Search:

Type: Posts; User: JoshW

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Re: Angry landowners

    Right, a makeshift road maintained by the farmer.
  2. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Re: Angry landowners

    Its still raining and I have the flu. Looks like the rain might clear up on Tuesday.
  3. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Re: Angry landowners

    Nope, I just made it all up because I have nothing better to do..... its copied word for word.

    now your wasting my time. I guess we are even.
  4. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Re: Angry landowners

    I hope you don't watch action movies with that mentality. :no:
  5. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Re: Angry landowners

    What I was really looking for here was stories of disputes with land owners.....

    I handled mine professionally and swiftly and it really was a non-issue.

    I want to hear some Hatfield and McCoy...
  6. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Re: Angry landowners

    Landowner: I see you have been driving to your hives. Thought we had discussed you wouldn't drive when it's wet and such. Driving down our feed not sure what to think

    JW: Sorry we did not discuss...
  7. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Re: Angry landowners

    Exactly, If there was anything on the land other than wild grass I would not even have thought of driving on the field. This was an unfenced pasture, they mow it down and make hay. The road was not...
  8. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    3,413

    Angry landowners

    Have you ever had your hives on the land of a landowner who you upset or who just became unreasonable?

    It has been raining off and on for over a week now and supposed to rain off and on until at...
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    201

    Illegal to kill bees in Puerto Rico

    I received this message from a friend,

    "I have friends in Puerto Rico who are having a bee problem, but it is illegal to kill them there. Is there any way to deter bees from living in a...
  10. Replies
    8
    Views
    348

    Re: How many cells to leave in hive?

    I wouldn't quite call losing 14 days of egg laying free, That amounts to a decent crop loss on the Canadian prairies. the difference between 0lbs of honey and 50lbs - 75lbs per double nuc. I would...
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    348

    How many cells to leave in hive?

    I am able to purchase capped queen cells for $2 or queens for $20-$30.

    I am tired of paying $30 each to ship in queens.

    I will be splitting double deep hives down into 5 frame nucs, 2 frames of...
  12. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,439

    Re: How much is too much? How desperate are people?

    I am having trouble finding drawn supers in southern MB for my expansion. Even very sad looking supers of drawn comb are going for above $35 and they are gone within a week of being posted anywhere,...
  13. Replies
    133
    Views
    7,974

    Re: beekeeper pay scale?

    I find this argument about wages about the same I find the argument about charging customers too much money for merchandise.

    If your still buying it or working there, then the prices/wages are...
  14. Replies
    11
    Views
    613

    Re: Why use more than one brood box?

    I pulled this calc from Allen Dicks diary Friday march 24-25, 2000. sorry for missing the reference.
    http://www.honeybeeworld.com/diary/2000/diary031500.htm

    He does reference to several sources...
  15. Replies
    11
    Views
    613

    Why use more than one brood box?

    If the following is indeed correct..... why do beekeepers choose to use more than 1 brood box?

    1500 eggs X 21 days to emergence = 31,500 cells full of brood for a good queen laying full out every...
  16. Thread: Caraway

    by JoshW
    Replies
    3
    Views
    632

    Re: Caraway

    No answer, so I will bump this. I have a neighbor planting 80 acres of caraway this season. He said it blooms for up to 3 weeks and smells terrible. Anyone taken honey off this crop before? I will...
  17. Replies
    82
    Views
    6,523

    Re: Inspiration to keep going

    Let me just tell all of you, after all the fees, insurance and high interest rate the bank wanted to tack on to the loan, I decided it would be cheaper to use my credit cards if I needed to bridge...
  18. Replies
    2
    Views
    301

    Rose Geranium Oil for ticks

    Has anyone used this? I have read reviews online that people put a drop or two on their body and never get ticks. Also supposed to work for dogs.

    I absolutely hate ticks. Finding one and I feel...
  19. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,543

    Re: Indoor Wintering Mistake

    I had 13 hives in an 8x10 this winter. R12 insulated r20 on top and still needed a space heater to keep temps above freezing. Only lost one hive though.
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    852

    Falling Canadian dollar

    The Canadian dollar is below .90USD. How does that affect your operation? Are you looking south for business opportunities?
  21. Re: What are the limits to growth? Expanding apiary.

    aprox. $250 per new split. on average of 3.5 drawn comb supers, top, bottom, excluder and queen bee.

    $10 per hive in medication
    $20 per hive for winter feed, spring feed, pollen patties

    year 1...
  22. Re: What are the limits to growth? Expanding apiary.

    Just 13, everything is ready and in order to go to 50 this spring. also have canola and 3rd alfalfa agreement for this season. I cant wait to see those bees flying through fields of yellow and blue....
  23. Re: What are the limits to growth? Expanding apiary.

    I am currently expanding an apiary. I am expanding by 4x and my greatest limit to growth is that my bees do not produce enough honey with the heavy splitting to cover all my equipment costs. In my...
  24. Replies
    45
    Views
    2,468

    Re: worst spot you have been stung.

    I took one on the tip of my earlobe this past weekend... 5 days later and it still hurts. I didn't even notice the one on my wrist until I saw minor swelling an hour later.
  25. Thread: Indoor wintering

    by JoshW
    Replies
    173
    Views
    13,392

    Re: Indoor wintering

    If the humidity was at the optimum level within the shed would the hives not leave the water alone? I know there are many factors within the hive that require more or less moisture with them. But on...
Results 1 to 25 of 109
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4