I’d like to tell you how I became a beekeeper and why I’ve been a member of CIBA for over forty years. My first experience with honey was as a boy when we visited my Uncle Elmer’s farm and ate some comb honey he had taken from a bee tree. Even though Uncle Elmer was …
Week of Mar 10th
- March Meeting
March MeetingCherry Glen Farms3989 NW 94th Ave.Polk City, Iowa 50226United StatesOur March meeting will be on Saturday, March 16, 2019. With Linn Wilbur's suggestion -- I have lined up Dr. Judy Wu-Smart from the University of Nebraska. She is an Extension and Research Entomologist and is conducting and overseeing research on many topics honey bee related. She is going to present on "Trouble-shooting queen failures”, which is actually more focused on how one goes through a list of other possible stressors to determine if it’s truly a problem with the queen or the hive.Directions to Cherry Glen FarmsThe easiest way to get to Cherry Glen Farms from interstate 35 is to take the 1st street exit, Exit 92, in Ankeny and head west. Go all the way through town, go to the intersection of 1st street and NW Polk City Dr/Highway 415, continue through the intersection and the destination is on the right, the first driveway.