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Forum: Commercial Beekeeping

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. Yearly expenses estimate NEW - 175 hives - please input!

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 12-30-2013 01:34 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
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    01-09-2014, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  2. NZ package bees

    Started by gmcharlie, 01-06-2014 12:43 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    01-08-2014, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  3. New California law taking effect Jan. 1st

    Started by MNbees, 10-18-2013 08:35 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
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    01-08-2014, 12:13 AM Go to last post
  4. "Why Do They DO That?"

    Started by sqkcrk, 01-01-2014 05:49 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    almonds, commercial beekeeping, pollination
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,498
    01-07-2014, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  5. Question Video blog your pollination service

    Started by Ben Little, 12-23-2013 02:49 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    01-04-2014, 06:33 PM Go to last post
  6. Predicting winter feed requirements

    Started by JoshW, 12-30-2013 11:27 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
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    01-03-2014, 05:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
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    01-03-2014, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  7. Wintering singles with 9 frames

    Started by JoshW, 01-02-2014 09:27 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    01-02-2014, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  8. June mite treatments

    Started by red, 01-02-2014 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,274
    01-02-2014, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  9. Super box making on the commercial level

    Started by My-smokepole, 12-15-2013 06:11 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 57
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    01-01-2014, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  10. Winter Loss

    Started by Cabeekeeper, 12-30-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,101
    12-30-2013, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. sunflowers

    Started by red, 12-24-2013 09:56 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-30-2013, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  13. Loading/Unloading Fee

    Started by sqkcrk, 12-23-2013 07:56 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    12-28-2013, 11:33 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,367
    12-27-2013, 11:58 PM Go to last post
  14. New Growing Assurance funding

    Started by Ian, 12-24-2013 02:09 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    12-26-2013, 12:42 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,437
    12-24-2013, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  15. Formula to determine Colony Strength

    Started by scokat, 12-24-2013 06:30 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,692
    12-24-2013, 10:19 AM Go to last post
  16. Time to get concerned?

    Started by Honey-4-All, 12-21-2013 10:07 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,891
    12-23-2013, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  17. Ford 650 as a bee truck

    Started by matt1954, 12-22-2013 09:17 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,468
    12-22-2013, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  18. Shingles and Nucs

    Started by Crabo, 12-22-2013 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    12-22-2013, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  19. How much Sugar per hive, if no nectar.

    Started by KevinR, 12-21-2013 10:22 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,870
    12-22-2013, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  20. going from hobby to schedule C??

    Started by lakebilly, 12-20-2013 08:34 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,149
    12-21-2013, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  21. Number of hives and employee ratio?

    Started by Heintz88, 12-16-2013 06:36 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,744
    12-20-2013, 04:23 PM Go to last post
  22. How much honey do you go through personally?

    Started by Honey-4-All, 12-18-2013 09:37 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,469
    12-20-2013, 01:24 PM Go to last post
  23. Supplier Question

    Started by Justin Trout, 12-17-2013 01:27 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    12-19-2013, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  24. Euorpean Packages feed packets

    Started by gmcharlie, 12-13-2013 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,360
    12-18-2013, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  25. open feeding this time of year?

    Started by azbees, 12-16-2013 12:03 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    12-18-2013, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  26. Nation honey producers meeting?

    Started by Heintz88, 12-15-2013 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    12-16-2013, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  27. who still builds frames ?

    Started by Ben Little, 12-12-2013 06:25 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
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    12-16-2013, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  28. 3 frame nucs after almonds

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-12-2013 09:27 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    12-14-2013, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  29. Bought me a Bee Truck

    Started by Ben Little, 12-04-2013 04:26 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 8,536
    12-14-2013, 09:09 AM Go to last post
  30. feeding for almonds

    Started by red, 12-12-2013 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-13-2013, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  31. using the mast off a Clark TW25 on a Bobcat610

    Started by JTauer, 12-11-2013 03:03 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-12-2013, 02:37 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 3,317
    12-12-2013, 10:34 AM Go to last post
  32. High bee demand for CA almonds

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 12-11-2013 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-11-2013, 12:09 PM Go to last post
  33. Prunes

    Started by RAK, 12-09-2013 03:36 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-09-2013, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  34. 5th Wheel and Mast

    Started by sqkcrk, 11-29-2013 06:21 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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    12-09-2013, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  35. How to best use a 40x60 building

    Started by Crabo, 12-08-2013 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,822
    12-08-2013, 05:26 PM Go to last post
  36. Question Hive boxes

    Started by Ben Little, 11-27-2013 08:24 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 8,331
    12-07-2013, 12:36 AM Go to last post
  37. L.R. Rice Honey

    Started by Matt Beekman, 12-06-2013 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,188
    12-06-2013, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  38. Oxalic Acid Dribble

    Started by Sadler91, 12-05-2013 09:39 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,539
    12-06-2013, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  39. Feed Buckets

    Started by Sadler91, 05-12-2013 06:33 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    12-06-2013, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  40. When do queens start laying in Sacremento?

