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    ants, ants and...maggots, oh my

    i am currently maintaining four beehives, they are all perched on two pieces of cinderblock each. all of the feeders (on the top of the hives) are being infested with (carpenter?) ants, which drown...
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    Re: need package bees in northern Minnesota

    gotta wait until aprl 4 when my brother closes on some land. hope they dont run out by then
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    need package bees in northern Minnesota

    i bought four queens but i forgot to buy package bees. the only apiary listed on beesource in mn has sold out of package bees.
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    question on glue for langstroth bodies

    it appears i have used the wrong type of glue, elmers interior, for putting langstroth bodies together. what problems may that cause?
  5. Re: dsRNA ingested by bees is transferred to the Varroa mite and from mite on to a pa

    beekeepers bees going on your property is a right, not a privelage. otherwise it would be an incredible abuse of the concept of property rights. you might as well say someone else looking at your...
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    Re: Apiary near a Garbage Dump

    we cant avoid everything, therefore theres no point in avoiding anything :s
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    Re: Ok, what got you into beekeeping?

    i need reasons to get out of the house and im hoping to make some money
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    Re: Now this is what i call bee Heaven

    its so...beautiful.../cry
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    Re: something to think about

    ...nvm...
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    Re: something to think about

    are you making a plug for Monsanto? :s
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    Re: something to think about

    also assuming apiaries like bweaver and russels arent lying, a balanced relationship between mite and bee already exists
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    Re: something to think about

    well i was under the impression treatment free bees are still vectors for disease.
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    Re: what treatments are considered organic?

    when i hear organic i think of something occuring in nature and breaks down in a reasonable amount of time
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    Re: question on honey production vs langstroth

    have you measured honey production on your langs vs tbh?
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    question on honey production vs langstroth

    a lot of people seem to be saying langstroth makes substantially more honey than top bars, but are there any studies that show one way or another?
  16. Thread: Russell Apiaries

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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    what about russels MD? what is the satellite people are having most problems from?
  17. not sure where else to out this. would this be a good thing to apply for?

    http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/plant&pest/hivegrant.shtml



    pdf http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/GetFile.cfm?File=C:/TownHall/docroot/GuidanceDocs/301/GDoc_VDACS_5098_v1.pdf
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    something to think about

    a concern from pro-treatment beekeepers i have seen a few times on this board was that if you try to be treatment free anywhere near other beekeepers or close to the city limits, you will be...
  19. Re: Here is Where I'm At - How Do You Suggest I Move Forward?

    i dont see how this prevents the possiblity of developing AFB resistant bees

    if this were the case then nobody would have bees with improved resistance to varroa. but nonetheless, progress has...
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    Re: New member from TURKEY

    what do you do or use to manage diseases?
  21. Re: Here is Where I'm At - How Do You Suggest I Move Forward?

    what are the known consequences of attempting to develop disease free honeybees?
  22. Re: Here is Where I'm At - How Do You Suggest I Move Forward?

    what do they not understand?
  23. Re: Here is Where I'm At - How Do You Suggest I Move Forward?

    im sure a lot of people dont view flying insects in the same light as dogs and cats. and rightly so
  24. Re: Genetic Diversity: What Would Brother Adam Do... Today?

    how can anyone know all the gene combinations that could express hygienic behavior are recessive?
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