Jeff Montag

Jeff Montag

Beekeeping Story

  • Got my first two hives in 1999.  Continued as a hobbyist beekeeper until 2014 when we expanded from 6 hives to 20 hives and began breeding queens & selling nucs.  We have maintained as many as 50 colonies. Now keeping about 25 hives.
  • 10+ year (now Life) member of the Southeastern Indiana Beekeepers Association.
  • Currently serving as Vice President of the SIBA Board of Directors.
  • Life member of The Beekeepers of Indiana.
  • 5+ year Member of Indiana Queen Breeders Association.


  • 35 year career in manufacturing equipment and facilities maintenance management. Currently; Regional Operations Manager for Brighton Mills, Inc.


  • Along with my wife (Robin), owners of Hoosier Creek Farm LLC, in Franklin Co., south of Brookville, Indiana.
  • Chairman of Cemetery operations for Creekside Church at Klemme’s Corner
  • Co-owner of the Cross The Line 15/24 Podcast LLC.