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    Re: Bees in the same pasture as cows?

    They used to drive em up the road in front of my house going from one pasture to another. I did pollinate some cucumbers last year from the owners cow pasture with no problem. Setting on pallets...
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    Re: bees in owl box - how to capture??

    My neighbor uses hinged tops (hive covers) on her owl boxes.
    http://i399.photobucket.com/albums/pp79/RAST01/EvasBees002.jpg
  3. Re: Mann Lake Catalog came in the mail today: 7 5/8in hive body??? Anyone using thi

    I run mostly 8 frame 7 5/8. I was told that it was once called a Umatilla hive by a retired comm. beek from upstate N.Y.. He told me his daddy ran them and his son told me he thinking about going...
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    Re: to go to florida or Not??

    I live here (Fl.) year round. It is really chancy bringing bees here for just citrus as others have said. I can only give some truthful info on what others have said. One local commercial beek I know...
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    See if this helps....

    See if this helps.
    http://i399.photobucket.com/albums/pp79/RAST01/hivespecs.jpg
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    I may be speaking out of turn here, but growing...

    I may be speaking out of turn here, but growing up here, surrounded by citrus and now keeping a few hives myself. I never knew of any grove owners (and I knew a bunch) paying for pollination. Too...
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    Are you looking for more relatives or more...

    Are you looking for more relatives or more land:).
    Down here in Fl., in my area, the commercials I know don't pay rent.
  8. Thread: oxalic vaporizor

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    "I've used a level 1/2 tsp for 2 deep hive bodies for the last 3 years"
    Thats what I used also for 2 deeps. I...
  9. Thread: oxalic vaporizor

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    An unworn penny minted after 1982 is 2.5 grams....

    An unworn penny minted after 1982 is 2.5 grams. Using a gram balance beam scale I have, just over 1/2 tsp = the penny. This was DAP wood bleach. A real pain to measure due to the sesitivity of the...
  10. Thread: B.T. use ????

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    As stated above, the different strains of BT...

    As stated above, the different strains of BT target specific insects only. If you have the most common sold in garden stores, bacillus thuringiensis "kurstaki", (Dipel). No, it will not work on wax...
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