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    Re: Aficanized bees are fake

    They are called killer bees cause folks have been killed by them
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    Re: Question on hand cranking a radial extractor

    After 14 years of using a 3 frame hand crank I had the cash to buy the 9/18 mann lake what a joy. The only way I was able to keep using the hand crank was being able to watch tv from the kitchen...
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    Re: Attn: Barehanded beekeepers

    Haven't taken mine off in 26 years KNOCK ON WOOD
  4. Thread: Hive Stand Height

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    Re: Hive Stand Height

    2x4's will bend when get a couple boxes of honey
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow"

    Apple should pay attention to these guys. New marketing for them. Anyone going to buy an I-watch this year or wait for Craigs list in a couple of years. Ya'll are missing the I GOT TO HAVE IT NOW...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow"

    still don't see how you can tell when the frames are capped looking at one end doesn't let ya know about the center or front end being capped. When can we order one ???
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    Re: Is there a consensus on Screened bottom boards ?

    Come on man you KNOW how it works
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    Re: Is there a consensus on Screened bottom boards ?

    switching back to all solid bb. seems harder to control robbing with all the extra ventilation bringing out the smell of honey
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    Re: Hive Hosting Payment by Honey

    Pollination services here run 50 to 60 dollars a hive for a month or 2. Charge him and see what he says. I have hives on a small organic farm where the farmer asked ME to place some hives on his...
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    Re: Newbees, Mediums and AFB -- a cautionary tale

    Don't think you should confuse hive sizes with ignorance in not being able ta spot AFB after all when AFB was rampant everyone used all deeps





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    Re: I've got 1600 lbs of honey, now what?

    I thought that's why people started beekeeping :-)
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    Re: Is Roundup as safe as we have been told?

    As of right now there is enough food ta feed the world the argument revolves around the forgone conclusion that in the next so many years as the population doubles or what ever we will have to...
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    Re: Is Roundup as safe as we have been told?

    Did people starve 40 years ago before glyphosate NO this whole thing is about killing weeds and the world food supply going belly up. This IS a conspiracy theory perpetrated by big ag. Talk about...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    If I bought 30 gallons of your honey and by the time I got to the last 5 and it was crystallized and I called ya and said hey what are ya going ta do the honey I bought from you a year ago has gone...
  15. Re: I need a hayfield sprayed for briars/wild blackberries...

    run some hogs they will clean up everything and grass fed organic bacon will
    make you a rich man. Think outside of the hay field
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    Re: Property tax agricultural exemption for bees

    well there already are some standers if your trying to make money from bees. check out Fl. right to farm act. And it's not an exemption it's a land classification





    Sure ya can if your...
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    Re: Tax break

    not exactly correct a beekeeper can lease someones 5 acres of land and the land owners property can be taxed as ag
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    Re: Property tax agricultural exemption for bees

    pine trees for timber sales
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    Re: Sanitizing Honey Jars

    yep original post was about honey jars have a good day
  20. Thread: Uncapping Punch

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    Re: Uncapping Punch

    FWIW, all of the frames we extracted were Mann Lake PF series plastic frames. We dont use wood / foundation. This may bee the reason it worked well clogges up real bad with foundation les combs
  21. Thread: Uncapping Punch

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    Re: Uncapping Punch

    I have all natural foundationless frames . This does a poor job on new wax I had ta clean it every 2or 3 frames and if ya roll it the wrong way the nut comes unscrewed. A Kitchen fork works better....
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    Re: Sanitizing Honey Jars

    Well there are toxic chemicals used in a warehouse environment for pest management that could get into jars, dirt and dust from warehouse storage who knows what contaminants could be collected from...
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    Re: Sanitizing Honey Jars

    Why does ball say to sterilize jars for canning?? Cause ya never know what they could be contaminated with. Ya don’t HAVE ta sterilize jars for canning.
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    Re: Sanitizing Honey Jars

    Good question. they don't have to ???


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    Re: Sanitizing Honey Jars

    yes
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