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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 08:33 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pollination prices

    Started by Bens-Bees, 12-03-2009 08:45 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum rules revisited

    Started by JohnK and Sheri, 08-18-2010 11:32 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Blue Diamond bloom report- In The Field 2014

    Started by JohnK and Sheri, 01-29-2014 02:32 PM
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  1. Treatment Free Commercial Beekeepers?

    Started by StevenG, 03-07-2013 09:29 AM
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  2. I would like to be a commercial beek

    Started by GuyDurden, 07-08-2013 06:54 PM
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  3. 2012 Dieback Already?

    Started by sqkcrk, 11-10-2012 07:40 AM
    17 Pages
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    • Replies: 327
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  4. Meeting Bee Nutritional Requirements

    Started by BEES4U, 08-13-2009 10:24 PM
    11 Pages
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    bee nutrition, feeding bees, pollen patties, pollen supplements
    • Replies: 203
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    11-25-2012, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  5. The current price of sugar.

    Started by BEES4U, 06-15-2009 07:18 PM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 160
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    10-09-2012, 06:10 PM Go to last post
  6. Can you make a living with Bees

    Started by Brooklyn, 12-30-2009 05:14 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
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    06-12-2012, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  7. Beekeeping Business Planning - Can you make money in this business?

    Started by kallen1320, 09-08-2011 08:50 PM
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    • Replies: 93
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  8. Bobcat with forklift mast, or without, vs Hummerbee!!!!!!!!

    Started by BoTBees, 02-29-2012 06:11 PM
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  9. Big Grin How do you get 180-200 lbs of honey per hive??

    Started by Mrmizilplix, 08-16-2010 06:33 PM
    6 Pages
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  10. bees shortage in almonds

    Started by suttonbeeman, 12-06-2009 08:48 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 146
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    02-28-2010, 11:13 AM Go to last post
  11. International 4300 vs Freightliner M2

    Started by HVH, 12-06-2010 05:15 PM
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    12-22-2010, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  12. 1000 hives, how many acres?

    Started by CamWhite, 02-22-2010 11:29 AM
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  13. Dan Rather report on bee shortage in Calif almonds

    Started by Keith Jarrett, 04-06-2013 12:51 PM
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 216
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  14. Truck Mounted Cranes

    Started by LSBees, 10-18-2010 03:36 PM
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    11-09-2012, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  15. Pollen sub & what's really in it

    Started by Keith Jarrett, 09-19-2008 08:59 AM
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  16. Honeybee Healthy

    Started by Chef Isaac, 04-09-2009 09:34 AM
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  17. Other Beekeepers putting Bees near your yards

    Started by Bradley_Bee, 06-28-2012 11:20 AM
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  18. survivor stock commercial option?

    Started by kiwiBee, 05-02-2010 05:58 AM
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  19. worst winter ever?

    Started by camero7, 03-02-2013 02:13 PM
    6 Pages
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  20. Bees ripped off?

    Started by Steelton Bee Man, 03-12-2009 01:31 PM
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  21. Lots of bees in Cali????

    Started by simplyhoney, 01-13-2009 07:23 AM
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  22. Per Hive Income

    Started by sqkcrk, 09-18-2009 09:20 AM
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  23. Southbound 2012

    Started by sqkcrk, 11-21-2012 01:37 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 116
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  24. Honey Bee Imports From Australia May Be Banned

    Started by loggermike, 09-23-2010 01:43 PM
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    11-25-2010, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  25. 2010 honey production

    Started by The Honey Householder, 06-06-2010 06:09 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 71
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    09-26-2010, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  26. Do honeybees pollinate grape vines?

    Started by mswaf100, 11-16-2009 06:28 PM
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  27. Commercial and Sideline only- Why do you stay in the bees?

    Started by Kingfisher Apiaries, 01-06-2011 09:54 PM
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  28. Honey B Healthy question

    Started by LSPender, 08-14-2008 10:07 PM
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    02-25-2009, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  29. Pollen Sub Formulations - Input?

    Started by JSL, 11-17-2012 08:25 AM
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  30. Honey House

    Started by Ben Little, 07-16-2013 09:59 AM
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  31. The Last Beekeeper

    Started by chevydmax04, 09-12-2009 06:58 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 118
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  32. The Last Beekeeper

    Started by Barry, 12-08-2009 11:26 AM
    6 Pages
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  33. Pumps for Sugar Syrup

    Started by Chef Isaac, 04-16-2009 05:23 PM
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  34. Wintergreen Grease Patty

    Started by Matt Beekman, 10-07-2008 08:49 AM
    • Replies: 12
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  35. Starving singles in 2009 Almonds

    Started by Honey-4-All, 02-12-2009 12:04 AM
    4 Pages
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    almonds, cold weather, rain, starvation
    • Replies: 75
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  36. Time to get nervous # 2

    Started by Honey-4-All, 12-30-2013 09:44 AM
    6 Pages
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  37. Indoor wintering

    Started by Ian, 12-11-2013 01:20 PM
    9 Pages
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    04-21-2014, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  38. Mechanical super assemby.

