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  1. Thread: Fined for OAV

    by psnolte
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    Re: Fined for OAV

    Funny question amidst all of this. Anyone have any idea how much it would actually cost to research and register an OA treatment with the EPA? Crowd sourcing an extremely common in nature, everyday...
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    Re: So my neighbors are beekeepers...

    As a side note...pretty much all carnivorous plants that "bait" insects do so with a sweet nectar of some sort. I actually can't think of any carnivorous plants that smell like rotten meat. ...
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    Re: So my neighbors are beekeepers...

    I'm a beekeeper...and I grow carnivorous plants! Nice to meet you Eternity. Yeah, I agree with the above that you'll have no problems.

    Eastside, most carnivorous plants are best outside (don't...
  4. Re: Opinion needed - 8 Frame Medium or 5-frame deep Nuc

    I remember from his website that Michael Bush uses 8 frame single story medium nucs, and he's in a considerably colder location than either of us as far as the winter cluster goes. I haven't tried...
  5. Re: Opinion needed - 8 Frame Medium or 5-frame deep Nuc

    I've been told by some people that a single medium box doesn't allow the bees to cluster well in the winter due to the shallowness. I'm overwintering two medium 2 story 5 frame nucs this year. If...
  6. Re: Do I have to remove Queen Excluder in Austin TX?

    Standard overwintering practice for Mediums that I've always heard of is leaving them 3 boxes. You've only got 2 below the queen excluder, and one of those is probably empty or full of pollen, so...
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    Re: Training Apairy

    Puget Sound Beekeeper's Association also has a club apiary that we have educational/training work parties at twice a month fro March through September. I don't have the insurance information, but it...
  8. Thread: Blank labels?

    by psnolte
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    Re: Blank labels?

    Wallroad, I work at a printing company in Seattle, and we have an absolutely amazing custom label machine...roll printed, any size (within reason) and it custom die cuts to whatever shape you want...
  9. Re: Are you ready for the Odfrank overwintering challenge?

    4 hives, 2 nucs going in. Here come our 9 months of rain...
  10. Thread: bee abuse?

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    Re: bee abuse?

    http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/23/13435771-3-million-bees-seized-from-queens-ny-mans-home?lite/

    "Cote said Chen's real estate agent contacted him a few weeks ago and told him that Chen,...
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    Re: Small booklet printing/ consumer info packets

    Hey Toker, I'm a small beekeeper in Seattle (2nd year) and my full time job is with a printing company. I've been thinking about this sort of thing too, and I have the facilities to produce it if we...
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    Re: 3 weeks and still empty super

    Hi Bhambees. As another beekeeper in Washington (Seattle), I can tell you that this has not been in any way a normal blackberry flow. While the blackberries have been in bloom since early June for...
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