Seeking Honey Queen Candidates

The Dodge/Jefferson Co. Beekeepers Association seeks candidates for the 2020 Dodge/Jefferson County Honey Queen. The honey queen’s main duty is to promote and educate the general public about honey and honey bees. The position offers candidates valuable public speaking, marketing, and interview experience.  Applicants must be Read More …

Youth in Beekeeping Program 2020

The Dodge/Jefferson Co. Beekeepers Association are pleased to announce the 2020 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 from 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 …