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  1. Thread: Petition

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    Petition

    Sign the petition for to withdraw clothiannidin. A chemical proven to kill honeybees
    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/5/save-the-bees-ask-epa-to-withdraw-clothianidin-registration/
  2. Thread: Bee die offs

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    Bee die offs

    I recently bought some nucs from tony up in Maine and he was telling me about how he lost 200 hives to a chemical. I was reading the paper this morning and I thought id like to share the article with...
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    Banking frames/ ants

    I am banking some pollen and honey frames in some spare hives. If there a better way to do this? Also ants seem to well "hangout" in the hive how do I fix this problem?
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    Disease Identifcation

    I have a hive that was a deadout this past winter. I was looking through it the other day and some capped brood looked like AFB but i opened the cells and there was a premature bee. This bee was...
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    Spring Treatments

    I know this question has been asked many times before. But I will ask anyways.
    What do many of you do/use for spring treatments? Anyone consider using Mann Lakes HopGuard?
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    Dealing with Dadant

    Recently I bought some plasticell foundation as well as some other products from Dadant. This cost me a pretty big chunk of change. Well I received the packages and seemed alright. I looked at the...
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    Epa!!!

    Look at this article
    http://www.fastcompany.com/1708896/wiki-bee-leaks-epa-document-reveals-agency-knowingly-allowed-use-of-bee-toxic-pesticide
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    Re: Queen rearing in the North?

    I hate the fact that package bees are sent up north it just seems like a good way of spreading pests and diseases. I think everyone should get bees from local beekeepers. Queens though you could get...
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    Re: brushy mtn bee

    Code for free shipping is PCCM
  10. Thread: Candy Boards

    by Beesrfun
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    Candy Boards

    I am wondering a couple things why do you add corn syrup to the mix why not just use sugar. Second how do you guys that make a ton of candy boards make so many?
  11. Thread: Humble Abodes

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    Humble Abodes

    Just wanted let everyone know that I picked up some frames and hive bodies from Humble Abodes in Windsor Maine today. Wow I was very impressed with their operation great people. Quality was superb. I...
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    Re: Pollen sub feeding

    Keith What do you do to make winter losses that low? what type of bees you got? And What type of nutrition are you feeding/ medication routine?
  13. Thread: Promo codes

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    Re: Promo codes

    Brushy Mountain it gives free shipping
  14. Thread: Promo codes

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    Promo codes

    Wondering if anyone knows the promo codes for Dadant or any other companies?
    I know the free shipping code for free shipping at Brushy mountain is PCCM
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    How many hives per yard

    So I am in Maine and wondering how many hives you think is possible per yard in general. I mean Maine is a pretty wooded area so I don't know what would be a healthy amount of hives per yard.
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    Re: Better price on sugar

    I wish I got sugar at 27 cents a pound
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    Re: Better price on sugar

    Mike where do you get your sugar?
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    Re: High-fructose corn syrup vs. Sugar syrup

    Id say that for health of the bees sucrose would be better.But if you want to save a couple bucks HFCS would be what you want. Like said earlier its all on what your plan is.
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    Re: Mite Resistance

    so exactly what are the resistant strains out there that can be used my the public?
  20. Thread: Foundation

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    Re: Foundation

    What about Plastic foundation with bees wax coating?
  21. Thread: Foundation

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    Foundation

    What are your feelings on plastic and bees wax foundation. I have heard the bees don't like to plastic foundation to much and won't or take a long time drawing them out.
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    Re: Cheap but good

    Wayne how many hives do you have?
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    Cheap but good

    What are some good quality but cheap companies for hive bodies frames and etc...
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    Re: Mite Resistance

    I am wondering what specfic bee they were talking about. I mean that article was fairly new
  25. Thread: Equipment

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    Re: Equipment

    Hivebodies, Frames, etc I am sorry I should have been specific
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