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    Re: No Mead class at EAS 2011 honey show

    Is this the The Eastern Apicultural Society of North America?
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    Re: No Mead class at EAS 2011 honey show

    I'm new to meadcrafting and am trying to get my bees started this spring.

    Soooo...I'm not sure what the EAS 2011 honey show is.

    I would love a place to "show" my mead that I made from my very...
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    Re: No more mediums for me...

    Setting up all mediums as per Michael Bush. Waiting on bees. We'll see how it goes.
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    Re: No more mediums for me...

    I went with mediums because I didn't want to be lifting 90+ lbs. supers filled with honey.

    I do hope that they will be filled with honey. :)
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    Re: A Wealth of MISinformation

    Michael- I'm pretty new to bee keeping and to the forums, but I'm really starting to like the way you think.
  6. Thread: Clean Wax

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    Re: Clean Wax

    Thanks, that is what I'll do. ;)
  7. Thread: dutch clover

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    Re: dutch clover

    You should ask first.

    It would be the right thing to do.

    And a man should do what is right.
  8. Thread: Clean Wax

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    Re: Clean Wax

    My first hives.

    I will start with foundationless frames. I am now wondering, should I get some wax foundation to melt down and coat the starter strips. Or just leave them plain and hope the bees...
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    Re: First time in Middle Tn

    I don't know about the buckwheat. I make mead and most meadcrafters stay away from the eastern buckwheat because of the "barnyard" smell. I guess if you know what you'll get and are O.K. with it,...
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    Re: calibration fluid

    Different brands may have different moisture content.
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    Re: New legislation in TN

    New Tennessee beek here. I'm not sure I understand. Is House Bill 1670 a new set of state laws or an amendmet of laws already on the books?

    House Bill 1671, I'm all for.
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    Re: How many out there are treatment free?

    New Beek here. Just got two hives and trying to get some nucs frum Alan Bukley at Mountain Valley Bees. He claims, 20 years of forced natural selection and has treated twice in 14 years. Plan to keep...
  13. Thread: Purple Honey?

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    Re: Purple Honey?

    Purple honey is from Zudzu bloom. There is a thread here somewhere that goes into quite some detail. You could also google it.
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    Re: What to do with 30 year old honey

    Make mead. :)
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    Re: Honey price at farmers market?

    I do not keep bees, therefore I do not sell honey. Yet. I hope to start some hives in the spring.

    With this being said, I agree with bigbearomaha wholehartedly.

    Price fixing should be a shame...
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