Search:

Type: Posts; User: JoshW

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    518

    Re: lemon honey first time

    I had my partner do both types and I could easily pick out the real lemon flavor in a blind test
  2. Replies
    10
    Views
    518

    Re: lemon honey first time

    I mixed it in while mixing in seed honey. So it will be creamed. I tried extract but it then tasted sour while real lemons gives it a much better flavor.
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    518

    Re: lemon honey first time

    Sounds delicious. We have so many people asking for lemon honey. And others that sell it say it is a top seller, more than cinnamon. On cinnamon honey I get a $2 per lb premium so there is...
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    518

    lemon honey first time

    I just mixed 2 cups of lemon juice (8 lemons) into 50 lbs of honey. This is my first time doing it. Does anyone else want to share anything about lemon honey? I am a little concerned about adding...
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    895

    Re: Who would ship queens to war-torn countries?

    I received a queen request from this company to the middle east through Facebook. I turned it down and got an apology reply. Then 2 weeks ago I got a request for a single kg of pollen from the same...
  6. Replies
    4
    Views
    339

    creamed honey setting solid

    I have had several customers call or contact me about my creamed honey setting solid enough that it is like a frozen butter bar, not spreadable like they would like it.... I know that 30 seconds in...
  7. Thread: Bartering honey

    by JoshW
    Replies
    17
    Views
    2,019

    Re: Bartering honey

    I trade for pork, my retail price against theirs. Essentially a sale from both sides, just this way no money changes hands. I might add they use the honey to flavor the pork I eat. Double win for me...
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    536

    Re: speeding up filtering?

    Right now I am just using a scratching fork as the combs are to shallow due to running 10 frames per box for comb building.

    Once I need to uncap more than 4 frames per minute I will buy a silver...
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    536

    speeding up filtering?

    I am looking for a way, a machine or a process for filtering honey after extraction.

    I should be able to run at least 144 frames per hour through my 36 frame extractor. I am currently running...
  10. Thread: How Much Effort

    by JoshW
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,122

    Re: How Much Effort

    I set up spreadsheet formulas and play with them all winter entering what ifs.... and try to prepare for the best case scenario.
    That way when spring rolls around I always have extra equipment........
  11. Thread: How Much Effort

    by JoshW
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,122

    Re: How Much Effort

    Credit card, line of credit, personal loan. You alone decide your risk level.

    Want to lower your risk?.... Slow down your expansion.

    Be prepared to sink your hard earned money into your bees...
  12. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Re: Angry landowners

    Right, a makeshift road maintained by the farmer.
  13. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Re: Angry landowners

    Its still raining and I have the flu. Looks like the rain might clear up on Tuesday.
  14. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Re: Angry landowners

    Nope, I just made it all up because I have nothing better to do..... its copied word for word.

    now your wasting my time. I guess we are even.
  15. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Re: Angry landowners

    I hope you don't watch action movies with that mentality. :no:
  16. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Re: Angry landowners

    What I was really looking for here was stories of disputes with land owners.....

    I handled mine professionally and swiftly and it really was a non-issue.

    I want to hear some Hatfield and McCoy...
  17. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Re: Angry landowners

    Landowner: I see you have been driving to your hives. Thought we had discussed you wouldn't drive when it's wet and such. Driving down our feed not sure what to think

    JW: Sorry we did not discuss...
  18. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Re: Angry landowners

    Exactly, If there was anything on the land other than wild grass I would not even have thought of driving on the field. This was an unfenced pasture, they mow it down and make hay. The road was not...
  19. Thread: Angry landowners

    by JoshW
    Replies
    68
    Views
    4,565

    Angry landowners

    Have you ever had your hives on the land of a landowner who you upset or who just became unreasonable?

    It has been raining off and on for over a week now and supposed to rain off and on until at...
  20. Replies
    3
    Views
    224

    Illegal to kill bees in Puerto Rico

    I received this message from a friend,

    "I have friends in Puerto Rico who are having a bee problem, but it is illegal to kill them there. Is there any way to deter bees from living in a...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    423

    Re: How many cells to leave in hive?

    I wouldn't quite call losing 14 days of egg laying free, That amounts to a decent crop loss on the Canadian prairies. the difference between 0lbs of honey and 50lbs - 75lbs per double nuc. I would...
  22. Replies
    8
    Views
    423

    How many cells to leave in hive?

    I am able to purchase capped queen cells for $2 or queens for $20-$30.

    I am tired of paying $30 each to ship in queens.

    I will be splitting double deep hives down into 5 frame nucs, 2 frames of...
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,667

    Re: How much is too much? How desperate are people?

    I am having trouble finding drawn supers in southern MB for my expansion. Even very sad looking supers of drawn comb are going for above $35 and they are gone within a week of being posted anywhere,...
  24. Replies
    133
    Views
    9,516

    Re: beekeeper pay scale?

    I find this argument about wages about the same I find the argument about charging customers too much money for merchandise.

    If your still buying it or working there, then the prices/wages are...
  25. Replies
    11
    Views
    680

    Re: Why use more than one brood box?

    I pulled this calc from Allen Dicks diary Friday march 24-25, 2000. sorry for missing the reference.
    http://www.honeybeeworld.com/diary/2000/diary031500.htm

    He does reference to several sources...
Results 1 to 25 of 120
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4