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  1. Re: Honey Hive Farms, Give away!!! Win One of Three Prizes for 2014!!!

    I'm in. Donate to daughter.She is 2nd year 4h.
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    Question about Homemade Swarm Lure?

    In my years of beekeeping I have culled plenty of mature queen cells now that I am setting swarm traps and having luck I have seen beekeepers like fat beeman take culled queens and put them in...
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    Re: Sugar Prices

    Bought sugar yesterday at Costco in Winchester VA for .43 cents a pound they pulled or sold out the US Sugar and had Imperial Sugar which probably the cadillac of sugar.Alblancer went Restaurant...
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    Re: Sugar Prices

    I reported in a later post Costco was selling it last week for .46 cents a pound maybe my Winchester VA store will be selling for the same price as Nashville I will be there tomorrow.Anybody that...
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    Re: Frustrated in Richmond, VA

    Hey Rob I have to agree with astro on selling cutouts I would at least get them through the first winter before I sold them then you could admit they were survivor bees I.E. no-brainer. Before I...
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    Current Sugar Price

    Was in Costco yesterday(1-25-13) 50 Lb. Bag of US Sugar pure cane was 22.99 broke down to about .46 cents a pound that's as cheap as I have seen food grade sugar in a while. Will buy several hundred...
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    SHB Attractant Paste

    Where can you find and buy SHB tube paste attractant for traps that John Pluta & R Russell sell on their Websites? Any Ideas. Thanks.
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    Re: Swarm Expert Advice

    Thanks for the advice MB, When is the best time to get the traps out a month before swarming couple weeks,week ? I guess entrance direction makes no difference.
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    Swarm Expert Advice

    Been around Beekeeping a number of years but not swarm trapping and with the current prices to start a colony this is starting to look good. I have caught swarms in deadouts and those brown pulp...
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    Package Bee Supplies

    This may be a question for the Commercial forum, But where do Package Bee Producers buy there crates,funnels,queen cages and etc is there a web site or supplier? Thanks.
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    Re: D Shaped Handles

    Thanks for the info guys,I don't have a drill press so I am going to have to use so type of hand held tool to do it with. Safety first. Thanks. Phillip.
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    D Shaped Handles

    I have some supers with the square handles in them and want to chage them to D shaped so water will drain better, What kind of grinding wheel can I buy to put in a drill to make these handles that is...
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    Re: Sugar prices hitting record highs

    Bought some yesterday cheap as I can find it is retail is .50 a pound and that at dollar general but it's in 4 pound bags and you have to buy so many. Walmart is selling 25 lbs bags in the mid 11.00...
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    Re: How do you pronounce "Dadant"?

    Hamebone is pretty close that is the way I have heard there employees answer the phone but I have always said dad-dant.
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