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    Re: What Would You Do?

    I would not plow under the goldenrod or the asters. I would wait until Late January or early February. Broadcast your chosen type of clover, vetch, or other hard seed over the field. The freeze and...
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    Re: Top Bar Hive Plans

    http://www.bushfarms.com/beestopbarhives.htm

    Link is to Michael Bush's website. I have 2 top bars made using this information and they seem to be working well. 2 swarms caught on June 26. Large...
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    Tvneik,

    I am a 1 st year be haver. I had at least 1 hive swarm on June 26. Bees went about 50 yards and hunkered down in a tree. I prepared the hive for them and on the way to catch the swarm...
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    Preserve a sample of dead bees

    In order for there to be a valid complaint you will need an analysis of the bees to determine the toxin tha killed them. If there was blooming sweet clover next to the sprayed crop, as Tom G., said...
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    Suggestion needed

    Installed 4 packages last Saturday, nice day temps in the mid 50's and bees flying from about noon until 6:00 pm. Sunday through Tuesday were windy 15 to 40 mph, snow, rain, and temperature highs in...
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    Use Google Books

    Google has several books that are past copyright, say 75 years old available for download. www.google.com select books from the more menu, search for honey bee.

    One is ABC by A. I Root, 1877
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    Chick brooder

    For a quick and dirty chick brooder I use a galvanized stock tank, 2x2x5 with one or two heat lamps suspended into the top. 40 degrees and above 1 heat amp, below 40- 2 heat lamps.
  8. Gramps had bees and martins

    My grandfather had 2 hives of bees and two 12 room martin houses in the area of his garden, all were within about 100 feet of each other. He had this arrangemant as long as I can remember which...
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    Are bees trespassing in California?

    Interesting read from Yahoo News this morning.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090109/ap_on_bi_ge/farm_scene_bees_vs_tangerines

    :scratch:
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    If you are serious, go to the IRS website...

    If you are serious, go to the IRS website www.irs.gov and follow links to forms and publications. Download and study the Schedule F (Farming), Publication 225 (Instructions for Schedule F), Form 4797...
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    Good Service from Brushy Mountain

    Small time NEWBEE. I have placed three orders from Brushy Mountain, no back orders and received items in 5 business days. All appears to be good quality.:)
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