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  1. Re: Oxalic Acid ... soon approved for use in beehives

    Public comment period is until March 6 2015. Not 2016.

    Randy
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    Re: bees only heat the cluster?

    Do they have an inner cover with a hole? That's why the melted area is small.



    Randy....
  3. Thread: Moving them in

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    Re: Moving them in

    What was the outside temperature when you moved these hives indoors?


    Randy
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    Re: suggestions for cap and ladder mesh

    McMaster-Carr

    Look up "Polyethylene Mesh Sleeves".

    Randy
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    Re: need package bees in northern Minnesota

    Did you try Mann Lake


    Randy
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    Re: Large pesticide bee-kill in minnesota

    WLC

    I am not sure that is true.

    http://www.animallaw.info/cases/causmn693nw2d181.htm


    Randy
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    Re: Large pesticide bee-kill in minnesota

    Like I said, have you called him and asked for the results?
    Do you not think the local newspapers and other local media did not cover this.
    Is this law suit with the four named beekeepers and...
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    Re: Large pesticide bee-kill in minnesota

    Have you ever called and ask him the results. He shared them at a local beekeepers meeting, did not seem like any big secret as you keep implying.
    Please don't ask what he said as this would be...
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    Re: Large pesticide bee-kill in minnesota

    So your saying that if farmer "John" plants his crop on his side of the fence line and his neighbor "Pete" plants his crop on his side of the fence line. Then "Pete" does some aerial spraying and has...
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    Re: Large pesticide bee-kill in minnesota

    It's not only Steve with problems.
    http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2013/05/16/minn-farmer-blames-pesticides-for-big-bee-die-off/


    Randy
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    Re: Tell EPA to suspend bee-killing pesticides

    You may want to check this group out.
    http://www.pollinatordefense.org


    Randy
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    Re: Where to buy #8 mesh in bulk?

    Check out:
    www.hardwareworld.com

    Randy
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    Re: Any Suppliers use Spee Dee?

    Add one thing to the Mann Lake order that is not free shipping and you will pay shipping on the whole order. SpeeDee is the way to go if your in their service area.

    Randy
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    Re: Oct 1st today who's still extracting honey???

    We also have had a few reports of this darker honey in Western MN. I had one yard that produce the darker honey. The beekeepers I talked to had no idea what plant produced it. It came in later...
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    Re: 10 Gallon Iced Tea Dispenser for Bottling Tank?

    I use one of these for bottling. I installed a honey gate. Then made a cylinder out of stainlees mesh about 6" inchs in dia. the same hight as the inside and sewed a strainer cloth to put inside of...
  16. Thread: nosema treatment

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    Re: nosema treatment

    Roland

    The article continue's on to 2011 season saying he treated with the same treatment in the fall of 2010 and that the colonies looked good going into winter. I'll quote of his findings in...
  17. Thread: nosema treatment

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    Re: nosema treatment

    Roland
    If your referring to the article in the January ABJ by Don Jackson I'll Quote "It took less than three weeks and the brood areas went from "crappy" and "snotty" to solid healthful patterns...
  18. Thread: nosema treatment

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    Re: nosema treatment

    I should of added to the above post if you look at the instructions for use of Fumagilin-B that spraying medicated syrup is a acceptable application.

    Randy
  19. Thread: nosema treatment

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    Re: nosema treatment

    If you go to the Nozevit Web site it will tell you to either use the drench or spray method.
    In Don Jackson's article he said that his bee samples were sent in on April 17 2010. So you would assume...
  20. Thread: Mark Sunderberg

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    Re: Mark Sunderberg

    You can contact Mark at 218-731-5942

    Randy
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    Re: Minnesota Dreaming?

    I would consider Itasca State Park located North of Park Rapids MN. It has camping, boat rentals, swimming, playgrounds, bike trails and rentals. Its also the headwaters of the Mississippi.
    It's a...
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    Re: Pickup truck mounted crane and gear advice?

    Here's another one at Northern Tool. Little more spendy.

    http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_650281_650281

    ....Randy
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    Re: Waldo bees in Ohio

    Good service and good bee's. Very few dead bee's in package's after being shipped to Minnesota.:)

    ......Randy
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    Re: Galveston, TX weather in January?

    Take a look.
    http://www.galveston.com/webcams/


    .......Randy
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    Re: Hello from Minnesota

    Welcome

    There are a number of Beekeepers in our area. Most I'am sure will be willing to help you get started.
    Here is a blog with a lot of reading and good information on keeping bees in MN....
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