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    Re: How late to doa walk away split in VA?

    Agree, to late, need to add queen.
  2. Experience with Jonathen Blankenship in Visalia, CA (Bee Broker)

    :(We had Jonathen contact us in Dec - Jan about sending hives to California for almond pollination. He kept calling and telling us how it would be good money and he would take care of everyting. We...
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    Need Trucking to Almonds

    Does anyone know of any truckers who would be available to take a load or two of hives to California from the Maryland area? Need to ship within the next few weeks. Thanks for any info.
  4. Small hive beetle lecture Hagerstown, Maryland 10/11/11

    Hagerstown Valley Apian Society
    Welcomes Guest Speaker Mike Embrey
    The Beekeeping Club for Washington County

    Date & Time: October 11, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Washington County Agricultural...
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    Feeding Pepsi syrup to Bees?

    Wanted any advice on feeding Pepsi syrup concntrate to bees. Is it ok to do or has anyone tried it. Someone has offered us some outdated boxes of pepsi and we thought we could feed our hive with it....
  6. Thread: Usda / elap

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    Re: Usda / elap

    Got a call today that our application was approved by the local COC. Do not know payment amounts, they have still not collected the estimated ELAP payment amounts to the national office to determine...
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    Re: Propolis Trap and pollen traps

    I use the Sundance top trap. I love it. Does not collect much trash. But it is expensive.
    As far as propolis we use screens between the hive and lids, and they cover it with propolis. When it gets...
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    Re: Too late to start a nuc in Florida?

    Hope it warms up by next week. I'm coming down to the ABF Convention next week.
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    Re: Almond pollinator's how are they lookin

    We shipped a load out last week. They looked good. We have been feeding them. How is the weather been in Calf. for the bees?

    My dad has had about a 30% lost with his hives. I have had about 60%...
  10. Thread: Usda / elap

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    Re: Usda / elap

    We are having trouble filling ous out. Could someone post a copy of a compleated form (without you numbers)? It would really help. We have had a big loss and can't get any help filling out the...
  11. Re: Just booked my flight to Orlando for the ABF Conference

    I'm going down. I got a room about 2 blocks away for $40 a night. I've never been to one before. Looking forward to going.
  12. Thread: USDA announcement

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    Re: USDA announcement

    I went to our local office to fill out the application. They were not very helpful at all. Is the deadline on Dec for losses in 2008 or 2009? Does anyone have a completed form they could put online...
  13. Thread: Bear advice

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    Re: Bear advice

    We had a bear attack our hives a few years ago. He did the same thing as you discribed. The second time he got differnt hives. They like to get the brood. We called the DNR and after alittle paper...
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    Chalk Brood Problems

    Can anyone give me any suggestions on cleaning up chalk brood? I have a
    yard with 28 hives in it and over 8 hives have chalk brood. Is there anything that I can do to get it out of our hives? Is...
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