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    Re: Question for sideliners and hobbyists

    As a hobbyist i can't see it being worth the hassle of selling someone else's honey. At least in the state of Ohio, if what you are selling isn't at least 75% from a beekeeper's own hives (as the...
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    Re: Buckwheat-tell me about it.

    We've used it as a cover crop and soil improver (only 1-2 acres at a time rotated) for several years, even before we had the bees. Only learned later that it can be a nice source for them as well....
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Picked up a nice swarm from our old farm on Wed 5/19/2010, Ashville, Ohio 43103. Just after noon. These are from a semi "feral" hive that was part of my grandfather's hives some 25 years ago. ...
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    Re: ohio honey laws?

    Not to hijack the thread, along these same lines has anyone seen anything about having to have a license (similar to a dog license) to keep bees even as a hobby? A friend mentioned he thought he had...
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    Re: What kind of feeder do you use?

    I've been using the baggie method and have been having pretty good luck but am just getting ready to switch to the Beemax foam top feeder so we will see how it goes. Several have mentioned that they...
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    Re: Newbie feeding question

    Thanks for the replies. The frame count makes sense so i will keep an eye on them and may vary my quick inspection time just to see how fast they are emptying the feeders.

    Phil
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    Newbie feeding question

    Sorry if this has been answered in previous threads but there are a couple other issues I'm not sure if they would change the answers or not. Due to some overwintering issues my 5 frame deep nuc was...
  8. Thread: Hello from Ohio

    by Woofer
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    Re: Hello from Ohio

    Eaglerock, I did some work for the New Lex HS so i know that area a little. We'll have to figure out something for a summer get together, just stocked the pond with 100 Bluegill and 100 Catfish but...
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    Re: new beek here is se ohio

    Hello 11X, nice to see someone just down the road from me. Can i ask where you got your bees? I almost mail ordered some from NY until i discovered someone selling nucs in Lancaster.

    Welcome! :)
  10. Thread: Hello from Ohio

    by Woofer
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    Hello from Ohio

    Hello All! I am new to beekeeping myself but have been around my grandfather's bees for many years. We have 15 acres (about 10 still wooded with a pond) at the edge of the Hocking Hills outside...
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