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    Re: general info on fall flow in ne arkansas

    Should have a good fall flow this year since it hasnt been as dry this year. the previous comment was correct about goldenrod. my bees still working havent had much of a dearth so far in sw arkansas
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    Re: bees left one hive for another?

    I imagined drifting as a few bees here and there accidently going to the wrong hive. I never imagined every single bee picking up and moving next door
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    Re: bees left one hive for another?

    no other discussion?
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    Re: bees left one hive for another?

    yes they had brood and eggs i used rubberbands to attach pieces of comb to 5 frames
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    bees left one hive for another?

    i did a cut out 2 days ago and put bees along with comb in a hive. today the hive is empty but the one next to it doubled in population. it seems they adopted the other queen as their own i have...
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    Re: First trap out - advice needed

    screen
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    Re: beetle trap, wax moth trap

    more details ....what are you baiting it with is it possible that your attracting them to your bee yard or maybe you hope to catch them all ?
  8. Thread: Earwigs eat SHB?

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    Re: Earwigs eat SHB?

    You may be on to something here i did some research and earwigs are omniverous they will eat some small insects so i would say its possible
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    Re: mentor needed in Arkansas!

    Sw arkansas here wouldnt mind talking
  10. Re: Hive exterminated in neighborhood... will my bees die?

    Couldnt you gather up the comb and dispose of it along with hosing down the area
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    Re: Ultimate Hive Cover Problem (Ants)

    Just as lenorads suggested cinnamon is an excellent ant deterent and safe for bees
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    Re: yard treatments that are bee friendly

    Look into neem oil i have been useing it with good luck for other pest but not sure about june bugs
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    bee yard available

    I have 20 acres in sw Arkansas that I would be willing to let someone keep their bees on. I would like to work this out on some type of barter where the person keeping bees there could work on the...
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    Re: roundup post by randy oliver on bee-l

    jim and Andrew I see there is more out there about this ingram story I was not aware of that thanks for pointing this out. the point I was trying to make disregarding the ingram story is that roundup...
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    Re: roundup post by randy oliver on bee-l

    http://www.realfarmacy.com/illinois-illegally-seizes-bees-resistant-to-monsantos-roundup-kills-remaining-queens/

    that's the link to the article I was talking about. :ws:
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    Re: roundup post by randy oliver on bee-l

    interesting fact... the company that makes roundup, Monsanto, is the same company that made agent orange, also a herbicide that caused many health problems for those exposed to it. Monsanto is also...
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    Re: HELP! Package install bearding!

    My bees beard alot i think they are just prone to do that and i have never seen bearding to that extent my guess is they are about to abscond on you if you dont do something quick
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    Re: killed half a swarm today

    Smh..... i got a good laugh out of this one
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    Re: Girls not using bars

    I melted some beeswax and used a small paint brush to "paint" wax on my top bars. the bees went right to work drawing comb on them with no troubles. it may be worth a try for you
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    Re: Reversing Honey Supers?

    I was just thinking about trying this very thing. hopefully this thread will get more replies
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    Re: tbh blown over in storm

    thanks for sharing :applause: the next one I build will have some of these ideas built in
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    Re: Hello from Cabot Arkansas

    hello cabot I am from sw Arkansas close to Texarkana I have 5 langs and one tbh if your in the area sometime come by and talk bees and check out my apiary. welcome and good luck
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    Re: insect control in the garden

    neem oil
  24. Thread: Honeysukle

    by mann
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    Re: Honeysukle

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIX5gaDnt7U here is a quick video I took, our bees love honeysuckle
  25. Thread: smoke

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    Re: smoke

    I was thinking some type of chemical poisoning yet you say the yard hasn't been sprayed with anything so I don't have a clue :scratch:
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