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    Re: Recognizing Rader Sidetrack............

    You know I appreciate your participation here, Rader.
  2. Thread: Dansk Farms

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    Re: Dansk Farms

    That's easy for someone to say that does not have 1 cent at stake.
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    Re: Hi! From Eastern Long Island, NY!

    Eastern Long Island: My nuc yard (in May)
    (eastern is the operative word)

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    Behind hedge row is fallow field and further back a vineyard.

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    Standing in front of hives looking east.
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    Re: Savogran - Oxalic Acid - on Sale

    Savogran is a Company. One of their products is wood bleach which is 99.6% pure oxalic acid.
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    Re: Queen cells anyone!

    The EFB alarm again?
    Have you ever had to deal with EFB?
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    Re: Hi! From Eastern Long Island, NY!

    welcome to BeeSource from a fellow LI'er.
  7. Re: CAPA Report: 58% overwinter colony mortality in Ontario.

    The problem is that no one knows what the problem is. Lots of people seem content to attribute the present day bee hive maladies on everything but themselves. It's just easier that way.
  8. Re: CAPA Report: 58% overwinter colony mortality in Ontario.

    I'm reminded me of that Brothers Gibb song again. You know the one, I started a joke that got the whole world........
  9. Re: CAPA Report: 58% overwinter colony mortality in Ontario.

    No bees on corn here either. Our corn is grown for (you guys are going to laugh) eating on the cob or roasted sweet corn, corn mazes for fall agritourism or those dried tri-color corn door ornaments...
  10. Re: CAPA Report: 58% overwinter colony mortality in Ontario.

    ya know, I'll not forget the look on those property owners faces when I showed up to discuss taking over those yards. They had been told, in effect, that their cherished land couldn't support honey...
  11. Re: CAPA Report: 58% overwinter colony mortality in Ontario.

    My canaries are still living too.
    A beekeeper in my area was giving up what I considered choice yards here because of what was claimed the effects of neonics on their hives. The claim was that all...
  12. Re: CAPA Report: 58% overwinter colony mortality in Ontario.

    Another thread, same tactics, same story, same result.
    Reminds me of the Brothers Gibb song.
    http://youtu.be/3qlBsMoqccw
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    Re: Postponed superseedure?

    insufficient evidence to call out efb, it may even be one of the least likely.
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    Re: Postponed superseedure?

    what made you think it was efb in the first place?
  15. Re: great new Opportunity need advice on capitalization?

    It would pay dividends if you heeded your own advice.
    Drop it. You are out of your league here.
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    Poll: Re: Favorite / Best Pollen trap

    I use the sundance bottom traps. drawer opens on front.
    bees are fairly quick to adapt to it compared to what others have said about
    the top sundance.
    Downside from what others have said is pollen...
  17. Re: What's the best way to get bees out of supers for extracting?

    Roland, thank you for posting the article. I needed a visual and will work on this for next years harvest.

    Bernhard, Benton, etc. thank you all.

    being a one man show this could save me lots of...
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    Re: Want to keep bee BUT for scheduling

    welcome to beesource.

    why not manage that 25 acres of clearcut flowering pasture to be extremely bee friendly. By that I mean plants in that pasture, and the pastures borders, supplying bee...
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    you make it sound like nothing but doom and gloom. :eek:
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    Lots of former academics and retired government scientists take these big jobs too. Money talks.
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    Re: Cost of Feeding Sugar Syrup

    tim and jd>>> the OP is in N Texas, I'm thinking more than dearth. Severe drought maybe.
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    I wonder who'll be the head men in charge of all those hives?
    That's alot of bee hives.
    Maybe some of the guys they're buying out?
    Know anyone who's sold the operation lately?
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    Re: Cost of Feeding Sugar Syrup

    Best price I've found here is at Costco when feeding last fall/winter.
    give them a shot, 25lb & 50lb bags.
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    Re: Honey with a string Mint taste

    Jackam,
    the way I see it is when you are dealt mint, make mint juleps.:)
  25. Re: first inspection in 10 days.... here is what I found and did... close call.

    I'm glad you remembered that you saw the queen. In this case I'd leave the hive alone for now. It does sound like supercedure if the qcells were capped and the queen was still in the hive. If they...
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