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President's Message

Well, it's that time year again, time to put the bees to bed for the winter.
I’ve always thought that beekeeping is part science and part art. To me, the science is the easy part which occurs during the spring, summer and fall. During these months, science tells us how long it takes to develop mature queens, drones and worker bees from eggs. Science can tell us when certain trees and flowers start their nectar flow. With science, beekeepers can know when to add another brood box, when to start adding honey supers or when to harvest honey. One can even use science to know when to bottle your honey so it won't ferment. More...

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2021 IVMA Winter Conference UPDATE
Get Your CE “To-Go” 

While we would rather join with our members in person in February, the uncertainty of face-to-face meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the IVMA to consider an alternative to our usual Winter Conference. This year’s Winter Conference will be held virtually February 10-12, 2021.
Video to Help Livestock Producers Respond to a Foreign Animal Disease
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, in conjunction with Iowa State University, has developed a video showing livestock producers how to set up a vehicle cleaning and disinfection corridor to protect their farms, and neighboring farms, during a foreign animal disease outbreak. This is one of many steps the Department is taking to help Iowa livestock producers prepare for a potential foreign animal disease outbreak. Click here to watch the video.


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