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    Re: John & Wayne's Honey Stick device

    I read a book by the guy who came up with the "Pet Rock". His summation of a patent... An invitation to a law suit.
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    Re: How to cool hives in the hot summer?

    Many years ago, one of our area's agricultural newspaper columnist ( in the Shreveport Times ) Jack Dillard stated that the worst thing to come along in the cattle industry was the air conditioner....
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    Re: Queen rearing - cell punch question

    Thanks Kevin. My getting into bees is without mentor due to my work schedule. So much info out there. Lots of it useful. Not enough lifetimes to apply all. But queen rearing seems to be a necessity...
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    Re: Queen rearing - cell punch question

    I'll probably smack my forehead with the palm of my hand..... I get A.I., but what is I.I. ? I. would "I." guess be "instrumental". But that's artificial also.
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    Re: 10 frame vs 8 frame???

    Thanks Fusion power. I wasn't aware of the possible diminishing returns.
    Keith
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    Re: 10 frame vs 8 frame???

    Oops. Double posted
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    Re: 10 frame vs 8 frame???

    I heard in a youtube video where Dr. Larry Connor commented that HE had difficulty getting his bees to draw out the two outermost frames. (And I thought it was just me). So, with a shrug of his...
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    Re: Question about Nucs

    How about using a division board. Then you've got 2 nucs.
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    Re: Round-up ready Dandelions?

    Just passing along a home remedy I personally haven't tried. But it came from a source I'd trust. 1/2 gallon apple cider vinegar, 1/2 cup of table salt, 1/2 tsp Dawn dish liquid. Mix it up and put...
  10. Thread: Foil Tape

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    Re: Foil Tape

    The history I have read of duck ( no, really, "duck" ) tape is that it's purpose was to repair the holes that would develop in the duck material ( sometimes called canvas ) of the tents that housed...
  11. Re: Anyone keeping BeeWeaver Breed bees, and are they hot?

    I picked up 2 nucs in April from B Weaver. (I wished I could have gotten them in March when there were a lot of blooms here in N. East Texas.) Extremely limited experience, but mostly with calm bees....
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    Re: Dr Larry Connor in East Texas!

    Hey Mke, I'd like to be signed up for this. I made the last Larry Connor "get together" and would like to make this one. Let me know what else I need to do
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    Re: Help with ants

    For an organic fire ant control ( close to the house ), a 5 gallon bucket of hot water with a small squirt of dish detergent will take care of 2 to 5 ant hills. The detergent reduces surface tension...
  14. Re: What Was the Best Article You've Ever Read...

    Dr. Larry Conner's "Increase Essentials". I know you said "article", but it's worth the price of admition.:thumbsup:
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