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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    We live in interesting and arduous times, as do the bees we keep.So when oil was $140 a barrel and honey 2.25/lb, were they overvalued?
    How can we go from a world shortage of honey to what appears...
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    Re: Hive Theft ring busted in Weedpatch

    Heard that over in Saudia Arabia they cut your hand off for stealing, now heard there are a few people walking around over their with one hand missing, but very few walking around with both hands...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    CHINA changes countries for their transshipped honey quicker than CFIA can change label laws,How long has Billy Bee's chinese/Canadian blend been around, thats how long Ive been telling them to...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    High prices are cured by lower prices,low prices are cured by higher prices

    http://issuu.com/irwinharlton/docs/fraud_suspicion__spanish_honey

    Interesting that this slop packer was in such a...
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    Re: $1.75 Honey

    http://issuu.com/irwinharlton/docs/fraud_suspicion__spanish_honey

    Can't wait till we have TTP passed, than China won't have to ship its honey to Europe, Spain, Ukraine,etc
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    Re: Poster Child

    " Never judge a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes" I know Dave, he does a lot of pollinating, a likeable,knowledgeable. fellow.Perhaps he spends more time truck driving...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Judging by the amount of honey imports into the US and Canada,and a large carryover in the US, we are into a race to the bottom for the price of honey, and the packer with the most can usually sell...
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    Re: $1.75 Honey

    US large packer confirmed ,CANADIAN HONEY OFFERED AT 1.25 US,delivered, =1.83 Canadian, less freight,duty, customs brokerage
    No takers ,or very little moving...............large carryover in the...
  9. Re: Varroa mites on bees. Many years ago 1/3 of the mites were sitting on bees while

    Thank you,
    JWChesnut
    good analysis of this

    If the time period mites were living on the bees was getting shorter and they were spending more time breeding in the cells ,during our winter...
  10. Varroa mites on bees. Many years ago 1/3 of the mites were sitting on bees while 2/3

    What do you think of this theory

    http://www.elgon.es/diary/?p=799
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    Re: What is the per hive value?

    Sorry Mark......................just trying to call em as I see em, life's a gamble, keeping bees even more risky
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    Re: What is the per hive value?

    ONE prognosis of the industry states

    The general understanding, which is
    developing throughout the honey world,
    is if a point of stability in prices is not
    reached soon, prices will continue...
  13. Re: Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    Good thread, good information, using a STEINEL Industrial Heat Gun with home made vaporizing pot, killing mites according to my sticky boards, but mite population cannot be too high cause I don't see...
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    Re: sqkcrk goes south for Winter 2015-16

    Barring any unforeseen difficulties and any future losses you should have not much trouble making up up your losses from the live bees.
    Was there anything you think caused the majority of the...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    From International Honey Report nov 2015 ,by Ron Phipps

    The general understanding, which is
    developing throughout the honey world,
    is if a point of stability in prices is not
    reached soon,...
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    Re: 12 volt Electric feed pump

    http://www.honeybeeworld.com/misc/syrup/feed.htm

    Allan Dick's site, he modified it to run off his truck battery,while truck motor ran to prevent a dead battery, quite operation?,efficient?, I'll ...
  17. Re: How do you get 180-200 lbs of honey per hive??

    What is the effect of smoke in the air,environment, from Forrest fires, on honey production, noticed that it was listed in the ABJ as a cause of a shorter crop in the mid US ...
  18. Re: How do you get 180-200 lbs of honey per hive??

    Doesn't matter how much bloom you got out there, if you don 't have the weather and the bee population
    , you are not going to get a bumper crop, this summer, wind,stifling hot humid weather that...
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    Re: Mated, laying queens for sale

    do you ship to Canada?.......jump thru the hoops
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    honey is a commodity, ... but there is no futures market in honey

    http://www.miningweekly.com/article/all-commodity-price-indices-to-decline-in-2015-world-bank-2015-07-22

    Agricultural prices...
  21. Re: Western Canada Honey Production Progress

    I find it amazing that in one year we can go from a world wide shortage of white and coloured honey to a glut of white honey, am thinking that the US economy is not quite as healthy as it appears to...
  22. Re: Oxalic Acid Vaporization - Questions and Answers

    better take that 2% times 2 ,CAUSE THE OTHER HALF OF THE MITES ARE INSIDE THE BROOD CELLS, so actually you got 4% mites
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Your not the only one sitting on honey, heard two keepers in ND sitting on 2 million lbs
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Jim, last years initial; was .80 cents and another .30 dec 1, this year could possibly be similar, Sue also had a carry over, they probably usually carry 5-6 million lbs of packed honey inventory at...
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    Re: Hauling bees

    http://www.kijiji.ca/v-heavy-trucks/calgary/2015-peterbilt-389/1097933067


    cheaper than Borscht
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