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    Re: "African" Bees are so terrible?

    So you are e putting bWes you think might be Africanized on school grounds? That doesn't seem prudent especially since you have now said so on the Internet.
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    Re: Noble Apiaries LLC

    I have purchased a few queens and they have been strong producers, if i need a queen fast this is where i look first
  3. Re: Oxalic Acid - Comment period to the EPA now open!

    word document was against as well

    From: barbara sachau [mailto:bsachau@gmail.com]
    Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2015 2:16 PM
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    public comment on federal register

    all of...
  4. Re: Oxalic Acid - Comment period to the EPA now open!

    Only 28 comments that's surprising
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    Re: Where to get bees

    Fullbloom apiary
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    Re: Bee Truck Accident

    Nice business name for the bee expert... Killer bee removal
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    Re: Looking to order a nuc in Connecticut

    Take a look at full bloom apiary i have had good luck with Alan
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    Wildflower meadows apiary

    Anyone purchased thier queens? Any feedback?
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    Re: What is going on with this?

    Mann lake sells an efb test and ship quickly
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    Re: What is going on with this?

    If I were a betting man I would bet you have some EFB going on there. I would have an experienced beekeeper take a look if possible
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    Re: Possible bear in uncommon bear area

    Why would you shoot a bear with buckshot not intending to kill it. Buck shot are large pellets meant for killing deer sized animals
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    Re: NPR radio story

    China has a serious environmental issue with pesticides killing pollinators. There have been many stories of the large areas where the crops need to be pollinated by hand!
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    Re: Queen laying question

    Before I did that I would wait a week and see what things look like. I have seen multiple eggs in cells and not had a laying worker. I would not panic yet. You don't get a laying worker in a...
  14. Re: Triangle bee escape & dead bees on inner cover

    Where did you put the inner cover? When I use an escape the telescoping cover is put directly on the top super and the escape between the super and the rest of the hive, leave everything else off
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    Re: Too late to add hive body?

    If you are not looking to harvest honey just throw a deep on and feed. Worst that can happen is they don't draw it all out.
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    Re: Broke-T Queens

    Got 10 queens this spring all are doing just fine. Johnny called before shipping which is that extra effort that proves he cares about his queens. I know where to go when I need a queen.
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    Re: lawn flower mix (Northeastern USA)

    I am near you in rowley , I have planted lots of lavender Russian sage, and catmint. Lawn has lots of birds foot trefoil and aslike clover. All of the pollinators seem to love them including the...
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    Re: Funny looking Queen

    Imagine selling a queen of unknown origin in a state where they specifically tell you to kill swarm queens and re queen . If it turns out AHB and hurts someone or something I would think there might...
  19. Re: Caterpillars on my walnut and pecan trees!

    Bt with product name Thurgicide will kill catepillers and won't harm bees
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    Re: 3 Week old Nuc & Queen out of the Hive!

    My guess is she was clinging to a frame and dropped off as you were looking.
  21. Thread: AFB or EFB?

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    Re: AFB or EFB?

    Mann Lake sells EFB and AFB test kits
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    Re: Solar wax melter not melting brood comb

    It does burn very fast but kind of messy for me to keep around. Mine goes in the compost pile.
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    Woe

    First attempt at queen raising. Eggs in cell check, larvae check, queen starter hive make queen cells check. Went to disperse them to their mating nucs and lo and behold brood in the starter! I...
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    Re: tick granules? seven ?

    Sevin is highly toxic to bees
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    Re: New package and splits

    There really isn't a set time frame, you need to split when they are strong enough AND it is early enough for your split to survive . If this is your first year and you are putting them on undrawn...
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