2019 Youth Beekeepers Announced

The Dodge-Jefferson County Beekeepers Association is pleased to sponsor Mikayla Justmann and Brock Roy as the Youth in Beekeeping recipients for 2019. Each youth is sponsored with equipment, hive components, and live bees to install and care for one hive Read More …

2019 Honey Queen Crowned

Holley Schwartz, daughter of Greg and Tracy Schwartz of Watertown, was recently crowned for a second year as the 2019 Dodge/Jefferson County Honey Queen. Holley is a homeschooled student and member of the Watertown Badgers 4-H Club. As the 2018 Read More …

Youth in Beekeeping Program 2019

The Dodge/Jefferson Co. Beekeepers Association are pleased to announce the 2019 Youth in Beekeeping Scholarship as a part of the club’s promotion and educational initiatives for youth interested in beekeeping. A scholarship is available for up to 2 youth, each Read More …

Mite Control

Steve Drajeske did a presentation on mite control at our club meeting, and members have asked to access the information.  You can find it in this pdf presentation:  Alternative to mite controll presentation

Beeswax demonstration

The October meeting was held at the Schnitzler home.  Club member Andy Schnitzler demonstrates how he melts beeswax from his hive for making candles and molds.  Good skills for beekeepers to have!

Honey bees swarm at beekeeping meeting!

    The honey bees gave the Dodge-Jefferson Co. Beekeepers Association a lesson on swarming at their meeting on May 17 at the home of Steve and Robyn Drajeske of Neosho. As members conducted a hive inspection, one of the Read More …

Become a Member

Bees entering and leaving a skep.

Come, join us, become a member of the Dodge-Jefferson Beekeepers Association. Dues are $10 a year. Add an additional voting member from the same household for $5 more. Send your name, address, phone number and email address (if you would Read More …