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    Re: warming crystalized honey

    thanks for the responses. I'll get a thermostat and watch it closely until I do. sounds like right at 100 degrees is the safest bet correct or how much higher can I go? (it takes more than a...
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    warming crystalized honey

    We had a good year last year after two dry years and had three buckets of honey left after winter, but it has mostly crystallized. Farmers market season is starting again and everyone wants "liquid...
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    Re: Mann Lake BEE PRO

    Thank you Joseph Clemens for the recipe. I would not have thought of adding oil. Does it have to canola oil?
    thanks again,
    Jay
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    Re: Mann Lake BEE PRO

    I know this is an old post but I'm wondering how to mix the Mann Lake BeePro I just bought.

    The recipe it comes with calls for HFCS which I don't have access to. I tried mixing with 2:1...
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    Re: Aluminium extractor?

    Thanks for all the replies. I see most recommend against using it, but there are no really [I]Known [I] problems with it for sure. I'll try to use all stainless if possible. Thanks again for the...
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    Re: Aluminium extractor?

    thanks maxant.

    The expense of stainless is the issue I wonder about...I have a friend who is a welder by trade and his thought was that building out of aluminum would be quite a bit cheaper...I...
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    Aluminium extractor?

    I am beginning to design my own extractor and began wondering why I have never seen one made from aluminum. I know stainless would be better (and more expensive) but is there some kind of negative...
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    Basin plants

    Hello,

    I have access to a 20-30 acre basin. Some years it is mostly flooded in 2-6" of water, some years it dries out almost completely. This year is one of the dry ones and the state is digging...
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    Re: Another winter setup ?

    Jdlmax-- Your set up sounds alot like mine. Last year was my first winter but both my hives made it though one of the worst winters we've had in Nebraska in many years. I know alot of beekeepers...
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    Re: Walmart/Sams Club

    I just want to point out that we shouldn't assume those big box stores are always cheaper. I found that another regional grocery store was a few cents cheaper (on sugar) than Walmart. Then a couple...
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