Mission Statement

The mission of this Association shall be to broaden the knowledge of beekeeping among its membership and the public, and to foster the best bee practices and techniques in apiary management.

Fall Field Day is August 18th at the Portage Soil and Water Office

  • See 2 different methods for getting bees out of honey supers 
  • See a hive inspection by the Portage County Bee Inspector (bring a bee suit or veil)
  • Learn how to uncap frames for extraction
  • Operate a honey extractor
  • See several ways to use solar wax melters for your cappings

The main dish, finger sandwiches, and water will be provided by the club so feel free to bring a side dish or drink to share with the group.  This event is open to the public, so bring a friend or your family to expose them to the fun hobby of beekeeping.  

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