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    Re: ultra breeze suit

    http://ultrabreezesuits.com/
    it is up and running
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    Re: Need your input to price my honey.

    Every market is different. I live in a mid size urban area and last year I sold my honey for 6/pound or 15/quart. I sold out by Thanksgiving.
    This year was a very difficult year. Higher gas prices,...
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    Re: Business plan for about 100 hives

    The one thing that really stood out in your original post is all the things you plan on doing. I think if you follow that plan, the joy of beekeeping will quickly fade. What is it about beekeeping...
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    Re: Alternative to pine needles as smoker fuel

    I used to use pine needles, but switched to cypress mulch. It lights fairly easy and burns well.
    A 3 cu.ft. bag runs about 3 dollars.
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    Dr. Connor is scheduling three-day workshops over...

    Dr. Connor is scheduling three-day workshops over one weekend. Starting Friday afternoon and ending Sunday afternoon, this program will include extensive field and lecture experiences, data...
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    There is a course description on our website ...

    There is a course description on our website neoba.org
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    Larry Connor Queen rearing course

    Larry Connor will be conducting his queen rearing course in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 24,25, 26. There are a few openings left. The cost is $180.00 $ 150.00 for members of Northeast Oklahoma...
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    oops

    Sorry wrong thread.
    Greg
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    Larry Connor Queen rearing course

    Larry Connor will be conducting his queen rearing course in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 24,25, 26. There are a few openings left. The cost is $180.00 $ 150.00 for members of Northeast Oklahoma...
  10. Live and let die is not the answer It is just...

    Live and let die is not the answer It is just another way of keeping bees. It just happens to work for me. I have 25 hives and if I lose 10 or 15, well, no biggie. I'll make more from whats left. The...
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    ndvan. is that you neil? However, the map...

    ndvan.
    is that you neil?

    However, the map also shows the year-by-year creep of the critters, even if the weather stinks for bees, and it has for the past several years for one reason or another....
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    dandant in paris sold nucs for 85.00. No frame...

    dandant in paris sold nucs for 85.00. No frame exchange, in your box.
    I think they made up about 200 and sold them all.
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    Dadant and western bee are the same. calculate...

    Dadant and western bee are the same. calculate shipping to determine least cost.
    Dadant costs more because they have to recover their cost in shipping to their branches.
  14. Thread: KFC "Honey"

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    KFC Has been using honey "sauce" since the 80s

    KFC Has been using honey "sauce" since the 80s
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    The cells in a comb aren't horizontal. They...

    The cells in a comb aren't horizontal. They actually are at an angle, sloping down toward the center of the frame. Also the cells are small enough that the surface tension of the nectar helps keep...
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    I'm not really a social person, but I do see your...

    I'm not really a social person, but I do see your point there. I still contend that the primary function of these forums is the dissemination of information and ideas.

    simply programmed...
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    The whole replacing frames thing is fairly new....

    The whole replacing frames thing is fairly new. It results mainly from the fact that beeswax will absorb chemical over time. I think the primary emphasis is coumaphos which is stored at the highest...
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    first of all when you pull the large cell frames...

    first of all when you pull the large cell frames out, you are culling the comb. If you don't use chemicals (including essential oils) you only need to cull them when they get old and black. I think...
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    [QUOTE=kmartin;242060]Am I the only one that...

    [QUOTE=kmartin;242060]Am I the only one that views bees as a supreme example of a simply programmed biological 'machine'? Poke it here, it will do that, etc.

    If this were true, then these forums...
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    The easy solution is use oil base paint or flat...

    The easy solution is use oil base paint or flat latex. latex (semi and gloss) take about a month to fully cure. Until it's cured, latex will stick to itself under heat and or pressure. Flat latex...
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    I normally don't even try to find the queen, just...

    I normally don't even try to find the queen, just look for eggs, but I have ten new hives that I'm splitting hard this year and need to find the queens. The first three inspectionions I never saw a...
  22. Thread: Homemade Nucs

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    Run the grain front to back. this will minimize...

    Run the grain front to back. this will minimize warping. I don't know where you live but around here (northern Oklahoma) insulation is not an issue. You just want to stop the wind. the cluster only...
  23. Thread: Dextrose Sugar

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    Seabees are very fond of it..

    Seabees are very fond of it..
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    I made some sandwich box traps about three weeks...

    I made some sandwich box traps about three weeks ago. I was told a 3/16 hole.
    I didn't have that size so I used a #16 bit which is a hair smaller than 3/16. I killed a lot of bees but no hive...
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    Apparently its a major problem in the almonds....

    Apparently its a major problem in the almonds. Theives will steal a group of hives, and then rent them to another grower at a discount for cash up front then disapear. The grower doesn't know they...
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