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    Re: Colony Losses In The Southeastern States

    Hi Scott - I went into winter with 28 hives and 6 nucs. I go into winter with Lauri's candy board recipe on all hives that are light on Thanksgiving (I weigh all hives). I winter in a deep and a...
  2. Re: Actually considering a little honey theft LOL

    I am seeing a lot of nectar and new comb in the Atlanta area. Surprised me how much activity I saw over the weekend. Tons of brood and hives were full.
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    Re: Where to buy Uncoated white clover seeds

    I have used these folks in the past:

    http://www.sharpseed.com/uses.php
  4. Re: Beekeeper wanted for large operation in Northern CA

    Guess following directions is not a prerequisite. :scratch:
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    Re: New beek from middle Georgia

    Welcome Bill. Sounds like you well on your way to a great start.
  6. Re: Crikey, could this be a world record SHB kill?

    Anyone else having trouble getting the honeybeeworld link to open?
  7. Re: Crikey, could this be a world record SHB kill?

    x3
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    Re: How do YOU mix 50 gallons of syrup?

    Tractor Supply 65 gallon tank. Already threaded for valve. You can hook up a 12volt battery pump and fill feeders directly in the yard. $300 total investment in setup. Or if you want gravity flow and...
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    Re: New to the neighborhood from Atlanta

    Sorry - GBA (Georgia Beekeepers Association)
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    Re: New to the neighborhood from Atlanta

    Check the GBA website - you should be able to find someone local selling nucs or packages where you can pick them up. Make sure you place your order early to get on their early delivery / pickup ...
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    Re: New to the neighborhood from Atlanta

    Welcome Mark. How far outside Atlanta?
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    Re: Corn Syrup/Bleach

    I use 5 ml per gallon for sugar syrup based on a previous post that referenced Randy Oliver. 55 gallon x 5 = 275 ml. 1 cup = 236 ml. So roughly 1 1/4 cup.
  13. Re: How far will bees travel over open water ?

    Until they get tired and fall in.:lpf:
  14. Thread: Bulk Sugar

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    Re: Bulk Sugar

    I checked Costco last weekend and they were priced at $8.59 for 25# or $0.3436 per pound.
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    Re: New in Villa Rica Georgia

    Welcome Gerg1. I have seen a few members posting from your neighborhood. Shouldn't be too hard to find someone to shadow.
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    Re: Honey tastes like coffee??

    Not operating yet BUT....

    The new Augusta plant, Starbucks’ fifth manufacturing facility in the United States, will be the company’s first owned and operated facility in the world to produce...
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    Re: Green Drone Frames

    Bid,

    I have the green drone frames and hate them. I find it hard to manage by pulling the frames and transferring to freezer and replacing - especially in the out yards. Also find the plastic...
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    Re: How do you know if they've swarmed?

    The neighbor across the road from one of your outwards calls you and says "Hey. Got some of your bees up in my camper trailer." Problem - they swarmed in early May.:pinch:
  19. Re: What to do with 10+ queen cells on multiple frames?

    Hi Awebber,

    I attended a session at Young Harris Bee Institute put on by the University of Georgia. The speaker in this session talked about how the oldest queen cell may have been made from an...
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    Re: Broke-T Queens (Johnny Thompson)

    I am very happy with the queens ordered from Johnny this year. Plan to order more next year.
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    Re: Too late in the year to start a hive?

    J - My advice would be to find a local bee club and start attending meetings. Then find someone you can shadow (i.e. mentor) and learn as much as possible. You may even be able to talk your mentor...
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    Re: Well, Greetings Everyone, from Georgia!

    Actually - MABA meets the second Wednesday of every month.
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    Re: Yet another newcomer from Georgia!

    Welcome Neighbor
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    Re: Hello from south of Atlanta

    Welcome to the site and to beekeeping.
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    Modern Farmer - Bee Week

    Hello All,

    Not sure if anyone else came across this but Modern Farmer is devoting a week to the honey bee. Site has 3 or 4 articles on honey, honey bees, and beekeeping. Thought y'all might...
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