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  1. Re: these are parked outside my house right now...(derailment)

    http://missoulian.com/crews-dismantling-boeing-fuselages-pulled-from-clark-fork/article_d99e81e0-1386-11e4-93eb-0019bb2963f4.html
    i really hate to see my name in the paper, and the last part quoted...
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    Re: montana beekeepers (legislation)

    the exact problem they think they are solving is.....they think people who sell at farmers markets don't report income and thus don't pay their share of taxes. Unless it's honey packers writing the...
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    Re: montana beekeepers (legislation)

    they called me last week and said " you are out of compliance for honey" i have a food license for other things, "we are going to come to the saturday farmers market and shut you down." i spent 6.5...
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    montana beekeepers (legislation)

    i'm copying this from a local beeclubs website. they really seem to be flexing their muscles lately.
    "Just a reminder that DPHHS has scheduled a Public Hearing in Helena on July 21 at 10:00
    to hear...
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    Re: Online beekeeping courses?

    i have a hands on beginner course i'm offering this summer. it's really affordable. includes lodging, and you can read all my beekeeping books while you are here. but you'll have to put up with my...
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    Re: Please Help Me with Yellow Jackets.

    search yj traps and yellow jackets in these archives. there are lots of ideas there. i use the yellow plastic pheremone traps, and bait them every few days with the oldest meat from my freezer. they...
  7. these are parked outside my house right now...(derailment)

    http://missoulian.com/news/local/work-begins-to-remove-boeing-fuselages-from-the-clark-fork/article_6bc53568-056e-11e4-a2eb-0019bb2963f4.html
    the derailment happened about 3 miles away, but we are...
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    Re: Weird thing happened...

    i got off the interstate close to home once and stopped at the stop sign at the bottom of the ramp. no cars were coming but right in the middle of the road in front of me was a decent size trout. i...
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    Re: Montana beekeepers , questions

    it is a shorter season and some of the stuff you hear others doing doesn't work well here. if your hives are a certain size by a certain time they will do great,(big hives during these first hot days...
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    Re: Vinyard a good place to put hives or not?

    if it's the ten spoons winery, a missoula guy does have a hive or two there. its not me.
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    Re: Bee removal ideas

    you know how many trips are involved in mudding, taping, texturing, priming, painting, replacing some trim that needs to match the bedroom set. is that texture the same? whats that on the carpet? i...
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    Re: Why are people moving away from SBB

    i don't think they are good in cold climates. i don't think gravity prevents varroa from returning to the broodnest. i think a sbb (double screen) is good for putting a small single over a strong...
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    Re: Almonds 2014....Losses???

    the commercial people all went out of business. lost everything in almonds. my hives (80) got sprayed but came out of it all right. a few people had big losses, most people seemed to do fine.
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    Re: Hobby means 1 or 2 hives....

    it sounds like you need to find the balance between really strong and swarming strong. thats a lot of work to be at one hive. not that i do better.
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    Re: Cold and rainy weather/ inspection

    i don't open them up for 10 days after a queen is introduced. that might be overkill but i get good acceptance. only exception is if i'm worried the candy was hard and they wouldn't be able to...
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    Re: Installed nucs , wow crazy bees!

    any stings? congats on getting started.
  17. Re: Help on hanging 5 frame wooden nucs in trees for bait hives

    i have a welder friend who makes tree stands, the archery kind.
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    Re: Built my first hives today!

    don't i know you? the very best beekeeper in the whole wide world? hives look good.
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    Re: type of queen is this

    i find it interesting that none of the attending workers in the photos posted have the cordovan coloring.
  20. Thread: Truck Tires

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    Re: Truck Tires

    yokohama geolandars. load range E. i drive in a lot of snow, and dirt roads.
  21. Re: I really like this song by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

    check out a list of who daniel lanois has produced music for. he's impressive there as well.
  22. Re: I really like this song by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

    avett brothers, modest mouse, and daniel lanois. i really like the first song in this link.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjgVzy7wr_s
  23. Re: How often if ever do you do frame by frame inspections?

    providing them room when they need it. keeping the brood nest from getting honey bound.
  24. Re: How often if ever do you do frame by frame inspections?

    whenever i open a hive up. i usually remove an outer frame to see whats there, then the next one or two until i get a good look at the brood pattern. it also matters where the brood chamber starts....
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    Re: Buckeye is blooming hard.

    i'm really happy with the hives i brought home. no sign of brood loss, and they are going strong.
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