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  1. Thread: SHB Explosion

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    Re: SHB Explosion

    I looked into the nematode H. Indica and it looks like it will help us not only with the SHB but also the Japanese Beetles as well. Thanks for the info.
  2. Thread: SHB Explosion

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    Re: SHB Explosion

    Thanks Everyone, I'll be taking care of this problem today and will report back as i slay these little buggers.
  3. Thread: SHB Explosion

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    Cool, Thank You for the information. I was really dreading not being able to pull any more honey from these hives this year as I want to experiment with the golden rod honey on some people who are...
  4. Thread: SHB Explosion

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    Re: SHB Explosion

    Hi Riverhawk
    I tried the beetle blaster with mineral oil when I realized there was a problem but it was only moderately effective. I bought the Checkmite but have been reluctant to use it because...
  5. Thread: SHB Explosion

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    SHB Explosion

    We last week harvested our honey as we are nearing the end of our flow cycle and yesterday i went back to replace the extracted frames. When i opened the hives there has been an explosion of...
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    Re: Water sorce question

    Thanks, I was thinking along those lines and can probably place within a hundred yards to a year round spring fead creek. The farm is very rural so there wouldn't be a problem with pools although...
  7. Thread: trap-out question

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    Re: trap-out question

    Thanks, My source colony is in a 12" pipe 8 feet off the ground so i can make the trapping box very close or as close as the sleeve corridor will allow.
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    Water source question

    We are about to establish the location for additional hives and need to know what would be the optimum distance to a consistant water source.
  9. Thread: trap-out question

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    trap-out question

    I am about to build a trap-out and need to know the size of the opening on the wire funnel and length if it is critical.
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    Re: Almost screwed up...

    We have experienced the same thing and i am begaining to wonder if I have been using to much smoke or maybe the smoke was to hot.
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    Re: shb trap design question

    Thank You
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    shb trap design question

    Hi Everyone, This would be my first post and looking for some information. I am considering building a vented version of the IPK tray type beetle trap. The instructions say to use #6 mesh for the...
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