October Guest Speaker

Please join our special guest, Margaret Vyers, RPA, Senior Appraiser, Denton Central Appraisal District.  Margaret will be providing general information along with handouts about what is needed to qualify based on beekeeping.  Showcasing examples of how folks have been successfully raising bees in Denton County, along with addressing concerns voiced by other taxpayers to broaden … Read more

Dog Days of Summer aka Dearth

August normally is a hot and dry month with “Dog Days” plaguing us most of the time. There will be little for the bees to work unless they find plants blooming in the woods and creek bottoms where some moisture and shade keeps some blossoms going. Bitter Weeds will become very noticeable in the fields … Read more

Is that Snow I see?

Snow on the Prairie has begun to bloom in Sanger. I have been searching the roadside ditches and unmanaged pastures for a few weeks now. Watching the fuzzy green leaves developing on those woody stalks with those top knots budding out. Then today, there it was white and wide-eyed. How about in your area? Sound … Read more

Honey Extraction

The Oak Barn Brewery in Bartonville hosted an impromptu honey extraction party today.  Present were members Fritz Range, Mike Rekart, Paul & Tina Archambault, Mary Crouse, Tami Lilly, Dawn, Brian and Lisa Kuehn, Rick and I.  What a great time it was.  It started out with Tami, Brian and Lisa suiting up with Fritz and … Read more