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  1. Re: Please Help me identify this piece of equipment...

    Wow- cool videos. Simple design no muss no fuss.
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    Re: Insurance For Club Officers

    I chair a land trust (non profit) here in CT. We recently voted to discontinue directors insurance policy. It was expensive and appeared redundant.
  3. Re: Michael Palmer sustainable apiary Youtube/queen rearing

    My package hive from this spring starved out cluster was not as big as it should have been. ...The 2 nucs I made from the same package via Mike Palmers videos were flying yesterday and hopefully...
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    Re: What is "sustainable?"

    Ethanol in gas also causes millions of dollars a year in damage to small engines. Good for the service guys and sales people bad for the consumer.
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    Re: Physical strength

    Bee keeper or not, we all need to excerise. 3 years ago I did a full regiment of P90X (90 day intense fitness program) I was 47 at the time and did not have bees. Lost 20 pounds and learned a few...
  6. Re: 600 Hives Lost in Ontario--CCD/Neonics Suspected Cause

    That's the problem who the heck knows what these GMO products are doing to humans, animals, insects etc. But the companies still get to market & sell the seeds and change the face of agriculture.
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    Re: So my neighbors are beekeepers...

    Sounds like we need a carnivorus yellow jacket/wasp eating plant!
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    Re: Dcoates 8-frame medium nuc adaptation

    Nice! Perfect way to add a feeder inside and not lose too much space.
    Just.realised its a medium, ill just have to. Modify a bit for full deeps..
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    Re: Edmund Fitzgerald

    Nice post. My cousin Vincent was lost when the Pride of Baltimore went down in May 14, 1986. When I hear that song I think of him...
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    Re: Oxalic Acid Vaporizer - Part II

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ALHz4B1vqKo


    gets interesting around 3:15
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    Re: Feeding Fondant Idea

    oopps didn't realize you guys were talkin' top bar....
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    Re: Feeding Fondant Idea

    The screened feeder board is simple, cheap to make and easy to fill even in winter. - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_WLCc21-Hk

    All you need to do is put a pile of fondant on a piece of...
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    Re: Feeding Fondant Idea

    here's the set up I use for fondant instead of sugar. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_WLCc21-Hk

    2nd year for me. Last winter this worked well for me. I had a screended inner cover above the...
  14. Re: Neighbor Throwing Down the Gaunlet On My Bees

    Call the white house...best suggestion in the whole thread!
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    Re: move a hive 20 feet

    just move them and put something in front of entrance to force orientation.
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    Re: Boiled linseed oil

    Last year I did one of my 10 frame deeps w/boiled linseed oil...I don't like the results. It was the first box I put together and I may not have used enough glue / or linseed oil for that matter. The...
  17. Thread: Racoons

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    Re: Racoons

    You are correct as well...
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    Re: Sugar syrup PH

    My father in law is a food scientist, he often says if any food should be banned because of negative health side effects it is sugar....just sayin'
  19. Re: My village may be getting rid of my hives???

    Not allowing americans to produce their own food hmmm sad.
  20. Thread: Sawdust

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    Re: Sawdust

    Sounds like you should make a few bigger bricks, maybe with sumbgum or however you say it and use it in your woodstove-My bet is it'll burn hot.
  21. Thread: Racoons

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    Re: Racoons

    FYI: The rabies virus is short-lived when exposed to open air—it can only survive in saliva and dies when the animal’s saliva dries up.
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  22. Re: any advise on where to buy a queen for new england hives

    I second Alan @ Fullbloom.
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    Re: Any Norwich CT. beekeepers out there?

    Hey Adam,


    I'll see you Sunday. Looking forward to checking out the new Honey house! FYI- I sent in my ECBA dues a week or so ago-

    Rob
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    Any Norwich CT. beekeepers out there?

    I'm looking to make contact with a couple of back yard beekeepers and farmers in Norwich Ct. PM me or post if you or someone you know fits the bill.

    Thanks,

    Rob
    Pomfret CT.
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    Re: Fire danger from smoker

    We need a show us your smoker thread...
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