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  1. Re: Jerry Hayes parting shot to florida beekeepers

    rwurster ..How is this a favor?
  2. Re: Jerry Hayes parting shot to florida beekeepers

    [QUOTE=Rader Sidetrack;845549]I don't live in Florida, so its easy for me to say this, but the solution is to charge for something other than removing the bees. Sell the homeowner something at a...
  3. Jerry Hayes parting shot to florida beekeepers

    From: The Florida State Beekeepers Association

    Subject: Honey Bee Removal as Pest Control in Florida

    The following has been released through various informational outlets:

    Monday, July 30,...
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    Re: Severe Reaction

    Heat is the problem.
  5. Thread: Wax Moths

    by suncoast
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    Re: Wax Moths

    If you are using plastic foundation, I clean off the mess & recoat the frames with extra wax. The rest of the hive is good to use again.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    And the race is on, Got the first swarm of the season Thursday close to the bay. The girls don’t know what to do with this weather. Looked at hive yesterday that has been in the carport for three...
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    Re: Encouraging Colony to Move

    (I love my bees and never advocate killing them if it can be prevented..... That being said - as soon as you start talking about things like cranes and professional help and the liability of that...
  8. Re: Heathland Beekeeping, 8 Youtube videos of skep beekeeping

    Thanks for the link.
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    Re: How long is Queen good in mail?

    (Had one in the mail for 11 days.)
    She would never make it down here in the heat of summer.
  10. Thread: polariscope

    by suncoast
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    Re: polariscope

    This is for judging honey.
  11. Re: Buying old used equipment or stay with new?

    Why pick up a problem that may wipe out everything you have?
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    Re: How long is Queen good in mail?

    One day in the heat could ruin a queen. She may still be alive but will she be viable? You may not know for several weeks. Where did you order her from? I will never use the USPS again; the last...
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    Re: Pellet Smoker Fuel

    I like to use a strip of cardbord curled up with the pellets in the center. Works fine for starting the pellets and makes a nice smoke :thumbsup:
  14. Free Beginner Beekeeping class Sarasota, Florida.

    2011 Beginner Beekeeping Workshop
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    Members of the UF Master Beekeeping program will have a beginner beekeeping workshop at the Phillippi Estates Park...
  15. Beginner Beekeeping Class Sarasota Fl. 2/26/11

    2011 Beginner Beekeeping Workshop :)
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    Members of the UF Master Beekeeping program will have a workshop at the Warm Mineral Springs, Florida. On Saturday...
  16. Thread: Please help!

    by suncoast
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    Re: Please help!

    Find a local bee club and ask for some help.:) Get some frames and cut that comb off the top & rubber band them to each frame.
    Next time if you stay with beekeeping buy from a reliable source.
    ...
  17. Thread: trapout

    by suncoast
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    Re: trapout

    One box is enough; sounds like you donít have anything to lose. You may have a hard time finding a queen now but, you have a month to do a trap out that may change. Feeding them canít hurt.
    Good...
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    Re: question for florida beekeepers?

    Not enough information, what do have now a nuc, medium, single deep? I am adding supers to all of my hives this week. The girls are building up fast this month and swarm calls have started. :eek:...
  19. Free Beekeeping class Manatee County Florida

    A beginner beekeeping class will be held on February 12, 2011 9:30am at the Manatee County Extension center 1303 17th St West Palmetto, Florida. For more information go to Suncoast Beekeepers.com :)
  20. Re: 2nd Year Goal - Raise Queens and Increase Hives

    Why not get two queens from the same place you get the packages, Split the two you have now and see what you end up with late summer? If the nucs donít thrive combine back to old hive. If all goes...
  21. Re: Splitting winter-combined colonies (Georgia)

    Do you have queens available this early to make a split or nucs? You could put a queen excluder between each box for a week or two then when ready look for eggs.:)
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    Suncoast Beekeepers Meeting Tonight

    Come learn about backyard beekeeping. Itís easy, rewarding and you help the environment.
    Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Northern Trust Community Room in Lakewood...
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    Re: Best way to phase out deep frames...

    Your back will thank you:)
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    Re: bees in the attic- need advice for remove

    This is what I would recomend,:thumbsup: did this all day friday on two cutouts.
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    Re: Two queen hives

    Hi Nevin,
    when are you comming down south ? Lynn is the expert on two queen hives for honey production. Call me for his number.
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