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    Re: Gulf Coast Drone Brood Levels?

    Yup, I have drone brood and drones still bee-booping around in my hives. You can still see them coming and going from the front entrance. Its still quite hot down here only getting down into the high...
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    Re: Jack Frost has Arrived :(

    Phew it was 96 today... Haha, have fun in snow I'll drink me a cold one outside with my shirt off working on my tan watching bees. :p
  3. Re: Mosquito Spraying with Malathion over my hives

    I did this last year. I call my local spray company that works for the county. Told them to stop spraying at and around my house and they said that was fine. Month later I hear around 9pm a familiar...
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    Re: Goldenrod Flow to the max!

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?273251-Goldenrod-blooms-up-north-before-it-blooms-in-the-south

    "Here in Mississippi, u won't see goldenrod blooming until late August-mid September,...
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    Re: Goldenrod Flow to the max!

    All this Golden Rod talk got me excited! It hasn't started to bloom down here yet in Mississippi on the coast. I parents that live further up closer to Hattisburg said they seen a couple rogue Golden...
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    Re: Goldenrod in West Georgia

    Nothing yet in Gulf Coast Mississippi. I live east of Biloxi nothing but green stuff around me.
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    Re: new place to get stung

    Goldenrod isn't the culprit of fall allergies, its usually ragweed. Since goldenrod pollen is heavier and ragweed is lighter. Ragweed gets carried in the wind.
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    Re: My first experience with Russian bees

    I use 10 frame deeps also for brood, easier for splits, and like drlonzo said i also have brood in the top box. Probably 6 frames in top box is brood. Our fall honey flow is about to start I'm so...
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    Download ad blocker and put it on your browser. Problem solved.
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    Re: US to ban GMO s and Neonicotinoids

    AWESOME NEWS! I literally live next to Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge!
  11. Thread: Popcorn Tree?

    by ChrisBex
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    Re: Popcorn Tree?

    There's a million and one popcorn trees in Mississippi. They are literally EVERYWHERE along with the swamp ti-ti (Cyrilla racemiflora). Both of them bloom at the same time giving southern MS beeks a...
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    Re: Pulled Frame Builder Hive.

    Good deal. Thanks for the input, I forgot that swarms tend to draw comb more readily than established hives. Good info.
    THANKS!
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    Pulled Frame Builder Hive.

    I don't know the technical name of it, but I was wondering what are peoples setups for having a hive just to pull wax on frames. Fall flow is getting closer and I'm looking for suggestions on...
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    Re: Feeling "ripped off"

    Go turkey hunting this year. Free brushes with a nice tasty turkey.
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    Re: Poo Yaah They MAD...

    I just got done working my Russians today also 7CST. They was temperamental also, I got bumped in the nose twice, so i put my veil on. I had to smoke them a little more than I'd like to, but found...
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    Re: Poo Yaah They MAD...

    Were in a dearth down here on the gulf coast atm. Still some maintenance blooms out though.
  17. Thread: Wax Moth

    by ChrisBex
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    Re: Wax Moth

    We always used a blow torch and burnt the wood. If its plastic frames... well you better freeze those :D
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    Re: 1st Year Russian Hives

    I have to say Russians are the way to go. I have had nothing, but wonderful things to say about my Russians that I started this year.
  19. Thread: Russian Nucs

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    Re: Russian Nucs

    Or if you want to wait until next year, put your order in now at Coy's. I got a Nuc from them this year and already had to split them to keep from swarming. A lot of TyTy and popcorn trees down here...
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