The Dane County Beekeepers Association (DCBA) exist to promote and improve the beekeeping practices for commercial and hobby beekeepers; improve the marketing of apiary products; and promote the concerns among beekeepers in the Dane County, Wisconsin area.

Next Meetinghoney bee

April 4, 2017
  • April 2017 Club Meeting - Splitting a Colony Discussion
    April 4, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

    Location: Fitchburg Public Library, 5530 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg, WI 53711, USA

    Discuss the different methods for splitting a colony. We will cover both splitting for increase as well as for swarm control.Bring your questions as well as methods you have used to share with fellow beekeepers.


We are an informal group of beekeepers in the Wisconsin Dane County area. Anyone keeping bees or interested in keeping bees is welcome to participate. Join the a Madbees google group to join in the email discussion and/or join us our monthly meetings.


Many club members are able and willing to give you practical help.  Post your request on Madbees, and someone will answer. Alternately, a club member, Jeanne Hansen is available to call at 608-244-5094