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    Re: Goldenrod vs. Knotweed

    my best golden rod yard, I just pulled all my supers and it was all knot weed honey.
  2. Re: Newbees, Mediums and AFB -- a cautionary tale

    Well for one thing from a study I found once, the main ingredient found as a residue in tested honey was toslin. so most of the commercial beeks using antibiotics to supress AFB are using toslin...
  3. Re: Newbees, Mediums and AFB -- a cautionary tale

    no I would look the other way, since the commercial beekeepers treat for AFB most of the year, they show no symptoms, but they are loaded with AFB. except for Mark, because he says and I believe...
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    Re: Freak Corn

    thats what corn used to look like before they started modifying their DNA. :shhhh:
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    Re: Removing a baby skunk

    no problem buying a rifle or shot gun in N.Y. pistols are another matter completely. but if you have never used one, I'm not sure inside a coup with your wife running around is a good idea.
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    Re: Bearding in the rain and low temps

    In the last week the golden rod kicked in big time, heft the hive, more than likely they are filling up. winter is coming.
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    Re: Removing a baby skunk

    oh definitely, my wife would have sent me in.
  8. Re: Ontario beekeepers suing for $400 million in damages

    If the beeks win, I would guess they will play heck trying to get bee yards near farmers, I know I wouldn't let them near my land if I was a farmer, and would have long discussions with all my farmer...
  9. Re: Newbees, Mediums and AFB -- a cautionary tale

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Maxant uncapping plane

    to adjust the depth of the cut, just change the angle of the plane in regard to the frame. want it deeper, move your wrist further from the frame, want it "less deep" move your wrist closer to the...
  11. Re: Bees under screened Bottom board - swarm?

    :lpf: right current 12 plus next years 12 = 24
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    Re: US to ban GMO s and Neonicotinoids

    not helping your arguments with this one, did the govt and chemical co. know this when they sold it? If so what are they not telling everyone about the GMO's.
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    Re: Sick "Black" Bees

    not bad, having a lot of less dead bees in the hive, and less symptoms. That could be due to the medication, they may be just getting over it, or there could bee just less bees in the hive. ...
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    Re: Sick "Black" Bees

    I have no clue, never had it b/4, my treatment of drenching with Fumidil every 3-4 days has decreased the amount of dead bees, but they are still showing symptoms.
    a friend sent me a paper with a...
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    Re: Sick "Black" Bees

    if these work I'll be amazed but here goes.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-Unp1_Hq30

    dead bees out front, for the squeamish don't watch:)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LWyiJcUPEo
    ...
  16. Re: Spraying pesticides with bees close by

    http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/our_offices/parishes/Evangeline/Features/Agriculture/FallArmywormInvasioninPastures.htm

    Another biological type insecticide to use is one of the Bt insecticides which...
  17. Re: Aha, it's not just me, NH seems to be having a problem with honey supply

    You must have Russians, my Italians would never do such a thing. :applause:
  18. Re: Starting to think beekeepers are cheap. lol

    I think the increase in income since he became president of the ESHPA is the reason he is flush with cash. I've noticed a trend, not sure it's because beeks are cheap or not,but they really prefer...
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    Re: Sick "Black" Bees

    Do you also see dead bees in the hive. I have a hive having the same problem for over a month. the bees monitoring the bees coming in, a large pile of dead bees in front of the hive.
    the brood and...
  20. Re: Long range forcast for another nasty cold winter in central-southeast states, rat

    I read an article a week ago that said the polar vortex would be back in Oct. up here, I said to my self, when did it leave sitting here on 8/15 with my insulated shirt on.
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    Re: uncapping for 100 hives

    here is an older cowens for sale for $900.

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?302286-cowan-uncapper-on-a-10-ft-chain-fed-rack
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    Re: Varroa treatment with honey supers on?

    maqs and hopguardII are two that come to mind.
  23. Thread: Taktic

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    Re: Taktic

    they made it legal before they closed the illegal market and gave you warning that if you get caught using it illegally that they would hammer your. I think they were rather nice for a change.
  24. Re: Q: Too early for a nuc destined for overwintering?

    pretty much all you would want to know

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?189642-Wintering-Nucs
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    Re: SHB Anonymous

    with all the traps out there that I have tried that are not worth anything, the best I have found are inline feeders that I make with two floats in them, after the feed is empty the bees stick the...
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