Iowa State Fair

Apiary

August 18, 2021

The Apiary competition brought out the sting among competitors when it was judged prior to the start of the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

All exhibitor entries were products of the exhibitor’s apiary unless otherwise specified. Entries will be on display throughout the Fair from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the John Deere Agriculture Building sponsored by Alliant Energy.

APIARY

Observation Hive

1) DOYLE KINCY, Urbandale

White Comb Honey

1) James Beyer, Boone

Six Cut Comb in Hard Plastic Box

1) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

2) MJ’s Hometown Honey, Altoona

White Extracted Honey

1) Abigail Kelly, Des Moines

2) Ted Maybee, Corydon

3) Susan Kelly, Des Moines

4) MJ’s Hometown Honey, Altoona

Light Amber Extracted Honey

1) Back Forty Honey, Grinnell

2) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

3) Susan Kelly, Des Moines

4) Daisy Chain Coffee, Des Moines

5) Madison Rau, Rockwell

6) Steve Wanderscheid, Sheldon

Amber Extracted Honey

1) Susan Kelly, Des Moines

2) Abigail Kelly, Des Moines

Dark Amber Extracted Honey

1) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

2) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

Combination Chunk & Strained Honey

1) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

Plastic Bears

1) Susan Kelly, Des Moines

2) Back Forty Honey, Grinnell

3) Steve Wanderscheid, Sheldon

4) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

5) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

Creamed Honey

1) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

2) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

Flavored Creamed Honey

1) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

2) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

One Frame of Honey, Ready for Extracting

1) James Beyer, Boone

2) Gilmore City-Bradgate Elementary School, Renwick

3) MJ’s Hometown Honey, Altoona

4) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

5) Steve Wanderscheid, Sheldon

6) Zack Koopman, Ames

One Frame of Empty Extracting Comb

1) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

2) MJ’s Hometown Honey, Altoona

3) Abigail Kelly, Des Moines

Block of Beeswax

1) Kenoyer Farms, Van Meter

2) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

3) Bethany Kelly, Des Moines

4) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

Beeswax Art

1) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

2) MJ’s Hometown Honey, Altoona

3) Harlan Rihm, Des Moines

4) Styles Jr. Stadtlander, Des Moines

5) Olivia Kelly, Des Moines

Photograph - General Beekeeping

1) Chris Leonard, Lenox

2) Kenoyer Farms, Van Meter

3) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

4) Madison Rau, Rockwell

5) Bethany Kelly, Des Moines

6) Amy Mitchell, West Des Moines

Photograph - Specific Subject

1) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

2) William Blanchard, Sharpsburg

3) Madison Rau, Rockwell

4) Chris Leonard, Lenox

5) Angie Schaffer, Elkhart

6) Sarah Hoffman, Altoona

Two Beeswax Candles (dipped)

1) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

Two Beeswax Candles (all others)

1) Abigail Kelly, Des Moines

2) Daisy Chain Coffee, Des Moines

3) Kenoyer Farms, Van Meter

4) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

5) Philip Ebert, Lynnville

Gift Basket

1) Just Iowa Honey, Des Moines

2) Kenoyer Farms, Van Meter

3) Abigail Kelly, Des Moines

4) Honey Hollow Apiary & Gardens LLC, Indianola

5) MJ’s Hometown Honey, Altoona

6) Chris Leonard, Lenox

Window Display

1) Kenoyer Farms, Van Meter

The Best Honey in Iowa!

1) Ted Maybee, Corydon

Youth - Extracted Honey

1) Olivia Kelly, Des Moines

2) Bethany Kelly, Des Moines

3) Styles Jr. Stadtlander, Des Moines

4) Harlan Rihm, Des Moines

5) Andrew Koopman, Ames

6) Lily Hoover, Gilmore City

Youth - Beekeeping Photo

1) Phoebe Schaffer, Elkhart

2) Chris Leonard, Lenox

3) Harlan Rihm, Des Moines

4) Olivia Kelly, Des Moines

5) Bethany Kelly, Des Moines

Youth - Two Beeswax Candles

1) Bethany Kelly, Des Moines

2) Elianna Kelly, Des Moines

3) Joanna Hammel, Des Moines

4) Olivia Kelly, Des Moines

5) Harlan Rihm, Des Moines

6) Styles Jr. Stadtlander, Des Moines

Youth - Plastic Bears

1) Bethany Kelly, Des Moines

2) Olivia Kelly, Des Moines

3) Harlan Rihm, Des Moines

4) Sadie Koopman, Ames

5) Joanna Hammel, Des Moines

Youth - One Frame of Honey, Ready for Extracting

1) Bethany Kelly, Des Moines

2) Olivia Kelly, Des Moines

3) Harlan Rihm, Des Moines

Youth - One Frame of Empty Extracting Comb

1) Harlan Rihm, Des Moines

2) Olivia Kelly, Des Moines