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    Re: I would like to be a commercial beek

    That is all you need. Now you will make millions
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    Re: What to do with a squater?

    from all the responsis to this post i gather you should just let the other beek make lots of honey and it would be the right thing to help them pull all that honey they made and put it on their...
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    looking to share load from dakotas

    if anybody is looking to share a load from the dakotas to california please pm me
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    WOW!!! nuf said i have been schooled by someone with 7 hives
    he must have 1 more than i do which is why i am posting in the commercial section
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    just wanted to add that i realize they are less then 10% of growers but it can start a new trend and force prices lower.
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    i wanted to get back to this post when i had more time.

    i am sure all who read this will not care at all but i see this as a big problem. the reason i have become a commercial beekeeper is that...
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    Re: Closed to the public?

    i can see jims point as we are all dependant on the land owners as i think that was the lady in post. and since we are dependant on them i would feel an obligation to let them on my property. do they...
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    sjvbee did you sell out to paramount at that meeting
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    Re: Trailer Axel #'s for forklifts

    yes I checked the specs after I posted that, but has anyone actually weighed it, we had our trailer fixed by a heavy equipment company and I told them the weight , they seemed to think it was more...
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    Re: Trailer Axel #'s for forklifts

    i know this is late, but first off that 1k is amost 7000 lbs i thaught. reason is i was testing one out on our 2 axle trailer one night moving bees when the trailer frame broke. the 1k is much...
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    Re: I would like to be a commercial beek

    Guy, so what have you decided to do , you sure received a lot of good advice, i will give my 2 cents as a new commercial operator.
    go get a job working for the government. you will make as much or...
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    Re: Do olives really produce nectar?

    jigbee , i don't think wcc is defunct , they were still there last time i stopped in to see if they were buying honey, that is when i figured out there operation
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    Re: Does anyone send singles to almonds?

    what about sending a super on top of lid and have it put on later when needed.
    we had some singles last season and brokers saying the farmer would not want it and was getting passed up at first, but...
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    Re: Q: All Mediums for Almonds...

    i have seen 3 mediums, singles, 8 framers, brand new equipment , old junk-mostly mine. it does not matter just have lots of bees.
    i agree with the grading problem but that is not your problem.
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    Re: Flat deck truck ?

    by the way , we have had that international up some steep dirt roads, I was amazed, of course no forklift behind it and ground dry. good tires help.
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    Re: Flat deck truck ?

    we started off with a 1 ton gas ford, bad idea not enough payload, it is mostly used to feed and move supers, got an older international 4700 for 11500 otd welded some rails on and good to go, so...
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    Re: New California law taking effect Jan. 1st

    Oh come on now. A retroactive speeding ticket. East side I think you need to keep those ideas to yourself or the govment might take that up
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    Re: Livestock Insurance

    a company out of texas covers equipment from theft and vandalism, fire some other but not bees. it will still pay out the same though. you will need to file a police report. i have a buddy who had to...
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    Re: stolen hives

    the problem may be internal, still looking into it.
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    Re: stolen hives

    good news , i found most of the hives, they were moved , hidden not too far from where they were set, same city. i am definately looking into the gps . i have been thinking about game cameras, most...
  21. Thread: stolen hives

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    stolen hives

    i am hoping other beekeepers can help me find me and my dads hives. 230 hives stolen last week from wasco ca area.half doubles half singles. mostly white boxes some light tan and light blue. lids are...
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    Re: Starting Apitherapy

    i have been trying this out as a test. i have arthritus in wrist, stings elswhere on body dont help any. within 30 minutes of getting stung on wrist a few times pain has started to go away. first...
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    Re: Shortage of bees in almonds?

    i like photo number 2, i will say that i dont know jack s..t but we fed nutra bee to many hives that we thought were going to die and they are gang busters now!
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    Re: newbee from southern california

    thanks for the welcome. of all the things i have been associated with , this ranks among the top 5. while some of those 5 put me to sleep , this keeps me awake at night wanting to know more searching...
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    my first born

    sorry if this is in the wrong section, but i finally got to see my first new born bees emerging from their cells and o what a sight to see. i am soo excited that i feel like i have to tell the whole...
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