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    Re: Vagabond Trouble Makers

    Thank you.
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    Vagabond Trouble Makers

    I have a question on trouble making foragers....

    I keep 150 hives about 1 miles from a public campground. The camp host has declared that the bees are bothering the campers, causing a nuisance. ...
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    Re: Commercial Hive Maintenance

    :rolleyes:Where'd that guy go that asked the question in the first place!! :)
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    Re: Commercial Hive Maintenance

    Loggermike,
    You bring up a good point. There may be some misunderstanding in terms of semantics: "Total Operating Costs" and "Direct Hive Maintenance Costs". Hive maintenance costs are obviously...
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    Re: Commercial Hive Maintenance

    I was only stating what is part of the U.C. Apiaries News, Jan/Feb 2010. I wonder if other costs are included. Does the list you provided include all of your costs to run your business? Where are the...
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    Re: Commercial Hive Maintenance

    Can you provide a link to Professer Michael Burgett's study?
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    Re: Commercial Hive Maintenance

    For excellent information concerning your question, go to Project ApisM at http://projectapism.org/content/view/12/26/

    Select "News" from the menu bar.
    Select "UC Apiaries News" from the tan box...
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    Re: CA - Apiary Commission details

    The Almond Board is a great example of the professional leadership and support to almond growers which can be an example to the beekeeping industry. I have not observed any complaints from growers...
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    Spring Orange Honey Production

    Does anyone know approximately how much honey is produced during the spring California orange bloom. Say if you have 200 hives in a good area how many barrels? Or, how much per hive?

    Any comment...
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    Re: California

    Sequoia Valley Bee Co.
    Hives for almond pollination. Colonies kept in the higher elevations
    of the Sequoia National Forest during the summer/fall to build strong pollinators.

    Contact: Bill...
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    Re: Info on Amitraz products

    It's supposed to be 10% of 12.5= .1 x 12.5
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    Re: Cotton rope and Mineral Oil

    It seems there is interest in using coconut oil introduced to hives via cotton "Facial Pads" See: http://nutiva.com/articles/colony-collapse-disorder/

    Perhaps the cotton rope may also work well...
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    Re: Info on Amitraz products

    Harry,

    You're right. The dilution that I referred to as 1:10 should have corresponded to 10% (not 1% as I stated).

    But the final dilution I believe was correct. Thank you for the correction.
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    Re: Info on Amitraz products

    Regarding post #1.....

    Hi Joe.

    You've read posts saying Taktic is being used as a 12.5% solution? That may not be the case.
    Actually, I believe 12.5% is the concentration of amitraz contained...
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