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  1. Re: 2012 almonds - is pricing out from Paramount or Traynor yet?

    I would'nt leave the house for 135.00 unless it' s my back yard. I know two large beekeepers from here that unless the price goes up from this years price are saying they will go for honey rather...
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    Re: SkidSteer Pallet Forks vs Mast

    The fifth wheel as most peeps in the south call them pick up the back tires and make the "skid steer" stop skidding and steer more like a fork lift,and a whole lot smoother on solid ground, it's no...
  3. Re: CATERPILLAR 242B2 Skid Steer Loader or 246B

    According to a friend ,and long time former bobcat saleman , Bobcat is Japanese owned now and puts all the parts out for bid, looking for the low bid, low quality price.
    He told me a couple weeks...
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    Re: How much for wax???

    2 weeks ago Dadant in florida quoted me 1.95 on light wax which is a sucky price.Last sept or so it was 2.25
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    Re: Log books

    Well if your comming from florida going to Wis, the great state of kentuck will put you out of service for 8 hours if you do not have a log book, they must not know about that rule.
    What about the...
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    I have to agree with Jean-Marc, all 8 rear tires...

    I have to agree with Jean-Marc, all 8 rear tires pulling off road are best with a big truck.A 4 way locker set of tandems. They are not common on most highway tractors,but when engaged all four sets...
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    Round oranges(i.e.juice fruit) are self...

    Round oranges(i.e.juice fruit) are self pollinating,but do produce higher pound solids ,or juice produced when pollinated,but not enough to be able to get growers to pay for.That's why they want or...
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    I've gotten alot , maybe 1200 queens from there...

    I've gotten alot , maybe 1200 queens from there in the last 3 years, no better ,no worse than any others.
    The email I got from B Weaver, said that as of last friday that Apis,and the Usda were...
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    I have to ask myself ,why would anyone want to...

    I have to ask myself ,why would anyone want to live on the left coast anyways. Then I have to ask why would any trucker want to haul into the state of left coast regulations????
    If the farmers...
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    I talked to my broker yesterday. On paper right...

    I talked to my broker yesterday. On paper right now he has his bees ,but most likely will be short by Jan.According to him some of the real big farms are trying to keep last years prices with the...
  11. Unless something has changed, I thought Hivastan...

    Unless something has changed, I thought Hivastan had been pulled off the market for the time being.
    Some problem with the delivery method or something, I was told.
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    Have your welder add about a foot to the...

    Have your welder add about a foot to the frame,and you can put a 12 foot bed on a f-350 or dodge 3500.
    I have an f 350 that has a 12 foot bed now (never will have another) and had a dodge 3500 the...
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    Make moving alot of bees easy, go with 6 way...

    Make moving alot of bees easy, go with 6 way pallets. Some of the best wood for lids is the concrete form plywood,1/2 , 5/8s or 3/4 inch pieces ,you have to cut it. I have a number for a shop in ...
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    The only time I have had alot of problems is when...

    The only time I have had alot of problems is when we have feed buckets on top of the hives and the hogs have knocked over a hive trying to get to the feed bucket.
    Just a hive or hives sitting on...
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    The costs for almond growers have gone up for...

    The costs for almond growers have gone up for sure, but the picture painted, try's to make it as if it's the high cost of bees that's making it hard for the high profits that they have enjoyed, to...
  16. White honey may be tighter, but bakery price was...

    White honey may be tighter, but bakery price was dropped by about 20 cents a pound recently here in good ole FLA/USA by Groeb farms.
    We're kinda held hostage for a local place to sell if you have...
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    Thanks guys, that's what i was needed to be sure...

    Thanks guys, that's what i was needed to be sure of, when mixing up feed for 4 or 5 totes of 200 gallons of sryup and not over use the additives, since even doing your own is not cheap with the ...
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    I see the amounts listed for mixing up ready to...

    I see the amounts listed for mixing up ready to feed sryup. Has anyone figured up the amounts to make pure mixes to then be added to feed. By the cost of the oils, and other stuff in HBH, there...
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    If anything Nature your figure for costs of a...

    If anything Nature your figure for costs of a cali trip are to low,so the cali profit would not be nearly as good as the honey.
    It took us a more than a tanker load of feed,plus new pallets...
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    I'm sure the lack of correct age eggs play's some...

    I'm sure the lack of correct age eggs play's some part in not getting emergency queens made back,but I personally feel it's been bred out of the bees.
    For the last 30 years,queen breeders (and...
  21. I would charge at least 50- 60 $$$ per...

    I would charge at least 50- 60 $$$ per hive.Unless he's organic your going to get exposed to ethel,methal ,kill your bees ,stuff
  22. I would be interested in it, most people don't do...

    I would be interested in it, most people don't do or share the same goals as we do,so i'm hesitant to put out thoughts alot of times.
    And I know of no blogs for this theme, bee L has alot of non...
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    Other than being an ugly pest i'd rather not look...

    Other than being an ugly pest i'd rather not look at, they won't bother the bees.There just looking for a dry home, if the hive is strong they won't even get in the door.
    In dead out's ,here in...
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    Any soap will kill them if it's strong enough, it...

    Any soap will kill them if it's strong enough, it breaks down the surface tension of the water,the same as the class a foam carried on fire engines.
    As for the fire dept "letting professionals"...
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    Sqkcrk, I know of one maybe two myself whom are...

    Sqkcrk,
    I know of one maybe two myself whom are no longer in business, one is from Pa.The way myself and a couple of friends I know closely ,some from your hood, have stayed in business speaking...
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