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Forum: Commercial Beekeeping/Pollination

Beekeeping from a commercial point of view. Focus is on income production and cost/time efficiencies, pros/cons of certain practices, and other subjects more of concern to those making their primary income from bees.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Started by irwin harlton, 11-07-2008 09:33 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pollination prices

    Started by Bens-Bees, 12-03-2009 09:45 PM
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    • Replies: 288
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum rules revisited

    Started by JohnK and Sheri, 08-18-2010 12:32 PM
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  1. Treatment Free Commercial Beekeepers?

    Started by StevenG, 03-07-2013 10:29 AM
    43 Pages
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  2. I would like to be a commercial beek

    Started by GuyDurden, 07-08-2013 07:54 PM
    37 Pages
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  3. Poll Poll: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    Started by Ian, 10-05-2014 08:42 PM
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 415
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  4. 2012 Dieback Already?

    Started by sqkcrk, 11-10-2012 08:40 AM
    17 Pages
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    • Replies: 327
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  5. Super DFM - Honeybees

    Started by Ian, 12-12-2014 08:42 AM
    16 Pages
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    • Replies: 300
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  6. sqkcrk goes south for Winter 2015-16

    Started by sqkcrk, 10-28-2015 09:25 PM
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 297
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  7. Poster Child

    Started by Ian, 01-23-2016 08:44 AM
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 293
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    01-31-2016, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  8. Protein Patty recipe

    Started by Ian, 11-01-2015 10:47 PM
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 257
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  9. People actually make a living with honey production??

    Started by jwhiteker, 11-05-2014 01:05 PM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 220
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  10. Dan Rather report on bee shortage in Calif almonds

    Started by Keith Jarrett, 04-06-2013 01:51 PM
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 216
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  11. Meeting Bee Nutritional Requirements

    Started by BEES4U, 08-13-2009 11:24 PM
    11 Pages
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    bee nutrition, feeding bees, pollen patties, pollen supplements
    • Replies: 211
    • Views: 62,091
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  12. Southbound 2012

    Started by sqkcrk, 11-21-2012 02:37 PM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 191
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    10-28-2015, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  13. survivor stock commercial option?

    Started by kiwiBee, 05-02-2010 06:58 AM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 179
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  14. Indoor wintering

    Started by Ian, 12-11-2013 02:20 PM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 173
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  15. Is almond pollination adversely affecting queen genetics?

    Started by grumpybeeman, 02-01-2014 06:32 AM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 165
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  16. The current price of sugar.

    Started by BEES4U, 06-15-2009 08:18 PM
    9 Pages
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  17. Honey House

    Started by Ben Little, 07-16-2013 10:59 AM
    9 Pages
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  18. Feeding Sub Response

    Started by JSL, 12-18-2014 09:35 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 148
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  19. Big Grin How do you get 180-200 lbs of honey per hive??

    Started by Mrmizilplix, 08-16-2010 07:33 PM
    8 Pages
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  20. Bobcat with forklift mast, or without, vs Hummerbee!!!!!!!!

    Started by BoTBees, 02-29-2012 07:11 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 147
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  21. bees shortage in almonds

    Started by suttonbeeman, 12-06-2009 09:48 AM
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  22. Pattie supplements

    Started by Ian, 01-06-2015 02:41 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 139
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  23. U.S./Canadian honeybee open border issues

    Started by Ian, 04-12-2014 08:53 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 136
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  24. beekeeper pay scale?

    Started by csalt09, 05-05-2014 10:23 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 133
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    06-04-2014, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  25. Nosema spore counts this fall

    Started by Ian, 10-03-2014 08:08 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 131
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  26. The Last Beekeeper

    Started by chevydmax04, 09-12-2009 07:58 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 118
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    04-25-2011, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  27. Typical brokerage fee?

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 11-26-2013 04:43 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 118
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  28. worst winter ever?

    Started by camero7, 03-02-2013 03:13 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 117
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  29. Lots of bees in Cali????

    Started by simplyhoney, 01-13-2009 08:23 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
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  30. Cheap Chinese Honey and the threat to U.S. Beekeepers

    Started by DigitalBishop, 03-03-2010 04:10 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 112
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    09-27-2010, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  31. Pollination of soybeans

    Started by WLC, 12-22-2013 04:27 PM
    6 Pages
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    bushels, key bee
    • Replies: 110
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  32. The Last Beekeeper

    Started by Barry, 12-08-2009 12:26 PM
    6 Pages
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    11-09-2012, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  33. $1.75 Honey

    Started by sqkcrk, 09-15-2008 05:55 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 105
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  34. Flatbed Build Ideas

    Started by Sadler91, 11-12-2014 09:00 PM
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    • Replies: 104
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  35. Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    Started by Chip Euliss, 07-01-2015 09:06 AM
    6 Pages
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  36. Time to get nervous # 2

    Started by Honey-4-All, 12-30-2013 10:44 AM
    6 Pages
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  37. Running two queen colonies

    Started by matt1954, 01-03-2015 09:43 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 102
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  38. Configuration of almond bee boxes

    Started by Duncan MacLeod, 10-20-2014 10:37 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 98
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  39. Sad The do nots in beekeeping

    Started by The Honey Householder, 02-27-2010 06:32 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 97
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  40. Pollen sub & what's really in it

    Started by Keith Jarrett, 09-19-2008 09:59 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 95
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  41. Sideliner Profitability Study

    Started by Specialkayme, 12-11-2014 04:28 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 95
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  42. Beekeeping Business Planning - Can you make money in this business?

