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  1. Help for 'some' of Ohio's Bees, NRCS program to help in bee habitat creation

    This message was sent today from the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (oeffa.org):

    Contact: Chris Coulon
    614-255-2471



    HELP FOR OHIO’S HONEYBEES

    New program offered in 24...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Columbus Ohio (Central Ohio) 43017
    rainy days, 5/21/2014,
    pretty sure it was tossed from one of my hives.
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    Re: Would you send it back?

    Send it back and ask for return postage refund in an enclosed note.
    That is terrible given the price.
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    Re: Hi from Ohio

    I'm nearby in Dublin. Welcome !
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    Re: Coexisting with backyard hives

    My hive is 25' from my back door on the lot line. Typical medium suburban lot.
    I do everything in my yard without them ever paying me any attention, including mowing the lawn.
  6. Re: Honey Hive Farms, Give away!!! Win One of Three Prizes for 2014!!!

    It's not A winner.
    There are THREE winners !
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    Re: deeps vs mediums

    I too run 100% 8 frame mediums.
    Having only one size of hive and frame makes life much easier.
    This is especially true now that you can get darn near any 'accessory' in 8 frame size from the major...
  8. Re: BeeSource Drawing - Win a Maxant 3100H2 Extractor!

    I second that comment.
    I HATE it when anyone only allow participation via facebook.
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    Re: Hogg half comb refills

    Mr. Danenhower will sell directly if you are willing to pick it up at his home in PA.
    I wrote him directly about it and that was his reply.
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    Re: Do I wire mediaum frames?

    I run both wire on all my medium frames. It seems to me that running one is just as much work as running both.
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    Re: Upper entrance ?'s

    I use this ventilation inner cover that has an upper entrance.
    http://www.honeyrunapiaries.com/store/all-season-inner-cover-frame-p-266.html
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    I open the upper entrance for the winter and will...
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    Re: Places in Ohio to buy hive boxes

    I have also bought from Barry and his wife and they seemed like very good folks.
    They also stock 8 frame gear which is what I use.
  13. Re: My Screened hive top feeder: How to recycle empty packages

    Yep, it appears they are also available at Betterbee.
    http://www.betterbee.com/Products?search=bhp1+beemax

    Here's the rub, they sell them in single quantities at Betterbee, but only in quantities...
  14. Re: My Screened hive top feeder: How to recycle empty packages

    Yes, that is why I asked. I don't see them for sale at Mann Lake either.
  15. Re: My Screened hive top feeder: How to recycle empty packages

    on a tangent..
    Who/Where are the entrance enclosure you show in the second picture?
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    Re: Engineers and Bees

    BS, Computer Science, OSU.
    Master Engineer at HP.

    Yep, nerd alert.
  17. Re: Ohio Beekeepers - Check Your Hive Weights

    Are you suggesting mountain camp sugar method?
  18. Re: Why doesn't everybody make their own equipment?

    Are they glued? Your workmanship looks very nice.

    It's like most things in life. It's a question of time. I have a full wood shop, but buy alot of my woodenware so I have time for other things.
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    Re: Hi from Ohio

    There is a great beekeeping tradition here in Ohio with lots of suppliers !
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    Re: Plastic Honey Bears and Jars

    This is the same debate that has raged regarding sports water bottles.
    The good news is that BPA is now out of most products and is the first question I'd ask to any plastic bear manufacturer.
    ...
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    Re: Insulated top cover- plans

    I use this same cover and am very happy with it.
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    Re: New for 2014 - Bag 'O Bee Food

    Hmmm, that is too bad.
    I'm not going to pay shipping to ship across town.
    So, please post the meetings you plan to attend.
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    Re: New for 2014 - Bag 'O Bee Food

    Do you offer local pickup in order to avoid shipping?
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    Re: Unassemble Box Pricing

    I'd give them a call.
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    Re: Unassemble Box Pricing

    IF you are willing to assemble 'dadoed' boxes vs. the more traditional 'finger-joint' boxes, then you can save about 50% on your box purchases at Honey Run Apiary here in Ohio.
    While these boxes are...
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