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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