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    Re: Black capped honey

    It sounds like Ti-ti aka ironwood.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Russell apiaries
    212 fanning landing circle
    brandon, ms 39047
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    Re: OA drench in PNW

    Read this
    http://scientificbeekeeping.com/oxalic-acid-questions-answers-and-more-questions-part-1-of-2-parts/

    There are several threads on this topic on beesource.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Federal Trade Commission.
    http://ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/credit/cre28.shtm
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    Re: OA multiple times

    Oldtimer,
    The generator would work fine. The Heilser unit does not contain any electronics. I think you
    will like the quality of the unit!
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    Re: Hurricane Isaac

    I think my hives will be fine. They made it through Katrina. I will
    be moving my nucs and strapping them together.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    You can file a complaint with the Office of the Attorney General of Mississippi.
    http://agjimhood.com/index.php/sections/consumer/complaints

    Under the Mississippi Consumer Protection Act, the...
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    Re: Dribbling Oxalic

    Jim- Have you tried the vapor method?
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    Re: Dribbling Oxalic

    Try looking here...
    http://scientificbeekeeping.com/oxalic-acid-questions-answers-and-more-questions-part-1-of-2-parts/

    and here....
    http://www.dave-cushman.net/bee/oxalicthorne.html
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    Re: Dribbling Oxalic

    The dribbling method and the vaporizing method are two different treatments. Dribbling
    is once a year, vaporizing once a week for 3 weeks OR once during a broodless period.
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    Re: Dribbling Oxalic

    Once a year is all the bee's can take. More than that with dribbling can be lethal.
    You can fog them (vaporize method) several times without harm. 3 times is normally used to cover the brood cycles...
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    Re: My first assoc. meeting

    Ronbo-Do not put your bees under a tree. Put them where they are out in the sun
    for most of the day. That will help with the hive beetles. Varroa-find what works for you.
    PM me if I can help-I'm in...
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    Re: Hives in full sun

    I keep mine in the sun, migratory tops and screened bottoms. I try to place my hives on the
    east side of a tree line so they will be in the shade by 3 or 4 o'clock. It
    reduces the hive beetle...
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    Re: getting bees out of logs

    Cut a piece of plywood the same size as a hive body. Drill some 1 inch holes in
    the middle of the plywood, lightly nail this to the bottom of a hive body, add frames
    and a cover. Cut the log top...
  15. Thread: 9 Frame Spacer

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    Re: 9 Frame Spacer

    There are spacers that nail in that you leave in the hive. The other type is used like a comb, (in theory anyway), keeps spacing the same.
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    Re: My 2012 NY Apiarys

    Great pic's Mark! The one with the bear was kinda scary.
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    Re: posting pictures???

    I gotta stay off of Facebook, I was looking for the LIKE button.....
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    Re: How long can honey stay before bottling?

    No need to bee sorry. Make sure it is sealed up tight and you will be ok. I let mine sit for several days before I bottle it. Honey is hygroscopic,it will absorb moisture if left open. Enjoy your...
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    Re: posting pictures???

    Go to Settings. Look under general settings. Scan down to Misc. options-
    Message Editor Interface: Check standard editor (recommended) or enhanced interface.
    Save changes and try to post a...
  20. Re: Farmer Driving Tractor Killed by AHBs!!!!!!!!!!!!

    [QUOTE=Aerindel;821845]I still don't understand what the big deal is with AHB. I stood in a bee yard in Serria Leone, west africa and nothing went after me.

    Africanized Honey Bees and African...
  21. Re: Friend in Dobbs Ferry, NY received notice from Code Enforcement Officer

    . Insects, vermin and rodents.
    A. Outdoor premises shall be kept free from sources of insect, vermin and rodent harborage. Where such sources exist, they shall be eliminated.

    I think it would be...
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    Re: Hiding place for SHB

    That's about 80 hive beetles. I did smash them with a hive tool, got most of them.
    It does keep them out of the hive.
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    Re: What Type/Style Of Frame Do You Use And Why?

    I use Grooved Top-Grooved Bottom for plastic foundation. Its faster and
    I am moving to plastic due to the labor savings. I prefer wax foundation but
    it just takes too much time.
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    Hiding place for SHB

    Got rid of telescoping covers and switched to migratory covers.
    SHB love the crack between the lip of the cover and the hive body.
    I am making new covers that are flat with no outer rim for the SHB...
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    Re: Other Beekeepers putting Bees near your yards

    Try looking at www.zabasearch.com
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