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2015 IHPA Summer Field Day

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2015 IHPA Summer Field Day

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Lynnville Bank (Lynnville, Iowa) & Phil Ebert’s residence (weather permitting)
Registration at 8:30 a.m., Field day 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

IHPA Summer Field Day Information (pdf)

 

Field day topics: Dr. Leo Sharashkin will speak on top-bar hives. Andy Joseph will give his summer bee report. 2015 American Honey Queen, Gabrielle Hemesath will speak and a few surprises.

 

Field sessions: Weather permitting, field day afternoon activities will be at Phil Ebert’s, bring your bee suit. Roy Kraft will be talking on finding and marking queens. Phil Ebert will be showing his bottling facility.

 

Please bring a potluck dish to share, IHPA will be providing the chicken, tableware, bottled water and coffee.

 

 

2013 Field Day

 

2013 IHPA Field Day

 

 

Hannah Van Wyk with Becky Tipton and Joli Winer at the 2013 Field Day. They taught us how to make soap, lotions, lip balms, and creamed honey.

Hannah Van Wyk with Becky Tipton and Joli Winer at the 2013 Field Day. They taught us how to make soap, lotions, lip balms, and creamed honey.

 

Bob Fassbinder gave a very good talk on queen rearing and the importance of raising local queens with good genetic traits.

Bob Fassbinder gave a very good talk on queen rearing and the importance of raising local queens with good genetic traits.

 

2013 Iowa Honey Queeen Hannah VanWyk tries her hand at grafting larvae into queen cups to raise some new queens.

2013 Iowa Honey Queeen Hannah VanWyk tries her hand at grafting larvae into queen cups to raise some new queens.

 

Bob talks about how successful queen rearing requires good nutritien, good genetic traits, and an attention to detail.

Bob talks about how successful queen rearing requires good nutritien, good genetic traits, and an attention to detail.