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    Re: hilbilly warmer

    Radar,
    Thank You
    Mike
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    Re: Reliquifying buckets

    Anybody want to post pictures of said freezer/fridge units?
    Mike
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    Re: Customer concern

    I'm gonna stick my hand out in a token of friendship and brotherly love and say "Thanks",this has been quite an entertaining read.
    Carry on
    Mike
  4. Re: Honey Hive Farms, Give away!!! Win One of Three Prizes for 2014!!!

    I'm in... and when I win, I'll donate it to the local FFA or 4H group.
    Mike
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    Re: BEE inspector.

    Charlie,
    In PA we are supposed to have the registered, 10 bucks for 2yrs. The inspector for my area told me that if he sees some from the road not on his list he will stop and introduce himself and...
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    Re: How is the fall flow in your area?

    Seems to be going rather well here in NW Pa. This evenings incoming foragers were crash landing in front of the hive and either climbing up the high blades of grass to take off again or just climbing...
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    Re: First Cut Out

    I'll add 1 thing you may want to consider. Wear a respirator or very good dusk(N-95) mask under your veil.
    That black mold your going to have to disturb to get the comb out is more dangerous then...
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    Re: Foxglove (digitalis pupurea) and Honey

    After having 1000's upon 1000's of foxgloves growing in my gardens and yard. I've never seen a honey bee on one that I can remember, bumbles and masons yes but honey bees no.
    I'd also think that...
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    Re: 'what's new' button

    squarepeg,
    The list depends on how long it is between log-ins. Somedays when I don't login for 2-3 days my new post list will be 4-5 pages. other days it may only be 1-2.
    Mike
  10. Re: 1st year honey harvest total for the class of 2012 newbees. Results?

    Started on April 2nd with 1 package and a starter kit. Harvested 32.5 lbs in August.
    In mid Sept. the hive came under heavy attack from yellow jackets and another local hive. I reduced the opening...
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    Re: Hive Top Feeders

    I had some issues with just one side of mine. May have been the way it sat on the hive. I never reversed it to see if that was the problem. I just made a minor modification with some cross stich...
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    Re: Still getting wrong bee calls

    In this day and age with smart phones and technology. Get them to text or E-mail you a picture. It would cut down on a lot of mistaken Id or B.S.
    Mike
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    Last date for a cut out

    After searching thru the archives and not finding any info. My question would be,

    When is the latest time in the season that you would do a cut out and expect a reasonable chance of the hive to...
  14. Re: Honey yield per hive in northern wisconsin

    John,
    I would semi disagree with you on this. It may be highly unlikely to get 60lbs of honey but 60lbs total weight is not impossible. I did my 1st extraction yesterday with a medium super and the...
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    Re: Planting for the bees

    Here's a local supplier that some of you may find useful
    http://www.ernstseed.com/seed-mixes/
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    Re: Which hive tool?

    Bluegrass quote
    "Now for some trivia: Who knows what the key hole in the middle of a standard hive tool is for?"

    The keyhole is a nail puller.
    We use ship scrapers/flat bars /hive tools for...
  17. Thread: Plant ID

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    Re: Plant ID

    I'll give it a go
    pics 2&3star thistle
    4&5 birds foot trefoil
    6&7 golden rod
    8 heliopis(sp)
    9 dogbane
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