to Haiti to teach beekeeping and making products from the hive.   The Dodge-Jefferson County Beekeepers Association recently donated funds to club member Katrina Read More …

July 2017 Newsletter

Click Jul ’17 DJCBA Newsletter to see the latest club news.  Congratulations to club member Dylon Pokorny for his awesome achievement and recognition.  Also stats on U.S. honey production, and reminders about volunteering for the Dodge County Fair, and State Fair.  Read More …

June 2017 Newsletter

Click Jun ’17 DJCBA Newsletter to read the latest club news, meeting minutes, and detail on summer picnic.  Also good info on a legislative bill that would remove beekeeping equipment sales tax, and free beekeeping webinar information.  Enjoy the strawberry honey Read More …

May 2017 Newsletter

Click May ’17 DJCBA Newsletter to read the latest news from the Dodge Jefferson County Beekeepers Association.  This month’s issue announces the youth beekeepers, offers advice on finding a vet for your bees, other club news, and a recipe for cinnamon Read More …