    Started by kallen1320, 09-08-2011 09:50 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 93
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    08-25-2012, 03:12 PM Go to last post
  43. Help needed with Dept. of Transpotation Requirments?

    Started by VA_Beekeeper, 01-07-2016 10:20 PM
    5 Pages
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    commercial truck, federal requirements, transporting bees
    • Replies: 93
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    01-13-2016, 04:01 PM Go to last post
  44. Over wintering hives

    Started by Keith Jarrett, 12-24-2014 12:19 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 92
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    01-18-2015, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  45. 1000 hives, how many acres?

    Started by CamWhite, 02-22-2010 12:29 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 91
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  46. Is their a new way to treat mites?

    Started by Cabeekeeper, 04-04-2013 09:49 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 91
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  47. BMPs for Commercial Beekeepers

    Started by sqkcrk, 09-18-2015 09:25 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 91
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  48. Commercial and Sideline only- Why do you stay in the bees?

    Started by Kingfisher Apiaries, 01-06-2011 10:54 PM
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  49. Pumps for Sugar Syrup

    Started by Chef Isaac, 04-16-2009 06:23 PM
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    • Replies: 88
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  50. SueBee pros/cons?

    Started by Woodside, 08-24-2010 04:29 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 88
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    09-06-2010, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  51. What is Nosema and how can we control it?

    Started by Ian, 02-13-2015 09:27 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 88
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    • Replies: 86
    • Views: 7,187
    01-14-2014, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  52. Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    Started by babybee, 07-15-2014 08:50 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 85
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    09-13-2014, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  53. Time to Get Serious About a Business

    Started by cheryl1, 11-18-2015 09:08 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 85
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    12-13-2015, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  54. Question PH levels in hive?

    Started by LSPender, 03-08-2009 09:43 PM
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    • Replies: 84
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    03-17-2009, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  55. "You know you are a real beekeeper when..."

    Started by Allen Dick, 02-25-2010 09:49 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 84
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    03-15-2010, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  56. Bees ripped off?

    Started by Steelton Bee Man, 03-12-2009 02:31 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 83
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    04-04-2009, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  57. Honeybee Healthy

    Started by Chef Isaac, 04-09-2009 10:34 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 83
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    04-12-2011, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  58. Migratory lids

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 11-27-2013 05:17 PM
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    • Replies: 82
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    01-02-2015, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  59. Inspiration to keep going

    Started by CWoods, 04-07-2014 08:48 AM
    5 Pages
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    commercial beekeeping, income, production
    • Replies: 82
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    04-25-2014, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  60. How many colonies to be considered commercial?

    Started by BMAC, 04-19-2011 08:32 AM
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    • Replies: 81
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  61. Thumbs down Prices of Queen

    Started by The Honey Householder, 05-01-2009 09:47 PM
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    • Replies: 80
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  62. Growth on limited budget/ waiting on financing

    Started by JoshW, 10-25-2013 09:47 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 80
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    10-31-2013, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  63. Bee Forage Crude Protien and AA Breakdown

    Started by Ian, 01-16-2015 05:18 PM
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    • Replies: 80
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  64. Bees gone from hives CCD?

    Started by Sweet to the Soul, 10-27-2010 06:29 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 77
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    11-15-2010, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  65. Feeding during flow

    Started by Hevyduty, 05-22-2010 12:58 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 76
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    06-11-2010, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  66. Trailer Axel #'s for forklifts

    Started by EastSideBuzz, 11-04-2013 12:46 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 76
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    09-16-2014, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  67. Industrial Beekeeper

    Started by sqkcrk, 12-15-2013 11:34 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 76
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    12-30-2013, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  68. Starving singles in 2009 Almonds

    Started by Honey-4-All, 02-12-2009 01:04 AM
    4 Pages
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    almonds, cold weather, rain, starvation
    • Replies: 75
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    03-30-2009, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  69. Question for Keith Jarrett

    Started by TwT, 11-27-2009 05:56 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 75
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    12-12-2009, 09:01 AM Go to last post
  70. Big Bad Bear Fencing

    Started by Skinner Apiaries, 05-25-2012 08:30 AM
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    • Replies: 75
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    09-17-2013, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  71. Pollen Sub Formulations - Input?

    Started by JSL, 11-17-2012 09:25 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 75
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    02-05-2014, 11:02 AM Go to last post
  72. Youngster trying to make a go

    Started by Beekkirk, 11-11-2015 06:00 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 75
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    12-15-2015, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  73. Other Beekeepers putting Bees near your yards

    Started by Bradley_Bee, 06-28-2012 12:20 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 74
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