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3rd Annual Field Day


June 17, 2017, 14 beekeepers attended Sweet Mountain Farm’s 3rd Annual Field Day. Members from Door County Beekeepers Association along with members from Sheboygan County Beekeepers Association had a great time getting hands on experience inspecting colonies. It was a packed day hiving a nucleus colony, performing colony inspections, counting varroa mites after a powder

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Field Day Registration


DCBA and Guests June 17, 2017 Field Day Please review the entire schedule before signing up. FERRY View the Washington Island Ferry boat schedule here. Plan to arrive at least 20 minutes before departure and be prepared to purchase ferry tickets. ISLAND TRANSPORTATION Decide on transportation. Transportation options include bringing your own vehicle, carpool with

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Beekeeper Meetings: because we can’t communicate with pheromones


Beekeeper Meetings There are more than 16 monthly beekeeper meetings held at various town halls, civic centers and libraries across Wisconsin. Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to speak to one club, the East Central Wisconsin Beekeepers Association (ECWBA). The club rotates meeting places between Ripon and Fond du Lac Public Libraries.  Forty-five dedicated beekeepers,

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Job Opening – Assistant Beekeeper


Job Opening- Temporary Assignment, May 1, 2017 – October 1, 2017. Sweet Mountain Farm, LLC is hiring an assistant beekeeper. Experienced in all aspects of bee yard production and maintenance. Experience in queen rearing, splits, hive repair, extraction, and grounds maintenance are essential. Shared farm housing provided. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site

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Duluth Timber Company, Old Wood, New Stories


Duluth Timber Company Old Wood, New Stories Exploring Duluth, Minnesota Driving Northwest at night on highway 535 heading into Duluth in the middle of January is beautiful. Icy roads, poor visibility, and not knowing if I was headed in the correct direction was a bit scary. The lights on the cliffs overlooking Lake Superior are

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