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    Re: Beeswax Candle Wicking

    My best luck have been the pre-assembled ones that you can get from any of the bee supply companies.
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    Re: Blow bees

    Did this last fall for the first time. Things I learned: do it on a cool day so the bees you blow out stay in their new hive, put multiple hives together the more the better. For a single we were...
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    Re: please excuse this little rant

    First let me start off by saying that I have 10 years of commercial beekeeping behind me until this spring when I sold out. Secondly let me tell you that I am currently working out in the North...
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    Used Extractor Wanted

    Looking for a good used extractor. Would be interested in anything from a 2 on up to 20 frame extractor.
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    Re: Extractor Advice

    Right now I have just a few hives but hope to have my numbers back up in a couple years. I have been looking for a used one but i think that is like finding a needle in a haystack as soon as someone...
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    Extractor Advice

    Just wondering what others are using for an extractor. Been doing my research, but with so many options and price differences was wondering what other small scale beekeepers recommend and are using...
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    Re: American Farm Bureau Announcement

    Any new updates on this? keep getting the run around with my contact at DOT . Must be as clear as mud for them too.
  8. Re: Looking for some New Wood Frame assembly advice?

    We squeeze the frame together so the foundation is tight and put 3 brad nails thru the top bar and foundation and 3 thru bottom bar and foundation. Strengthens the frames greatly. We buy all...
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    Re: American Farm Bureau Announcement

    Have a call into our States Fed DOT office they are doing some checking on what these new regs. mean for beekeepers. Will post back when we get some answers
  10. Re: What kind of syrup pump used on a truck mounted feeder tank

    Sorry for the late reply its a Roper 2835. Pumps the thickest of syrup without a problem.
  11. Thread: Canola

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    Re: Canola

    We place hives here on canola in North Dakota. If the conditions are right canola will keep flowering for an extended period of time however if the weather turns hot the canola will shut down and...
  12. Re: What kind of syrup pump used on a truck mounted feeder tank

    Got rid of the "trash pump" set up this year, switched over to a gear pump wouldn't go back to the trash pump set up again blow to many seals when syrup is cold and stiff. Have a 2" line coming from...
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    Re: Commercials Using Apigaurd

    We are just starting our second round of apiguard treatment (we were advised to do 3 25g treatments). Seems to be doing the trick have several sticky boards placed randomly around in different...
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    Re: Hello from North Dakota

    SideYard I am in southwestern North Dakota. S.M.N sorry that i can't help you with wintering bees here we go to California with them in the winter months
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    Hello from North Dakota

    Long time reader of beesource but first time poster. Been beekeeping for 10 years now and every day is a learning experience (but that is the best part).
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