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  1. Re: Average Transport Cost to haul colonies to almonds.

    Thanks for the input. Shooting for Jan 2015 to send flat bed of my Russians for almond pollination.
  2. Average Transport Cost to haul colonies to almonds.

    What is the average transport cost charged by bee hauling companies to move approximately 800 colonies from east coast to almonds & back (fuel, truck, drivers, equipment). Based on current market...
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    Re: Black Pollen - South Carolina

    For those of you who did not know, one of my customers who purchased some of my Russian nucs I sold him answered my question. Liriodendron tulipifera (yellow poplar or tulip poplar) produces dark...
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    Black Pollen - South Carolina

    I should know what pollen is associated with each species as a
    Botanist, but I don't. The last few days the bees have
    been collecting a dark brown - black pollen. Anyone know
    what species of...
  5. Annual Beekeepers Field Day @ Baton Rouge Bee Lab, Oct. 23, 2010

    The Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics & Physiology Laboratory in Baton Rouge, Louisiana will hold its annual Field Day on Saturday, October 23, 2010. The one-day event will be held at the laboratory...
  6. 49th Louisiana Beekeepers Association Convention Dec 3rd & 4th 2010, Baton Rouge, LA

    The 49th Louisiana Beekeepers Association Convention will be held Friday, December
    3rd and Saturday, December 4th at the Embassy Suites, 4914 Constitution Avenue,
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808. All...
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    Re: SHB in West or Southwest U.S.A.

    My friend, Roy Wilson, of Southwest Bee Supply, http://home.dmv.com/~tbastian/beekeeping/index.htm in Tucson says he has never found SHBs in is operation in the vicinity of Tucson and Three Points,...
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    Re: cinnamon

    I use a company in New York. My Spice Sage: http://www.myspicesage.com/

    Great prices, quality product, fast shipping.

    Great prices on bulk Madagascar vanilla beans for vanilla infused honey,...
  9. 48th Louisiana Beekeepers Association Convention

    The 48th Louisiana Beekeepers Association Convention will be held Friday, December 4th and Saturday, December 5th at the Holiday Inn Bossier, 21015 Old Minden Road, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111. All...
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    Wholesale Taper Prices

    A customer asked to buy bulk 12 inch taper candles and they want them for re-sale, any suggestions on what a wholesale range may be for 12 inch tapers? The store said they previously sold a pair for...
  11. Re: Keeping the Queen excluded without an excluder

    Using an excluder does not always exclude the queen from the honey supers.

    While pulling honey last Saturday, I found 4 colonies where the queen had gone out the bottom entrance in the deep,...
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    I checked some of my colonies on mayhaw...

    I checked some of my colonies on mayhaw pollination contracts a couple weekends ago and my Russians had between 1 and 2 medium supers full of mayhaw nectar. My colonies at the blueberry orchard...
  13. New UPS Regs may affect shipping bees & refunds

    [Federal Register: April 14, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 70)]
    [Proposed Rules]
    [Page 17128-17129]

    SUMMARY: The Postal Service proposes to revise its refund guarantees
    for Express...
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    "and they have to pay a removal expert to get...

    "and they have to pay a removal expert to get them out"

    I wish I lived in your state!!

    Here in Baton Rouge, most people that call me flat out refuse to pay me or any other beekeeper to remove...
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    Early Spring is coming!!! Mayhaws (Crataegus...

    Early Spring is coming!!!

    Mayhaws (Crataegus opaca) are flowering in southeastern Louisiana from south of Franklinton north to Warnerton). You may have some in a wetland nearby. I am pollinating...
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    You would be more successful if you offer product...

    You would be more successful if you offer product diversity. Rather than just a honey CSA, I would also offer spun honey (plain, cinnamon, chocolate, etc.), cut honeycomb, chunk honey, beeswax/honey...
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    Mayhaw (Crataegus opaca) pollination

    Any of you pollinate mayhaws? If so, can you advise the approximate number of colonies per acre for mayhaws? I have a 20-acre mayhaw contract for colonies for late January and February pollination...
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    Swabby and Beewrangler and others, I've...

    Swabby and Beewrangler and others,

    I've purchased Russian nucs from Charlie for the last two years. I'm ordering 5 nucs and 10 queens from him for 2009. I promise you will be very, very...
  19. Meat, Fruit juice, and Jam flavored honey

    Rcvd a call from one of my outyards the other day. The farmer's wife said she was doing her annual late fall cleaning of the deep freezers and pantry. She said she had piled a bunch of freezer...
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    Thanks honeyman. If I didn't have that pesky...

    Thanks honeyman.

    If I didn't have that pesky day job which pays for my pesky house mortgage, I'd come up with my own recipe.

    Maybe Chef Isaac will come up with a great honey candy recipe and...
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    Honey candy

    I believe sometime last year in either American Bee Journal or Bee Culture there was an announcement from the new company that began producing honey candy. The one that had previously produced...
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    Dragonfly, Take a look at the Brazillian bee...

    Dragonfly,

    Take a look at the Brazillian bee suits from Glorybee Foods. ...
  23. Interesting value added product article

    It's amazing what you can find on the web if you look hard enough or you are board enough at work.

    Found this publication on Value added products from the Food and Agriculture Organization of...
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    Still getting many removal calls here in Baton...

    Still getting many removal calls here in Baton Rouge after Gustav said hello to us. I can't belive the number of people that call me and really expect me to cut the bees out of downed trees for free...
  25. Warning to anyone with bees in coastal Louisiana

    Rcvd following from our beekeeper association. Texas beekeepers affected by Ike should watch out. You may be next.

    Anyone with colonies in coastal Louisiana should read the following email RE...
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