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    Re: Bees not working hubam

    Jon11,
    Its getting dry in OK also but the bees are so thick in the Hubam it makes you think twice before walking in it. If your clover is still looking bright green it probably has enough water...
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    Re: Hubam Clover

    Its around waist to chest high and blooming. It warms my heart to hear the gentle hummmmm when you walk by the field. Your from OK so you know about the windy days we have been having the clover...
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    by maedmonson
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    Re: Planting

    Hubam sweet clover annual blooms about 70 days after planting in OK. Since it is a legume, it provides nitrogen to your soil. Draught resistant

    Mix some Phacelia and borage with the Hubam
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    Re: Drill bit size for worker bees passage

    thank u
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    Drill bit size for worker bees passage

    What size bit makes a hole that allows workers to pass and excludes virgin queens?
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    Re: Robbing styrofoam Mini Nucs

    Brandy,
    Has this worked for you or were you sharing ideas? The last times we have attempted raising queens in the mini nuc the robber bees really attack with a vengence. Maybe folks move these...
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    Robbing styrofoam Mini Nucs

    Haven't had luck with this type of nuc the syrup always draws robbers and they overwhelm the nurse bees. Some folks have good luck with these whats the trick to keep the robbing down?
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    Re: Hubam Clover

    Remember you can probably plant again after it flowers for a fall flow
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    Re: Hubam Clover

    http://www.geneticseed.com/comm_viewproduct.aspx?ID=138

    He will get you cheap shipping.

    Also abseed has it by lb.

    I think raising bee nectar and pollen forage is the future of...
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    Re: Hubam Clover

    Throw a couple of lbs of Phacelia in with it and you will be impressed with the results. Phacelia will produce before the Hubam and so you can have even longer flow. You can get Phacelia from...
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    Re: Spring planting

    ABSeed has it by the lb
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    Re: Spring planting

    If you have 7 ph ish soil, take a look at Hubam clover. I am also impressed with Phacelia Tantacetifolia
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    Re: buckwheat in Texas

    $10/lb from these folks and a lb goes a long ways

    http://shop.wildseedfarms.com/Purple-Tansy_Lacy-Phacelia/productinfo/3334/

    My bet is the nectar output from buckwheat doesn't come close to...
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    Re: buckwheat in Texas

    Jase,
    Ever considered planting phacelia tanacetifolia should grow wonderful in TX. Maybe mix it in with the Buckwheat
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