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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

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    •Dandelion

    This seems early but they are poping out all over the farm, bee's are bringing in loads of pollen.
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    Re: What to do with 30 year old honey

    I don't have a honey refractor but it isn't bubbly. it is very thick and doesn't look like it is crystallized. I had some honey do that last year and this looks nothing like it. He has talked about...
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    What to do with 30 year old honey

    I was finishing up extracting my fall honey and I found about 50 gallons of honey that is about 30 years old. (in the basement not my hive):D. Is there anything that can be done with it and how can...
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    Re: First trap out

    Kelley bees has a unit designed for trap outs. It is item # 890-SH. It is worth looking at to get some ideas.
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    Re: Pledge to be a BSA Beekeeping Mentor

    I pledge to be a BSA Beekeeking Mentor if it is reinstated as a merit badge. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Bee with deformed wings

    I have bee's with the same issue, I have only seen a few bees that look like this but am taking steps to drop mite numbers and if I have to I will treat them but really want to get some honey this...
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    Re: Possible issue with one of my hives

    I already have some apiguard on the way. Anyone have any recommendations? This will be my 2nd year keeping bees and the first for treating anything.
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    Possible issue with one of my hives

    I was able to get into my hives over the weekend and found a few bees that had shrivled wings. I have been searching the net and it looks like "string wing" as descibed by the university of Tennessee...
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    Re: Applying the compucarve to bee keeping

    The compucarve is a computer controlled router that sears sells. It is a neat piece of equipment but I'm not sure how it will do with this project, I was hoping that someone had done something...
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    Applying the compucarve to bee keeping

    I was tinkering recently with cutting a complete hive out of 1 board using the compucarve. Has anyone had the same thought or already done it? If you have already done it how did it go?
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    Bee's ejecting Brood

    Is it normal for a colony to eject brood? It looks like it could be drone brood but it has been going on for about a week. Any thoughts? :s
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    Re: Bee's going crazy

    Both hives near my house were flying around seemed to be agitated. (Similar to a colony I was cutting out of a house). It was just odd they are normally very calm but both colonies were out and...
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    Bee's going crazy

    I'm not sure what was going on with my bee's this morning but they were going crazy. I have heard that there might have been an earthquake near by but can't find any real news about it. Is there...
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