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    Re: 37 million bees dead

    Just look around. 600 colonies here 50 there 100 some where else and so fourth. It all ads up to disaster. Bee keeping is a disaster around the world and will only get worse unless something is done...
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    Re: 37 million bees dead

    Waken up. Disaster is here
  3. Re: 600 Hives Lost in Ontario--CCD/Neonics Suspected Cause

    The wild flowers are great source of forage so long as the seeds are not treated with neonics. I have questioned several here in NC about the seed treatment. People that should know but no one has an...
  4. Re: 25,000 bumblebees killed, dropping from trees in Wilsonville; pesticide suspected

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/20/bees-dead-oregon-target-_n_3472870.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular
    I am old and half blind please count the bees in the pictures in the url posted and tell me if...
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    Re: American Persimmon trees

    American Persimmons require not just two trees, but male and female. I don't know how you can tell them apart but there is a way. I have one tree that is covered with flowers every year but bears...
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    Re: Wasps, live and let live or kill them all?

    Large European hornets are in every state east of the Mississippi. Came to the US around 1840, honey bee killers will also hunt and kill large worker bees bumble bees and wasps. I live in the woods...
  7. Re: Monsanto & Bayer Working On Varroa Mite Solutions

    25 years ago there was still a lot of feral bees spread across the us. There were feral hives (bee trees)in every fence row and wood lot. The commercial bees were in completion with there feral...
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    Re: Monsanto GMO products contribute to ccd

    The proof is out there (face It)
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    Re: Bees not Foraging (Help Please)

    Poppy, I have several baited traps out. Saw bees at both locations in early April but don't have anything yet. Black berries, poplar and multiflora rose all in bloom. I think it is all the wet...
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    Re: Monsanto GMO products contribute to ccd

    99% of the public do not know the kinds of poison that Monsanto ,Bayer and Syngenta are producing in the name of food production and gardening and lawn products. All they know are that they work as...
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    Re: Cheap lumber

    Michael, If you have lots of black locust take of advantage of it. It makes some of the best spring honey to be had if you can steel a little from your bees.
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    Re: Crepe Myrtle Nectar?

    We have some of the deep pink Crepe Myrtle here in Lenoir NC not sure if it hybrid or not. I have seen it loaded down in late July.
  13. Re: Coming soon to a theatre near you: 'pesti-side story'

    :p:D:no::lpf:
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    Re: NY Times Article on CCD

    A glut of bees. I wont hold my breadth.
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    Re: The Australian Distraction Defense

    Keep it up Borderbeeman, You have pointed out the facts time after time on this fourm . One day before it's it late these American neonics supporters will waken up, I hope. I love bees. Once again I...
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    Nuclear radiation

    I ran into a tidbit of information yesterday wile reading an article on the Chernobyl reactor meltdown. The writer said that this area is nearly devoid of all butterflies, grasshoppers and bees. We...
  17. Re: Researchers recreate bee collapse with pesticide-laced corn syrup

    Thank you Michael. To you readers who are following this thread please read a little more on BT Toxins.
  18. Re: Researchers recreate bee collapse with pesticide-laced corn syrup

    Just think how much food we eat with high fructose corn syrup in it. Kind of scary isn't. The next generation will be a bunch of babbling idiots that wont be able to find there way home. Maybe this...
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    neonicotinoid pesticides

    Just today there was an article in the news on Honey Bee disappearance, CCD. Pull Wikipedia on the web and read what they have say about Neonictinoid Pesticides (acetamiprid, clothianidin,...
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    venting winter moisture build up

    Since I am new to bee keeping. I have not experinced the problems that I hear of. I under stand that winter moisture buildup is a large problem on THBs. I have 2 traps out and waiting. Mean wile I am...
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    Re: entrance location

    Tomas, I enjoyed your pictrues. I especially liked the sugar feeder frame. I had the same idea only I was going to 1/4 inch hardware cloth in stead if the wire. Does it work well or does the sugar...
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    entrance location

    I am a newbee at bee keeping and hoping to catch a feral swarm.I have built 2 top bar traps. It is a little early but they are out and baited. Better early than late. My hive is built on the same...
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    hello from north carolina

    I have always been facinated by honey bees since I was a kid. I was introduced to feral honey bee swarm 8 years ago by accident.
    I was given 2 small raccons to raise and set free by a wildlife...
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