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    Re: Can you work your bees at night?

    If You have too work at night. Smoke them good and a red head lamp will be helpful. They are attracted to regular flashlights but don't seemed to be bugged as much with red.They will crawl alot more...
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    Re: calking up the entrance to a wall

    I would get as many bees out as possible and then seal up the block wall cracks with a waterproofing hydraulic cement patch. It comes in a small gallon size yellow bucket at the big box wood stores...
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    Re: Anybody know what these are?

    Is it cut lengths of piano hinge stock ?
  4. Re: Looking for seasonal work preferablly On the I35 corridor.

    Can an admin. take this add down or instruct me on how? Thanks.

    John H.
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    Re: What do you do for lights on your loader?

    beesohappy,


    I have had good luck getting red spot lights and infrared gear at Army/Navy type surplus outlets.
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    Re: What do you do for lights on your loader?

    The good Chrome shops at most truck stops have them. The Hummerbee I was operating,with them on it, was not mine and I am unsure where they where purchased. I also use a combo head lamp that has a...
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    Re: What do you do for lights on your loader?

    Add a couple of switched red LEDs, They work great for loading bees all night in a Texas Rain/lighting storm. We would use the bright white only when needed and then switch to the reds. greatly...
  8. Thread: Aronia berries

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    Re: Aronia berries

    Yukon,
    We freeze them for sale
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    Re: Aronia berries

    Honey on my hives !
    Maybe three pounds per bush. This should be 15# or so but they are an early bloom and we have been hit every year lately with either frost or snow and strong winds that have...
  10. Thread: Aronia berries

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    Re: Aronia berries

    I have had three acres now for six years and find that the bloom is to early and if the bees are flying there in the willows and brushweeds. I do use the ground between my rows for bee foder all...
  11. Thread: Aronia berries

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    Re: Aronia berries

    We have about 2600 bushes of them. we use them in juice, jelly,cooking,fabric dye. we also do a good bit of sales plants and berries. They don't seem to do much for the bees.
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    Re: New private messages.

    Thank you Thomas, I thought it was B.S. or just an algorithm of my watching for messages.
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    New private messages.

    There is an add pop up for "Inboxnow" that keeps telling me I need a new download to see my new private messages. Is there any real need for this download? And am I missing messages because of not...
  14. Looking for seasonal work preferablly On the I35 corridor.

    I am interested in seasonal commercial work. 5 years experience in 3000+ outfits I have been coast to coast and north to south. Work with some great company's/family's. Nothing I have learned,...
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    Re: How to handle Interstate Bee Truck Overturns

    Hammers, nails, screw guns, screws, tons of straps and rope. Extra gloves and duct tape lots of it. For when the going gets gooey and the bees get nasty.Red lanterns/ flashlights and red head lights...
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    Re: How are nucs made?

    He's obviously a:
    Magical Beegenious !
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    Re: New Beekeeper in Klamath Basin Oregon

    grew up some where between Dairy and Bly mountain Forest Estates mostly circa 1977 remember my first consent at K.U. was the Supremes WLCOME
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    Re: Hello for Kansas City

    Welcome to the wonderful world of What should I do . I mean Beekeeping. We are straight up I 35 to the border but still live in the state of...We just removed all supers and are feeding a bit till...
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    Re: Getting bees from a difficult location

    My wife Lisa and I John Hargrave do alot of cutouts/trapouts and we are close by if you need local advice/help. We carry equipment new and used and have a bee vac we can loan out at times. We are in...
  20. Thread: cut out cost

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    Re: cut out cost

    I charge $150.00 for the first three hours and $50.00 for every hour there after. I take in the travel costs within reason. I start in the late afternoon and have the last cluster out and gone by...
  21. Re: A ? For Cleo Hogan or any other trap out expert.

    I don't know how much this helps. We have started going to every cut/trap out fully prepared to either trap or remove. twice last year in tree trap outs we found there to be multiple entrances and...
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    Re: New from Kansas City

    Mr Fisher has been very help full to us. And is An awesome "LOCAL BUSINESS". Appointments are handy Bring extra doe cause there is always something ya gotta have. Drapers supper bee in Auburn Neb.260...
  23. Thread: Mite count

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    Re: Mite count

    Are you chemical treat free or will you treat if needed. With the small amount of manageable hives I would be ready with some drone combs / powdered sugar/ sticky boards to try and trap the early...
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    Re: Hello from Northwest Missouri

    Welcome Bubbles,
    My wife and I have a new Warre and a couple of top bar hives going this year,We are up to almost thirty feral caught local bee hives. My home yards are overwintered here and...
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    Re: Interesting oppurtunity!

    I got that same one this morning. What a pain in the neck these scams are. My small outfit has been booming lately and I have found markets in some odd ways. I go to growers trade
    shows and...
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