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    Re: Wintering Two Queens In one hive

    Have you actually wintered nucs in this configuration?
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    Re: Making "Comb Honey" Good or Bad..

    :o
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    Re: Hive Top Enterence

    If you close the bottom they will use the top. It will still take them several days to stop landing at the bottom and walking up.

    Just about the same amount of time it will take to begin seeing...
  4. Re: Farmers Concerned Over "Dangerous" Crop Chemicals

    As does the liability when it escapes.
  5. Re: Farmers Concerned Over "Dangerous" Crop Chemicals

    Do bees forage on targeted "weeds" nearby gardens, crops or trees?
  6. Farmers Concerned Over "Dangerous" Crop Chemicals

    "A coalition of more than 2,000 U.S. farmers and food companies said Wednesday it is taking legal action to force government regulators to analyze potential problems with proposed biotech crops and...
  7. Re: Neonicotinoid pesticides reports on the front pages

    :no:

    "The main exceptions to this global increase involve long-term declines in the USA and some European countries, but these are outweighed by rapid growth elsewhere."

    Source: The Global...
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    Re: Is Warre legal?

    They are used as a spacer. They are not used to "nail down" or otherwise permanently attach the top-bar.
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    Re: Is Warre legal?

    Nailed down? Not actually. Warré wrote, "Once the top-bars are thus in place they are fixed in the rebate with a small headless pin such as a glazier's pin."

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    The small headless pin...
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    Imidacloprid - "Just Mix and Pour"

    Imidacloprid for anyone to use for insect treatments on fruits, citrus, vegetables, trees and shrubs.
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    Re: Emerald Ash Borer, Imidacloprid and Bees

    In a regulatory note on imidacloprid from the Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), it is noted that the dissipation time, DT50, for imidacloprid is in the order of 1-2 years (PMRA...
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    Re: Clothianidin?

    The world has entered the uncharted waters of systemic solutions to insect management. The ability to innovate insecticidal toxins far outpaces the ability to understand the consequences.

    The...
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    Re: Clothianidin?

    Maybe not all of the corn and soy in your area is clothianidin treated. There are other methods.

    "Nevertheless, seed treatments did not affect forage quality or calculated milk yields so our study...
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    Re: Clothianidin?

    "The concentration of neonicotinoids in guttation drops can be near those of active ingredients commonly applied in field sprays for pest control, or even higher. When bees consume guttation drops,...
  15. Thread: TruGreen?

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    Re: TruGreen?

    At each application, the company must provide the following information to the consumer:

    - Company name, address and phone number
    - General description of the pest(s) to be controlled
    - A list...
  16. Thread: TruGreen?

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    Re: TruGreen?

    Start by asking for a complete list of the chemicals used in the each treatment, then do your homework.
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    Re: Clothianidin?

    "On the 14th and 30th of May, 2003 Bayer CropScience AG received notification by the US and Canadian regulatory authorities of the registration of the insecticidal seed teatment product Poncho...
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    Re: Clothianidin?

    Today's Pyrethrins are not your "Maw-Maw's" dried chrysanthemum, as Clothianidin is not the tobacco extract. :sleep:
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    Re: LEAKED EPA allows bee toxic pesticide ? ccd ?

    "Colorado bee-farmer Tom Theobald has a superb 5 minute video up on Youtube - made by a professional film maker in the USA."

    Beekeeper Leaks EPA Document - YouTube

    Source:...
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    Re: Clothianidin?

    It's probably a good time to repost the following information.

    "This portal provides a method for reporting ecological incidents that are suspected or known to be related to pesticide exposures....
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    Re: Soy Flour Source

    That's a common issue for most pollen substitutes and ingredients. Unless you are able to pick it up locally the shipping cost is equal or more than the product cost.
  22. Re: Defenders of Wildlife sent email to ban clothianidin

    The price only seems cheap because the true cost of the consequences of the chemicals are unknown or ignored.



    When chemical companies and users are held financial responsible for the affects...
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    Re: Clothianidin?

    Pyrethrum, pyrethrins, pyrethroid... confused or intentionally misleading?

    :no: Originally pyrethrum WAS made by grinding dried chrysanthemum flowers into a powder. Today, pyrethrum is extracted...
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    Re: Mating inside a national park

    :eek: I hope you are talking about beekeeping!
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    Re: Interview with Tom Theobald re. CCD

    I would add that most of those corporate service award clocks stop running in just a few short years, an ironic yet ominous warning! :(

    You will need to listen to the podcast to understand my...
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