The 2017 Wisconsin Honey Producers Association summer meeting will be on Saturday, July 8th at the Lion’s Hall 145 Dearborn St in Red Granite, Wisconsin.


8:30 a.m.
Registration ($20, includes lunch)

9:00 a.m.
Welcome — Matt LaForge

9:05 a.m.
Bees as Seeds: A Discussion on flora, habitat, pollinator nutrition, propagation & community wellness — Melanie Kirby

10:05 a.m.
Break and Door Prizes

10:20 a.m.
State Fair Update — Nick Thill

10:30 a.m.
A Queen for All Seasons: Trans-Regional Survivor Stock Breeding; A Reflection of Living Laboratory Case Studies (2000-2017) from the Shores of Lake Superior to the Banks of the Rio Grandeā€¦and Beyond — Melanie Kirby

11:30 a.m.
Wisconsin Apiary Inspectors Report — Dan Ziehli

Noon – LUNCH

1:00 p.m.
Wisconsin Bee Forage and Conservation Programs — NRCS

1:45 p.m.
From Bloom to Boom: Investigation of medicinal herbs for pollinator health and value added products — Melanie Kirby

2:45 p.m.
ABF Update — TBA

3:00 p.m.
Break and Door Prizes

3:15 p.m.
Business Meeting