Search:

Type: Posts; User: Double_Bee

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    879

    Grafting question on weather.

    What is the absolute worst possible conditions that you could successfully graft and make a queen in? Temperature and wind wise.
  2. Packages and Queens in Central Nebraska

    Gaging interest in queens, packages, nucs and honey in central Nebraska.

    https://www.facebook.com/plattevalleyhoney/
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,727

    Re: Honey slightly fermented?

    Don't quote me on this but when our corn syrup/sugar blend starts fermenting you can mix alcohol and thymol into it and it seems to almost reverse the process
  4. Re: Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    We just leave the generator and the compressor on the tailgate, the cord and air hose they send is plenty long to string out and cover our yards which generally hold somewhere between 32-48 hives...
  5. Re: Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    Just got one at the beginning of the week, if you allow it to heat properly and be sure to let it cool fully when cleaning/clean often it seems to work pretty good. Will clog up sometimes, just allow...
  6. Replies
    2
    Views
    651

    Bee yard location etiquette

    I have had several people ask me to put bees on their properties. Most of them seem to be on their farmstead, within a few 100 yards of their house. How far in general from roads or houses do you...
  7. Thread: Bee Boom

    by Double_Bee
    Replies
    1
    Views
    1,020

    Bee Boom

    Have been thinking about purchasing a Bee Boom, yet can't seem to find one anywhere on the web. Any suggestions???
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    843

    Re: Nebraska Beekeepers Sound Off!

    Are you on second cut yet
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,033

    Re: Surprise, HONEY!

    Hadn't tasted it yet, I'm sure it is clover it just seems like there isn't enough around here for that. mostly road ditches
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,033

    Surprise, HONEY!

    Here in central Nebraska we have been having an odd year. In our area we rely mostly on alfalfa which requires a hot semi dry period to produce much honey. We make the bulk of our honey in July but...
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    843

    Re: Nebraska Beekeepers Sound Off!

    It is too wet around here for the Alfalfa, 9 inches so far in June
  12. Replies
    5
    Views
    622

    Re: Nebraska Beekeepers on this site?

    I'm in Gothenburg, about 60 miles west of Kearney.
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    843

    Nebraska Beekeepers Sound Off!

    A thread for Nebraska beekeepers to sound off on how their seasons are going so far!
  14. Replies
    5
    Views
    622

    Nebraska Beekeepers on this site?

    Just curious if there are any other Nebraska based beekeepers on the site, be it commercial or hobbiest. Would like to chat. Thanks in advance,

    Lance
  15. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,328

    Re: shipping container for super storage

    We gas ours to deal with all pests.
  16. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,328

    Re: shipping container for super storage

    We use dry vans and have had no problem as of yet for the past 5 years.
  17. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,779

    Re: Oxalic Acid Treatment- Varroa Drench

    Jim I think it probably would be better, we just always have syrup around
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,779

    Re: Oxalic Acid Treatment- Varroa Drench

    When you are treating 2000 hives at a time, you tend to treat them all the same so 40 ml is as good an estimate as any.
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,779

    Re: Oxalic Acid Treatment- Varroa Drench

    Given that oxalic isn't a standard treatment, I find it ridiculous for you to call this recipe terrible. There is no standard. Just because Randy Oliver says to use 3.5% doesn't mean you have too....
  20. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,779

    Oxalic Acid Treatment- Varroa Drench

    Oxalic: Varroa Mite Treatment

    Ingredients:

    3 Gallons of Corn Syrup
    1.2 Gallons of Water
    20 oz of Oxalic Acid

    Directions:
  21. Replies
    293
    Views
    204,947

    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Just wanted to add that we got a record high of 200 per hive on almonds this year on one contract. That is the highest we have ever seen for ourselves, don't know about any one else.
  22. Java update causing problems with chat- Remedy

    The newest Java update is causing multiple users to be unable to access the pop of chat feature. To remedy the problem each user must navigate to the JAVA control panel on their selected...
  23. Thread: Bee Blogs

    by Double_Bee
    Replies
    25
    Views
    12,402

    Re: Bee Blogs

    I would love to read through all of your suggestions. read mine if you would and send suggestions to my email!
    blog: http://doublebeehoneyfarm.blogspot.com
    email: bodfieldlm@gmail.com
  24. Thread: Bee Blogs

    by Double_Bee
    Replies
    25
    Views
    12,402

    Re: Bee Blogs

    I would love to read/guest write on anyones blog. It is so fun to share experience. If anyone would like to add to mine I would love to share!
  25. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,205

    Re: New Hummer Bee

    We have bought to trailers from them. We added some stuff to them but we love them
Results 1 to 25 of 41
Page 1 of 2 1 2