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-03-2013 10:55 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    12-05-2013, 09:26 PM Go to last post
  41. 2014 Almond Bloom

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-05-2013 11:06 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,565
    12-05-2013, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  42. Winter Loss

    Started by Cabeekeeper, 12-04-2013 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,418
    12-05-2013, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  43. Comparing sugar syrup to corn syrup

    Started by Wisnewbee, 12-01-2013 12:49 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-04-2013, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  44. 5th wheel for Bobcat

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-04-2013 11:51 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,015
    12-04-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  45. Liquid feed question.

    Started by Adrian Quiney WI, 12-02-2013 07:02 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    12-04-2013, 09:07 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,571
    12-03-2013, 09:54 PM Go to last post
  46. Pollination Prices for 2014

    Started by Cabeekeeper, 12-02-2013 01:02 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 4,481
    12-03-2013, 09:47 PM Go to last post
  47. What's your favorite forkilft/loader, and why?

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 11-27-2013 11:53 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    12-03-2013, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  48. Comm. beeks - do you paint your pallets?

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 12-03-2013 10:25 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,665
    12-03-2013, 02:27 PM Go to last post
  49. Heading to Florida 2013!!

    Started by matt1954, 08-07-2013 06:28 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    12-03-2013, 11:13 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,125
    12-02-2013, 10:10 PM Go to last post
  50. Question commercial pollen sub

    Started by Ben Little, 11-28-2013 10:06 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,680
    12-02-2013, 03:12 PM Go to last post
  51. Managing back pain!

    Started by babybee, 11-29-2013 06:36 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
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    12-02-2013, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  52. 7-8 lbs pollen/sugar patty

    Started by MNbees, 11-30-2013 06:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
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    12-02-2013, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  53. Automated Bottling Line

    Started by Markt, 10-13-2013 03:55 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
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    12-01-2013, 08:00 AM Go to last post
  54. Typical brokerage fee?

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 11-26-2013 04:43 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 118
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    11-30-2013, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  55. CFIA report complete Re: Can/US Border

    Started by sharpdog, 11-04-2013 09:38 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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    11-30-2013, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  56. Normal for a trucking quote?

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 11-28-2013 09:30 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 43
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    11-30-2013, 11:33 AM Go to last post
  57. Question 1 kg package bees for pollination

    Started by Ben Little, 11-26-2013 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,484
    11-27-2013, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  58. Mahogany extract vs mites

    Started by acbz, 11-22-2013 11:21 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,097
    11-27-2013, 02:53 PM Go to last post
  59. TED Talk by Marla Spivak

    Started by Chip Euliss, 11-25-2013 07:36 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
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    11-27-2013, 02:28 PM Go to last post
  60. Do olives really produce nectar?

    Started by Honey-4-All, 11-12-2013 11:32 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
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    11-27-2013, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  61. Need pallet plans! Please share yours.

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 06-11-2013 06:20 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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    11-27-2013, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  62. 6 way pallet plans

    Started by Oregon Honey Company, 09-09-2013 10:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-26-2013, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  63. need help pollen sub patty???

    Started by azbees, 11-25-2013 11:33 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    11-26-2013, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  64. Commercial trucking costs

    Started by jim lyon, 11-22-2013 08:13 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    11-26-2013, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  65. Mating Nuc Frames

    Started by AstroZomBEE, 11-26-2013 07:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-26-2013, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  66. Liability Insurance

    Started by rmdial, 11-25-2013 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,193
    11-26-2013, 07:25 AM Go to last post
  67. Question Flat deck truck ?

    Started by Ben Little, 11-20-2013 12:44 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 8,068
    11-26-2013, 06:50 AM Go to last post
  68. Does anyone send singles to almonds?

    Started by westernbeekeeper, 09-24-2013 03:06 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,866
    11-25-2013, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  69. Q: All Mediums for Almonds...

    Started by KevinR, 11-14-2013 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,150
    11-25-2013, 11:23 PM Go to last post

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