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    Re: minimizing robbing

    "Now we pry up the boxes and slide in a left over piece of plywood which moves the entrance off to the side of the front. "

    Smoke'm, PERHAPS A PICTURE WOULD EXPLAIN THIS BETTER
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    And what did we do before treated seed, at the first sign of crop damage from pests we sprayed, so therefore treated seed must increase yields, unless of course the pest has become immune to the...
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    I don't think its quite that simple, with all the canola grown being treated and no damage ,that anyone can prove at least,why are we seeing this problem in Ontario, some places in the US ( bee...
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    Some people seem to have their mind pretty well made up that these bee deaths are somehow the result of negligence on behalf of the Ontario beekeepers,me, I'm still open to thinking otherwise.I have...
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    Try this link Ian

    http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/issues/304/pollinators-and-pesticides/reports/2999/heavy-costs-weighing-the-value-of-neonicotinoid-insecticides-
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    When farmers use or buy neonictoid treated seed they are buying insurance against crop loss from pests.I think the recent statement from EPA that neonics on soybeans ,which does very little for...
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    Re: Nosema spore counts this fall

    Nosema ceranae Escapes Fumagillin Control in Honey Bees
    http://www.plospathogens.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.ppat.1003185,


    spore count actually increases after treament
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    Neonic's are an insecticide,they kill bees,sub lethal effects are very hard to measure, and they appear to be building up in the soil,that is what it is
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    YOU ARE CORRECT IAN

    http://tdaynard.com/2014/05/01/what-corn-canola-comparisons-tell-us-about-neonics-and-bees-plenty-actually/


    The rate of neonic application per hectare is virtually the...
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    Re: Different Oxalic Acid Vaporizers

    In my opinion the ultimate oxalic vaporizer
    http://www.honeybeeworld.com/diary/2011/diary101011.htm


    made by cowan manufacturing
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    Even if the seeding density is the same , there is more neonic on one corn seed than on a canola seed
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    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    I wouldn't be to hasty to judge those Ontario beekeepers or in thinking that they miscalculated in doing some testing , IPM for parasites or diseases.Keeping bees alive is a risky business ,no matter...
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    Re: Nitril gloves

    I'm trying some of these JOKAHOLD35.....GRIP MATERIAL ON THE GLOVES, PLASTIC SLEEVE, ELASTIC END

    http://www.jokasafe.fi/en/jokaxo_35.html
  14. Re: Cold canadian winter was good for something

    It would seem this week we have more than our fair share,there were a few early July but now too many
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    Re: What to do with a squater?

    Recidivism (/rɨˈsɪdɨvɪzəm/; from recidive and ism, from Latin recidīvus "recurring", from re- "back" and cadō "I fall") is the act of a person repeating an undesirable behavior after he/she has...
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    Re: Heat exchanger temp setting

    A kettle full of boiling water into the spinner first thing in the morning,helps keep the granulation from building up .Made my own drum puller, a 120 volt princess auto winch on a overhead...
  17. Re: Groeb Farms, Inc., Case No. 13-58200 (WS) United States Bankruptcy Court, Easte

    His generosity was not limited to landscaping, from what I have heard, he often over paid North American keepers for their honey, or paid more than the current market price, of course when a lot of...
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    Almond market shrinking??

    This from Bee-l,



    "Almonds are the top agricultural export to Russia from the Golden State, followed by pistachios, rice, prunes and wine. Last year, California exported $102.4 million worth...
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    Re: Heat exchanger temp setting

    Age old problem, too much wax ,and or ,wax not getting mixed or into fine particles to go thru heat exchanger
    The older rotary blade with slip clutch quite often needed to to be adjusted , only...
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    Re: Heat exchanger temp setting

    Cleaning out the heat exchanger, we ran it for a whole week , the first week, very light boxes and not much wax, , but it was heavily plugged, now I clean it out every day and it is much easier to...
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    Re: Heat exchanger temp setting

    Jim

    IS THE SOLENOID VALE HOOKED INTO THE PUMP FEEDING THE heat exchanger???

    Thank you
  22. Groeb Farms, Inc., Case No. 13-58200 (WS) United States Bankruptcy Court, Easte

    Groeb Farms, Inc., Case No. 13-58200 (WS)
    United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan


    http://www.kccllc.net/groebfarms

    EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW AND MORE
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    Re: Acorn frames

    it is heavy stuff ,man...weighs more than the competitors and has a abundance of wax,hopefully see how it performs
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    Re: beekeeper pay scale?

    Yes there is a shortage in Canada to hire foreigners to work labor type jobs?
    Few Canadians want to break into a sweat , pulling honey or doing menial labor type work, especially for just a couple...
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    Re: Winter losses ?

    Who said winter was over, it was snowing here this a.m....... makes for a short summer
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