    Started by BEES4U, 05-04-2009 10:28 PM
    2 Pages
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    mechanical super assembly
    • Replies: 39
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    02-02-2010, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  39. How many colonies to be considered commercial?

    Started by BMAC, 04-19-2011 07:32 AM
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  40. Thumbs down Prices of Queen

    Started by The Honey Householder, 05-01-2009 08:47 PM
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    • Replies: 80
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    05-16-2009, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  41. Bee Truck

    Started by michael-bees, 09-25-2009 07:58 PM
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    10-28-2009, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  42. Question any bees for sale in Canada?

    Started by the buzz, 04-20-2009 09:32 PM
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    03-31-2012, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  43. Question for Keith Jarrett

    Started by TwT, 11-27-2009 04:56 PM
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    12-12-2009, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  44. Moving into almond pollination 2009.

    Started by BEES4U, 02-05-2009 06:56 AM
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    • Replies: 65
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  45. Salt water swimming pools

    Started by loggermike, 07-01-2011 06:43 PM
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  46. Cheap Chinese Honey and the threat to U.S. Beekeepers

    Started by DigitalBishop, 03-03-2010 03:10 PM
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  47. SueBee pros/cons?

    Started by Woodside, 08-24-2010 03:29 PM
    5 Pages
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    09-06-2010, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  48. forklift vs skid steer

    Started by HVH, 06-19-2009 05:17 PM
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  49. What's all the hubbub bub?

    Started by icodebot, 05-23-2009 03:44 AM
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    08-05-2009, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  50. Truck Scales - under 26K GVWR

    Started by HVH, 01-23-2011 04:39 PM
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    03-06-2013, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  51. Shortage of bees in Almonds 2011?

    Started by Honey-4-All, 02-10-2011 05:42 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 39
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    03-15-2011, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  52. Question almond pollination

    Started by bee_wrangler, 09-28-2008 07:22 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
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    11-01-2008, 02:53 PM Go to last post
  53. Beekeeping Economics

    Started by edenhillapiaries, 07-05-2009 06:13 AM
    2 Pages
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    08-13-2009, 06:17 PM Go to last post
  54. Is their a new way to treat mites?

    Started by Cabeekeeper, 04-04-2013 08:49 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 91
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    09-04-2013, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  55. "You know you are a real beekeeper when..."

    Started by Allen Dick, 02-25-2010 08:49 AM
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    • Replies: 84
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    03-15-2010, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  56. Exclamation Package bee production

    Started by Beeslave, 02-16-2011 09:48 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
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    01-29-2012, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  57. Painting Hive Bodies

    Started by Chef Isaac, 04-02-2009 07:59 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    06-20-2009, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  58. Sad hives crashing

    Started by lake thompson honey, 10-09-2009 11:15 AM
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    • Replies: 52
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    12-22-2009, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  59. Growing into commercial beekeeping

    Started by Kingfisher Apiaries, 05-26-2010 05:53 AM
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    • Replies: 58
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  60. Commercial folks only. Plastic or Wax?

    Started by brac, 01-29-2010 07:27 PM
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    07-16-2010, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  61. Farm plates

    Started by jeff123fish, 02-16-2010 07:02 PM
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  62. Ammonium Nitrate

    Started by Terry Small, Jr, 04-01-2009 11:27 PM
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    09-04-2012, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  63. 600 hive operation extractor options

    Started by Dancing Bee Apiary, 07-21-2012 06:38 PM
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    • Replies: 52
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    11-25-2012, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  64. FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Registration

    Started by sqkcrk, 10-16-2012 05:52 AM
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    12-19-2012, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  65. Commercials Using Apigaurd

    Started by sqkcrk, 08-10-2012 05:50 AM
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    09-19-2012, 07:58 PM Go to last post
  66. Sad The do nots in beekeeping

    Started by The Honey Householder, 02-27-2010 05:32 AM
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    • Replies: 69
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    03-17-2010, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  67. Big Bad Bear Fencing

    Started by Skinner Apiaries, 05-25-2012 07:30 AM
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    09-17-2013, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  68. Lightbulb Commerical Beeks/Pollination New Category?

    Started by alpha6, 06-17-2008 03:03 PM
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    07-23-2008, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  69. SkidSteer Pallet Forks vs Mast

    Started by LSBees, 10-11-2010 04:58 PM
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    01-07-2011, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  70. fumigillin-b drench method

    Started by Trevor Mansell, 01-26-2009 07:37 PM
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    03-22-2009, 09:31 AM Go to last post
  71. Beekeeping as a living

    Started by dnelson, 09-15-2009 12:58 PM
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    10-06-2009, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  72. Going commercial

    Started by Brunswick Beeworks, 08-26-2008 11:29 PM
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