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Matt LaForge
Works at Custom Tool Service, Inc
Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lives in Brookfield, WI
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The Oak Street Ramblers' cover of this is one of my favorites they do. It was great hearing them tonight in Madison.
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#Honeybees make quite a journey to pollinate our food. We can thank them for 1/3 of what we eat. Here in Wisconsin, bees pollinate #cranberries, #cherries, #apples, and most of your garden fruits and veggies.
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Kid Rock is looking rougher than usual. 😊
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I was interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio today about the sharp drop in Wisconsin's #honey production last year. I've been interviewed many times but this was my first "live" experience. I was nervous but I think it went okay.
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It was a beautiful day for a little #beekeeping. We're happy to report that the bees are doing great and have hit a major honeyflow over the past week or two.
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I had a great time in Springfield, MO with Josh and Abby last week. Thanks for having me!
June 4, 2015 • 4 days • 11 moments
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We made some nucleus colonies or "nucs" today. These are small hives made by dividing resources from strong hives. When the people who are buying these nucs pick them up they will transfer them into regular equipment to start their new colonies.
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Thanks, +Pesicek Auto Body Inc Watertown for getting my truck fixed up as good as new!

Now that I have it back I'm heading out to pick up a few thousand pounds of sugar tonight for feeding bees.
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Good to hear your truck is repaired.
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The WI Honey Producers Southeastern District Meeting is coming up on Saturday, March 14 at the Ashippun Fire Station, located at  W2464 Oak Street in Ashippun (1 block west of Hwy 67 on County Rd O). Doors open at 9:30am and the meeting begins at 10:00 am. Lunch is potluck.

Agenda:
Welcome & Overwintering Report
WI Honey Queen Kim Kester
DATCP Apiarist Liz Meils - Exotic Pests of the Honey Bee
DATCP Food & Safety Specialist Mike Schreiber - Honey Labeling and Food Safety
Charles Lorence - Honey Bee Haven, Aurora IL
ABF Report
LUNCH
+Matt LaForge​ - The Need for Feed
Charles Lorence - Preparing Honey for Competition
Q&A Panel
Business Meeting

If you have any questions, please call Don Thill at 262-689-2076. Thanks!


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It feels good to be back on the road with my #beekeeping buddy checking hives for another season.
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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Agricultural & Applied Economics, 2010 - 2012
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Economics, 2006 - 2010
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World's Best Marshmallow Roaster
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manager at Custom Tool Service, Inc
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  • Custom Tool Service, Inc
    Manager, 2015 - present
  • Golden Hills Honey
    Beekeeper, 2000 - present
  • Dadant & Sons
    Branch Manager, 2012 - 2015
  • Bill Kelly & Associates
    Research Assistant, 2010 - 2013
  • University of Wisconsin
    Research Assistant, 2010 - 2012
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Brookfield, WI
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Watertown, WI - Madison, WI - Cottage Grove, WI
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