June 2017 Meeting Minutes

Beekeeping Minutes: June 2017

 

A. Club meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm at the People Bank of Elkhorn.

 

B. Pledge of allegiance was recited

 

C. Three New members/Guests were introduced. Bill Palmer passed out info/applications for

 

membership and a reminder that membership fees are due- $10.

 

D. Dairy breakfast volunteers were applauded, comments were positive.

 

E. May minutes where approved

 

F. Monthly Financial Report – Scott Kosteretz

 

a. Balance is $5,668.50

 

G. Business

 

a. Field trips to seasoned beekeepers hives were presented, a few people volunteered their

 

bee yards.

 

H. Educational Time

 

a. Bill presented a bee-vac brochure

 

b. Rick was the presenter, he touched upon: early summer management, bee dieses,

 

extractors, swarming, and suppering.

 

c. Rich-Columbus WI talked about extractors: 2 different kind (radial and tangential) if

 

buying used/old avoid copper, galvanize equipment and lead base solder. Mentioned he

 

would post something about extractors at capitalbeesupply.com

 

I. Meeting Adjourned : 8:26 PM

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