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Entomology and Plant Science Bureau


Beekeeping Resources in Iowa

Iowa Honey Producers Association:  

President: Roy Kraft
PO Box 1
Goldfield, IA 50542
(515) 293-2458

Vice President: Mary Wiltgen
3025 270th St
Fredericksburg, IA 50630
(563) 920-9628

Treasurer: Rhonda Heston
52735 187th Ave
Chariton, IA 50049
(515) 724-2124


Bee on flower

Iowa Beekeeping Clubs:

Jim & Tina Marshall
Marsh Hill
2923 Jones Ave
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Boone River Beekeeping Club
Contact: Roy Kraft
(515) 293-2458   or
Yvonne McCormick
ISU Extension Office
217 S. 25th St.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 835-9326

Central Iowa Beekeepers Association   
Contact: Arvin Foell
30930 530th Ave.
Kelley, IA 50134
Cell phone 515/450-9494

Des Moines Backyard Beekeepers
Contact: Julia McGuire
515- 988-1828

East Central Iowa Beekeepers
Contact: Dave Irvin
2254 S. Riverside Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 351-6205

Friendly Beekeepers of Iowa
Contact: Judy Spence
12839 Carpenter Trail
Carlisle, IA 50047
(515) 988-8397

Great River Bend Beekeepers
Contact: David Hayes
1749 110th St.
Maquoketa, IA 52060

North Iowa Beekeepers Club
Contact: Tim Walrod
24753 Grouse Ave.
Hanlontown, IA 50444
(641) 430-9440
Northwest Iowa Beekeepers
Contact: Larry & Marlene Boernsen
6724 200th St.
Ocheyedan, Iowa 51354
Home (712) 735-4205
Cell (712) 320-1907

Southeast Iowa Beekeepers
Contact: Vernie Ramsey
22781 Route J16
Birmingham, IA 52535
(319) 498-4355

Siouxland Beekeeping Club
Contact: Dave Korver

ISU Extension Office
400 Central Ave.
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 541-4803

Southwest Iowa Honey

Contact: Mike & Donna Brahms
14922 535th Street
Griswold, IA 51535
(712) 778-4256

Friendly Beekeepers of Iowa
Contact: Judy Spence
12839 Carpenter Trail
Carlisle, IA 50047
(515) 988-8397

Iowa Honey Queen Program
Connie Bronnenberg 515-480-6076

Bee Emergency Information
Contact:  Roy Kraft
PO Box 1
Goldfield, IA 50542
(515) 293.2458

Contact: Vern Ramsey
22781 Route J16
Birmingham, IA 52535-8162
(319) 498-4355


American Honey Producers Association

American Beekeeping Federation

National Honey Board

Return to Apiary

Beekeeping Fact Sheets

Why are my bees dead?

American Foulbrood Disease (AFB)

Detection & Control of Brood Diseases

Disinfecting Woodenware For AFB Eradication

Treatment for AFB Infected Colonies

Terramycin Sugar Dusting Treatment For The PREVENTION Of AFB





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