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 …

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 …

Youth in Beekeeping Program

The Dodge/Jefferson Co. Beekeepers Association announce the 2018 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 2 youth from Dodge and Jefferson counties to apply Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …