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  1. Thread: Supers for sale

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    Re: Supers for sale

    i was just looking for that post too...
  2. Re: Help needed with Dept. of Transpotation Requirments?

    My head hurts... i enforced these laws for 30 yrs and my head hurts....i need more coffee
  3. Re: Help needed with Dept. of Transpotation Requirments?

    pull into a weight station over 26000gvw without a log book, beekeeper or not you will receive a paper present from the inspector and a red out of service tag. Beekeepers are exempt, certain...
  4. Re: Help needed with Dept. of Transpotation Requirments?

    needed:

    DOT #
    UCR paid yearly $75 for up to 2 trucks
    CDL with medical can haul everything, Med card exempt, your bees only(under 2600lbs no cdl needed)
    company name on side of truck with DOT #...
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    Blueberries and strawberries

    any input on how many hives per acre for blueberries and strawberries, and how much rental per hive. Just had a farmer call and ask for hives and he wasnt sure how many or how much.
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    Re: The Joys of beekeeping

    ya looks that way, come around corner to the left, driveway on the right at corner, soft wet sand shoulder. so we put a chain on the skid steer arm, put tension on loader chained to trailer and the...
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    The Joys of beekeeping

    Early morning, not enough coffee and a soft shoulder make a great start to the day of moving hives...


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  8. Thread: Bee Nets

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    Bee Nets

    I need some input from those that know. I am getting ready to buy some bee nets for a semi. How about some ideas on what I should order, grommets, rings, box end or flaps, separate runners on the...
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    Re: who hauls their own bees on their own semi

    not easy to find, unless you have a source?
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    Re: who hauls their own bees on their own semi

    Well, i see what everyone is saying. My thinking was this: I retired in oct 14. Doing beekeeping fulltime as a retirement gig. (500 -1000 hives) at 300 hundred now. Wife retires in Nov 15. So...
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    who hauls their own bees on their own semi

    Been doing the math and it doesn't add up. 3 grand each way per load, so if you have more than 1 load, you double your bill. So if i send 400 hives south @ 1250 miles @ $3 a mile, lets round out to...
  12. Thread: Acorn Frames

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    Acorn Frames

    Does anyone have any experience with acorn plastic frames? I have used pierco frames before and was not really impressed, as i had to re-wax to get them drawn out. I figured i'd give nick a try at...
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    Re: Pseudo Name on Bee Source

    Scokat (scokat Farm & Apiary) scott & kathy...
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    Re: Food Safety Plan

    no, NYS state has a HBH(homegrown by Heroes) program for vets, i just need a food safety plan to finalize the qualification. Up here in western NY everyone looks for the HBH sticker, the western part...
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    Food Safety Plan

    Has anyone written a food safety plan for processing your honey from the time you pull it off the hive until it is sold. I was looking for examples if anyone has one.
  16. Thread: Southbound 2012

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    Re: Southbound 2012

    Oh ya by the way...

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    DONE...Retired after 30 yrs, free at last, now to collect for 30 years. :D
  17. Thread: Southbound 2012

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    Re: Southbound 2012

    Im a month behind and I don't know who to blame, brian, ya i'm blaming brian....
  18. Thread: Ultrasonication

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    Re: Ultrasonication

    http://www.hielscher.com/honey_01.htm
  19. Thread: Ultrasonication

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    Ultrasonication

    Just wondering if anyone uses this process on their honey. Saw a presentation on it this past weekend. Keeps honey from crystalizing for up to 350 days, no heat, the process destroy the honey...
  20. Re: Farm license plates (benefits or regulations)

    i asked that question, ag plates on the tractor yes, trailer no.
  21. Re: Farm license plates (benefits or regulations)

    get ag plates in ny and you are covered. you notice in the new map-21 it states " GVW or GVWR" it does not state "GCVWR" so if your driving a truck and trailer, even articulated, over 26001, you...
  22. Re: Empire State Honey Producers Association Summer Picnic

    Mark,

    wife got the day off we will be there, only 1 hr from the house.

    scott
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    Re: Slipper Spring issues

    same trailer as mine, but mine is a gooseneck. I checked ebay for prices, found it cheaper, called them, told them what I could get it for from other store, they matched it.
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    Re: Slipper Spring issues

    yes dexter oil bath, have a nice clear axle cap/plug to check the oil level, ensuring easy/ adequate lubrication. like I said the trailer was $7500.
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    Re: Slipper Spring issues

    B, just south of you is a big tex dealer, in PA they carry both bumper and gooseneck trailers. That is where I picked mine up. Have had no issues with it, 25 ft - 22500 lb deckover gooseneck. ...
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