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  1. Thread: What's New?

    by CharlieN
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    Re: What's New?

    :lpf: The image that comes to mind reading this....... Thanks Mark, for reminding me of the fun we used to have as kids doing some, well, interesting things....

    Charlie
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    Re: What is your prefered breed of bee?

    :) Newman's Ridge eh? :)

    I like whatever lives through the spring, summer, fall, winter and survives my attention. The bees I have are a melting pot of everything passing through our area in the...
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    Re: 2012 Location? MO? IL? KY?

    I also.. only a couple hours away...

    Charlie
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    Re: Bee attack kills 1,000 pound hog is Arizona

    Dad raised some pretty big hogs in Reynolds County Mo but nothing that big :)

    Mark, "Affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person" is one of the first signatures I've ever...
  5. Re: Beekeepers in Beaverton or Washington county Oregon

    Wish I had checked the forums earlier... I was in Portland yesterday after spending Friday/Saturday in Newport... :( bummer.... Now in Idaho headed for Wyoming....
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    Re: Bees just look poor this time of year?

    Ours all went down the drain this year.... We've had several deadouts and have started feeding. No honey this year. What they had built up in the supers by the middle / end of June was gone by last...
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    Re: Killed a hive yesterday

    For what it's worth the URL to the most recent information that I know is on the USDA.gov site @

    http://www.ars.usda.gov/Research/docs.htm?docid=11059&page=6
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    Re: Honey gone. What happened?

    It's the same with most the hives I have as well. I'm going to have to start feeding next week and arrange for them to be fed while I'm gone because of how everything has dried up over here.. Rain...
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    Re: The feelings of Bees.

    HOOOOOGGGAAAANNNN!!!! :) Still watch that I does... Comes on RTV in our area....

    My bees have feelings, I'm convinced of it. They feel enjoyment, pleasure and just a tad bit of smugness..
    ...
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    Re: Ultra breeze suits?!

    I love mine... My wife wants to know where hers is... I told her I'll order her one on our way back from Oregon next month so it will be waiting on her when we start getting things ready for fall.....
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    Re: Ever eaten too much honey??

    Happened a time or two when extracting...... The result?

    Proverbs 25:16 Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
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    Re: What to do about Grasshoppers?

    Chickens or Guineas - if you don't mind the noise I think Guineas are the best - and they make wonderful watch birds... NOTHING can come around without them alerting you.
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    Re: What do you take with you when pulling honey

    Looked good 2nd week in June but since the dry / heat hit and everything dried up they're quickly consuming what they built up until then.

    Unless the drought breaks in the next couple weeks we...
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    Re: What do you take with you when pulling honey

    Well, you could ask my brother but it's not wise to mention the time he came out to the yard we were working with a open can and set it down on the top of a hive.... Next drink...WHAM!

    Almost...
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    Re: The Bee Whisperer and the Benevolent Bee

    We often sit in the yard under shade trees within 10-15 feet of the hives in our front yard with our grandchildren and the bees rarely even act like we exist beyond sniffing around our glasses of tea...
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    Re: The Bee Whisperer and the Benevolent Bee

    I have to agree. My kids learned when they were little and my grandchildren are learning that just because we were able to work bees one time with no problems doesn't mean those same bees won't run...
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    Re: ultra breeze suit

    Having to working bees @ 95+ this year - LOVE IT!
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    Re: Feeding Honey vs. Sugar Syrup or HFCS

    I like to leave enough honey for the bees but am not adverse to feeding Sugar if/when needed - one can't always figure the weather :).

    HFCS isn't available around here that I am aware of (but...
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    Re: Feeding Honey vs. Sugar Syrup or HFCS

    I thought this was about survival of bees and feeding honey vs sugar (syrup) or HFCS?. Don't see how it becomes a 'slip of the feed'. Wouldn't the same practice be consistent good times and bad?
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    Re: Fermented Honey - Mind over Matter

    "Paranoia strikes deep.....
    Into your life it will creep....." Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield ) 1967
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    Re: Colony in a shed

    Them's some nice lookin bees Barry... Was the shed connected to the house? Talk about an observation hive :)
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    Re: Feeding Honey vs. Sugar Syrup or HFCS

    They sting too! :) Or at least they do here in Arkansas......
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    Re: Vibration Question

    Had 20 or so hives next to tree line along a creek less than 40 yards from tracks for years with no problems.... yet.. :)
  24. Thread: Sugar Prices

    by CharlieN
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    Re: Sugar Prices

    .53 here.
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    Re: Summer ventilation increases honey yield

    :lpf: Sounds like my oldest granddaughter :)

    heaflaw, you can look here http://website.lineone.net/~dave.cushman/nateke.html

    Regards,

    Charlie
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