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    Re: Full Body Shots

    Beautiful! Love the one in purple!
  2. Thread: Grants ?

    by DirtyTurtle
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    Re: Grants ?

    I work at a nonprofit nature center and have found that the Farm Bureau often has small grants for educational applications of agri-related things, such as beekeeping. May or may not fit your bill...
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    Re: Learning from Asian Beekeepers

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Newbie from NW Arkansas

    Hi Jarod,

    From one Arkie chicken and beekeeper to another... Welcome!

    Maybe I'll see you around...

    Jason
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    Re: Henbit blooming

    Is the dark vibrant orange henbit pollen? That's the color my girls are coming home doused in, and henbit is in bloom 'round the yard.
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    Re: Bees clustered under hive normal?

    Well, I went out after dark tonight while all was quiet. I took the telescoping cover off, put a piece of plywood scrap over the hole, and I used a cardboard tray to gently brush and capture the...
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    Re: Bees clustered under hive normal?

    My queen is caged and rubberbanded to a frame. The candy plug was in when I closed it up yesterday.
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    Bees clustered under hive normal?

    I installed my first package yesterday.

    Last night I noticed a significant cluster of bees (like fist sized) under the hive, packed in against the screened bottom board. They're still there...
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    Re: maybe a silly question

    I noticed my new girls hitting the dandelions right after I installed mine today. Cool!
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    Re: Desktop Background

    Sweet! Thank you!
  11. Re: New smoker leaks around lid - can i fix it?

    Thanks, folks.

    I've had it lit twice while I await my girls. I haven't had any trouble lighting or keeping it lit (I used to forge metal with coal - eerily similar lighting techniques).

    I'm...
  12. New smoker leaks around lid - can i fix it?

    My new Kelley smoker leaks around the lid where the seam is. It isn't that big of a deal, but it does puff a little smoke back on my hands. I'd just prefer the smoke went out the nozzle where it...
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    Re: How did ya'll come up with your handle?

    My nephew used to call out "OLD DIRRRRTY TURRRRTLE!!!" when we'd find a box turtle. I liked it. The rest is dirty turtle history.
  14. Burr comb problem w/ Collins Feeders directly on frames?

    I'm a newbee... Bear with me.

    Is there potential for problems with burr comb buildup when placing Collins Ultimate Feeders directly on frames rather than a more traditional pail feeder over the...
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    Re: Hello from nw AR

    Hello from another NWAr guy!

    Stuck - I was at those classes too. Were you at the meeting last week?

    From one newbee to another...

    -Jason
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