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Historic places and people in the land of milk and honey: Wisconsin's treasure: a tribute to our past, a celebration of the present and our commitment to continue the good life
(1998)

[Stuart Vorpagel's bees],   p. 14 PDF (403.3 KB)


Page 14


Stuart Vorpagel, Honey Creek, has kept
bees for over thirty years, starting when he
was in high school. He has worked as a
state bee inspector and federal bee
inspector and has taught beekeeping
classes for several years. As one of the best
known and most knowledgeable bee-
keepers, his colonies of bees receive the
utmost care and attention and produce
one of nature's most highly prized trea-
sures... pure honey.
Did you know.. .that honeybees tap over
two million flowers to make one pound of
honey. A hive of bees flies over 55,000 miles
to make one pound of honey. The average
worker honeybee makes 1/12 teaspoon of
honey in her lifetime.


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