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    Going rates for used equipment

    I have a beekeeping who is getting out of the business. I'm attempting to price out his gear and am looking for the going rates on used equipment that's in good shape. Any ideas as to what would be a...
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    Re: Selling honey in Pa

    PA Department of Agriculture regional Offices can be found here
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    Re: Selling honey in Pa

    If you plan to do it at home, here are the guidelines.

    http://montcobee1.farming.officelive.com/Documents/Honey%20Home%20Processing.pdf

    If you can use someone else's clean kitchen or plan on...
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    Re: How are We Doing??

    Lost 3 of my 5. One was weak going in and I expected to lose her. One hive absconded late fall. The other chimneyed and died in the midst of nearly a full box of honey. All my losses were in the...
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    Re: BRRRRRRRR! Will bees be ok?

    Here in not so sunny Philadelphia we normally throw some hay bales around the hives more as a wind break than as insulation. Anything to reduce the windchill will help the ladies maintain a warm...
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    Weak Hive Needs Help

    Need some advice on what to do with my weaker hive. I installed two packages on April 4th. I got a bit of drift from my first hive into the second and have been suffering for it since.

    In hive...
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    all the hives I've dealt with haven't had the...

    all the hives I've dealt with haven't had the insides painted. I just got done painting to hives and I am glad it wasn't necessary to paint the inside.
  8. Philadelphia Bees suffered no losses: 3 of 3...

    Philadelphia Bees suffered no losses: 3 of 3 hives survived 19147
  9. Thread: urban bees

    by Shumpitron
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    Philly Urban Beek

    I started working in an apiary in downtown Philly this year and problems seem to be minimal. The hives are in a community garden and have been there for 20 years. Most cities don't have laws...
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    A newbie here as well looking to setup in...

    A newbie here as well looking to setup in downtown Philadelphia. Made an inquiry last year a bit too late to start a hive but am gearing up for this spring.

    Currently looking for a place to...
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    Cellphones aren't the culprit

    http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/05/sweet_news_org.php

    The update in this link says that bees that arent near cellphones are being hit too.
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    Inquiry into Urban Beekeeping: True Newb

    Hey all. I am completely new to beekeeping and wanted to get some opinions. I live in Philadelphia, and was interested in starting my first hive within the city.

    The research I've done...
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