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    Re: Varroa resistant bees

    yes and yes:thumbsup:
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    In my area we got any where from 30-45 a hive for melons pumpkins etc.
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    Re: bees shortage in almonds

    as to the two pathagons one researcher i heard talk last week in fresno said it looked like it was nosema c. and the other pathagon they have yet to name he is just refering to it as the beast, he...
  4. Thread: Plum trees

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    Re: Plum trees

    Some beek's over here in california pollinate the plums and get good money to same as almonds.:D
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    Re: Almond pollinator's how are they lookin

    It's been raining with more rain and wind, had a tornado warning for fresno and madera counties but nothing touched down.
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    Re: Shamrock "S"

    he get's his breeder queens from glenn and selects drone mothers from his hives and places the mateing nuc's in isolated locations, the packaged bee's come from browns in austraila.
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    Re: Shamrock "S"

    Went up and checked out Shad's operation very up to date outfit, looking to get early queens from him, nice friendly guy and he is a decent sized beek he made the comment that he has 15,000...
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    Re: bees shortage in almonds

    Oh ya we got the rain if it keeps up like this might have to get out the waders for the girl's:lpf:, but we still need alot more, I've been hearing an early bloom this year know a grower with a...
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Matt, i was actualy refering to bryan beekman, are you to related? I used to work for bryan for awhile? nice guy, very nice equipment and man nice HOTRODS:cool:
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Tom, hello from just north of you, just out of curosity do you happen to know who this beekeeper is? I wounder if it's beekman?
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    I have not heard about the neonicotinoids, last year was the first time heading to the melons, although me bee's did get sprayed but it wasn't the melon grower, I'm positive that it came from a...
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    Re: 2 days worth of dead bees

    you maybe getting pollen that is toxic to the bee's, do you know what is blooming right now near you, Oleander pollen is posinous to bee's not sure when it blooms, also california buckeye is...
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    I'll go ahead and spill my beans:lookout:, I'm charging 120.00 a hive with 8-12 frame (average) to an almond grower who is also a good buddy, a fellow beekeeper i know is charging 130-140 depending...
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    Re: pollen substitute patties

    I also feed the megabee patties, my 87 hives seem to perfer it over the brood builder and i have noticed better fall and spring build up:applause:, i use it on my spring splits. I perfer to mix it...
  15. Thread: Hi y'all

    by Mike. T.
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    Re: Hi y'all

    26 cow calf + 1 registard black angus bull
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    Hi y'all

    Hello form centeral california, I have 87 hives can't wait to get into the almonds this year looking to get up to around 200 hives by next fall. I have worked for a commercial beekeeper who had 5000...
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