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    Found this very interesting.......... web page...

    Found this very interesting.......... web page
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    Poll: I think Michael Bush has raised a valid question-...

    I think Michael Bush has raised a valid question- a large portion of the older beekeepers may not paticipate in forums or engage computers at all.
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    Poll: 52.... been keeping bees(or are they keeping me)...

    52.... been keeping bees(or are they keeping me) for three years now-wish I had started many years ago.
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    Thanks for the help-I guess this colony is doomed...

    Thanks for the help-I guess this colony is doomed and I certainly won't devote any more time or worry over it.This was a first for me,and really appreciate you taking the time to answer.
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    Recently helped a friend requeen a colony with...

    Recently helped a friend requeen a colony with only drone brood and found a queen cell drawn out in the midst of capped drone brood. There were no signs of worker brood in this colony. Before I...
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    From what I understand parrafin will not...

    From what I understand parrafin will not withstand the high temps in a hive-causing a major mess if it does in fact fail as a starter strip.Beeswax has a higher melting point than parrafin does.
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    Great loking rig-looks like it will be a very...

    Great loking rig-looks like it will be a very handy item. Keep on truckin Lew!
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    No definitely not sugar crystals, this deposit is...

    No definitely not sugar crystals, this deposit is a little like a cottony crystal substance --softer than sugar but a lot grainier than any mold I have ever seen. Thanks for the idea anyway.I wonder...
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    Recently when helping a friend clean up his...

    Recently when helping a friend clean up his supers I noticed a white crystaline substance on the empty combs,the ones with honey did not have this on them. It was definitely not mold-what could it be?
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    Recently when helping a friend clean up his...

    Recently when helping a friend clean up his supers I noticed a white crystaline substance on the empty combs,the ones with honey did not have this on them. It was definitely not mold-what could it be?
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    Ther are many good sites on making maple,try your...

    Ther are many good sites on making maple,try your favorite search engine. The only thing I would caution a beginner on is the threat of fire-if the syrup does boil over, or the pan runs dry you could...
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    Point well taken Bubbabob,just venting there-but...

    Point well taken Bubbabob,just venting there-but as well as beekeeping I produce maple syrup and look what Aunt J. and other substitute syrups have done to that industry.The very same could easily...
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    Is perma-comb(the fully drawn plastic)considered...

    Is perma-comb(the fully drawn plastic)considered a satisfactory substitution for small cell? Saw a posting on one of the bee forums stating that when the bees capped them,they are actually smaller...
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    It really appears that we are all like minded...

    It really appears that we are all like minded when it comes to corporate giants and thier unscrupulous tactics.Perhaps if we brainstormed a few counter measures togehter some tactical strategies to...
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    A question for you experienced TBH beekeepers. If...

    A question for you experienced TBH beekeepers. If you were to build one,what would be the optimim size for wintering where the low temps avg 15 degrees but can dip occasionally to minus 20. Is the...
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    Do any of you have construction plans and/or...

    Do any of you have construction plans and/or techniques to build a hive body out of styrofoam or other high insulating sheet material?
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    Hi all, Just adding my two cents...

    Hi all,
    Just adding my two cents here. I have beeen producing maple syrup on a commercial basis for 37 years now and really cant agree with the freeze thaw method. It is very wasteful,it...
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    Could you please explain "cord" and some more...

    Could you please explain "cord" and some more specific details of the FGMO application program,if you have the time it would be very beneficial to a lot of us.Thank you---------
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    I would also be very interested in a proven...

    I would also be very interested in a proven formula for honey vinegar if anyone out there has one.
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    Hello everyone, I have been producing...

    Hello everyone,
    I have been producing maople syrup commercially for 30+ years now and will guarantee that maple syrup has to be refrigerated after opening or it will definitly mold once it...
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