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    Re: Fall Honey-new bee keeper

    We pulled our supers off last week and began getting the girls ready for Winter. The goldenrod is just starting to bloom in our area. We do not collect after Labor Day leaving the goldenrod/aster...
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    Re: wood for screened bottom

    I made two inner covers with walnut and plywood and uses them this past year with no ill effect.
  3. Thread: Checking SG

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    Checking SG

    I'm making my first batch and was wondering how often I should be checking the SG. There is still lots of activity at the airlock.
  4. Thread: Stevia Blooms

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    Stevia Blooms

    I know the extract of the stevia plant has no nutritional value for the bees but what about the flower. I have a plant that is blooming now and the girls are all over it. Is this a less than...
  5. Thread: Is This Typical?

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    Is This Typical?

    I'm a second year beek. We overwintered our two hives and planned to add two more hives. We wanted to try nucs this year so we ordered 2 and picked them up on April 17th. I also picked up a nuc for...
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    Re: Bees and nonselective herbicides

    The plan is to kill everything and reseed with native grasses.
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    Re: Bees and nonselective herbicides

    The agent was not specified. Is there a difference?
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    Bees and nonselective herbicides

    Sometime this year, the hayfields at the farm where my bee are living will be sprayed with a nonselective herbicided to remove all the fecsue. This probable won't happen until the Fall. I was...
  9. Thread: August Reminder

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    Re: August Reminder

    This is my first year and I was wondering how do you force the queen down?
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    Duramycin-10 vs Terramycin

    Is there any difference between these two items? What is the appropriate dosing regimens?
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    Cane sugar vs beet sugar

    I'm hearing conflicting information about feeding. Is there a difference between the two?
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