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  1. Re: Groeb Farms, Inc., Case No. 13-58200 (WS) United States Bankruptcy Court, Easte

    Groeb's is a packer/importer
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    Re: Best Clover for South Florida

    Sweet Clover, but Fl is not known for clover honey production .
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    If they are just buying bee operations all they are doing is taking over ownership of bees ,which is not really adding bees to the whole pollination equation . Let them see what its like ,if you run...
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    Very true!
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    Re: How Do You Spell Honey?

    It looks like the Basswood shed most of its bells before the bloom, is that what you have seen?
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    Re: Maine Blueberries

    I got my two loads at $2.90 , The broker was telling me some drivers are getting $4.00 a mile to haul pipe on the east coast. Its been really hard to find trucks out of Maine this year.
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    Re: Maine Blueberries

    Thats what Im hearing about the trucking situation, I guess the truckers are getting paid big $$ to haul pipes for some pipeline or something.
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    Re: Maine Blueberries

    Where in Maine did they go? Mine get loaded tonight out of the Ellsworth area.
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    Re: Time to get nervous # 2

    It looks like some pretty cool weather coming in next week ,if some of these guys can't run frost protection it could be a disaster.
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    Re: Time to get nervous # 2

    My grower doesn't want the bees until after the 10th ,so I think we have plenty of time.
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    Re: 5th Wheel and Mast

    The sides are cut out so you can look down the side of the pallet when putting it on the truck or trailer.
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    Re: 5th Wheel and Mast

    The mast is made by Edwards and the caster has to be made by a custom fabrication shop, any one that you can convince one to do it. You get in and out of the machine between the cage and the mast.
  13. Re: What's your favorite forkilft/loader, and why?

    Swinger support is top-notch, I brought my machine to them to have some alterations and they were great . They fixed hoses that were just showing some wear and really went thru the machine too make...
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    Re: Unified Carrier Registration

    They told me I needed one also ,no real explanation as to why or what it is for just that any commercial vehicle going across state lines needs one. It seems like its just another way to nickel and...
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    Re: Hive Bodies

    Shastina, only the best.
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Its Ryan Cusins from Chowchilla ,its not a secret. Why are you so worried about who it is ? You seem to know so much about Almond pollination tell us ,where will the market be this year? I mean you...
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Thanks for bringing that math equation to my attention ,I would have never thought to put in all those figures. I don't care what Joe Traynor or Denise Quails are saying ,Im simply stating the price...
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    I think some brokers are trying to set a price for the season ,"a going rate" . Most brokers just get a flat rate $20-$25 a hive so it doesn't really mater what the price is. The broker I was talking...
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Ive been talking with a broker that is getting $180.00 this season .
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    Re: How much honey on orange blossom?

    You can easily make a 65 lb average on orange blossom.
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    Shouse, how many hives does your company place into the almonds?
  22. Re: I Would Like to Winter Some Hives in the South

    In Florida they spray before the bees go in , so if you are sitting there all winter you might have some damage ,that was my point.
  23. Re: I Would Like to Winter Some Hives in the South

    Your best luck for that type of arrangement will be with a Blueberry grower or maybe an Avocado grower, in Florida . They do grow Blueberries in Ga but they spray allot.
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    Re: Sideliners and commercial beeks beware

    My house and shop is in the middle of an orange grove ,Im surrounded by miles of groves. I see the helicopters and the planes fly over from time to time. I keep about 200-500 nucs in my backyard and...
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    Re: Does anyone send singles to almonds?

    Ive sent allot of singles to Ca over the past few years. Most have about about 8 frames of bees . My covers have a 5/8 rim on them which makes a big difference in the amount of brood and bees you...
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