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    Re: Master Beekeeping Course

    I agree, I took it this year in KY, missed the written as well. Yes its a piece of paper, and yes its a credential. I did it and will be going after it again next year because I want to prove to...
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    Re: Please Stop...

    This is also true with how many hives one has. Just because they have 50 or 1000, dont mean they are an expert.

    This is also true with if they were gloves or not, just because to dont or do, dont...
  3. Thread: Theft

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    Re: Theft

    I guess the wire cutter was so obvious I missed it... lol. I never thought of that.
  4. Thread: Theft

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    Re: Theft

    Here we use electric fences for bear control. I had the idea of getting a key fob remote that opens or closes the ground wire circuit, or the hot wire circuit. Then you would place the charger in the...
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    Re: Business decision

    Ben, I maybe new here, but here is what I think. I think your plan sounds good. And there has been good posts here to help you. Remember, the land value "should" only go up, so I would buy it, use it...
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    Re: Tax Numbers and accouting

    Same here BMAC... same here. And that goes for a lawyer too.



    I think if you do this, your going to have to make the argument that bees are livestock and don't qualify for sales tax. Because I...
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    Re: Tax Numbers and accouting

    I thought the state viewed honeybees as live stock? If so, they are sales tax exempt.

    Does BetterBee charge tax on queens, nuc's or packages? I dunno if they do or not.
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    Re: Nuc source and suggestions

    Btw, when I started, I started small, with just 50 the first year, and I didn't really make anything. If this is something you really want to do, sometimes you need to put the profit off a year and...
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    Re: Nuc source and suggestions

    Glad to help.

    The nucs from that link are good nucs, you should give them a try for the ones you purchase for yourself.
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    Re: Tax Numbers and accouting

    In NY you will have to keep track of total sales, total non taxable sales, and then total that was taxed. You will have to report this every quarter, Unless your under $3000 of taxable sales for a...
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    Re: Nuc source and suggestions

    There are lots of things to consider when purchasing nucs for resale. I have done this for 3-4 years. There are many things that can and will go wrong. The first, and most important thing you need...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    Russ, I would be happy to look at it and see if a Maxant one would fit. And anytime you need equipment I would be happy to see if I can earn your business in some way. I know you are busy and the...
  13. Re: Manufacturing Whipped Honey Equipment Ideas

    Why dont you give maxant a call? I know they have a very large (at least a 1000# of honey it would hold) bottling tank made with mixer built and ready to go. I know its smaller than what your looking...
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    Dryguard vs. Advantech

    Hi everyone, I have seen many posts about how good Advantech is, it holds up in the weather good. I have heard others say the glue in the Advantech is not harmful to bees. I am wondering if any one...
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    Re: Maxant 3100 Extractor

    They all walked just like every said. I lag bolted mine to a pallet that has a plywood top. Put the bolts right into the 2x4 runners, this allows the bucket to stay with the extractor. The other...
  16. Thread: Painting

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    Re: Painting

    I basically do what was said early, put them in a stack and spray, start with corners, then the flats & repeat both 1 more time.

    I use the $20 spray from TSC. When I am done, I raise it out and...
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    Re: commercial beekeeping

    Can you explain the state fees? I just changed my registration from commercial to ag. It will save me $54 every 2 years. Down side is now every November I have to do the registration instead of every...
  18. Re: new york AIAC Mtng notes for the meeting on 6/19/2014

    Let me know how I can help.
  19. Re: new york AIAC Mtng notes for the meeting on 6/19/2014

    I know its not your info to spread, I was not trying to imply that, sorry if I did. Yes time and place.
  20. Re: new york AIAC Mtng notes for the meeting on 6/19/2014

    I think getting the club's involved such as the Presidents would be good. It also would be a good idea to make a short presentation on ESHPA as a recruiting and educational tool to present to at club...
  21. Re: new york AIAC Mtng notes for the meeting on 6/19/2014

    Mark, I would have come, but I didn't know about the meeting details. :s

    -Ben
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    Re: Hive Box Manufacture

    Well hows is this machine?
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    Re: going from hobby to schedule C??

    I treat my bee business like a normal schedule C business, but file it as a schedule F. In Quickbooks, I have accounts that are not on a schedule F, such as advertising, or office supplies. I assign...
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    Re: 5th Wheel and Mast

    One thought with this, and let me say first I like the idea, is you will need a good size bobcat to handle it. It weights 1100# on its own. Alot of beekeeper bobcats I have seen do total, less than...
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