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    Re: Town Considering Banning Beekeeping

    Allergies - America has 50 deaths per year from stinging insect allergies. Compare this to 34,000 traffic fatalities each year.
    http://www.webmd.com/allergies/guide/insect-stings

    Humming Bird...
  2. Thread: Cell Depth

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    Re: Cell Depth

    I believe Mann Lake has a product similar to what you are describing. They call it Rite Cell http://www.mannlakeltd.com/beekeeping-supplies/category/page22.html
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    Re: Your Bees Recognize Your Face

    Do you happen to have a link to the original publication. the link provided by the summary article was behind a paywall. It is an interesting claim that is plausible. However, I find that all too...
  4. Re: One or Two hives for New-Bee? (no Bees untill spring)

    I'd double up on your equipment if you run two hives. At the very least you'll need another top cover and bottom board. FWIW I started two hives this year from locally bought nucs and both hives...
  5. Re: To Exclude or Not To Exclude - that is a question?

    I think this really depends on what your goals are. Those goals include your management preferences. Personally, I don't want the hassle of extra equipment. As far as brood in the honey goes, with...
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    Re: What is "sustainable?"

    There was an Ag professor from Florida that used a definition I liked. Sustainable is meeting the needs of today while ensuring the satisfaction of needs in the future.
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    Honey Bound and Slow to Draw Wax

    Hello I'm a new beekeeper in Buffalo, NY (The city itself). I have two hives and both are crowding the brood nest more and more with honey. I added a second deep super onto one of the hives this week...
  8. Thread: Which Veil

    by borncamp
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    Re: Which Veil

    I can't recommend a brand. However as far as style goes I ended up buying a jacket with integrated veil. If I had the option to do it over again I'd have purchased just the veil. The veils with...
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    Re: Folks in Europe are getting on with it

    I don't know that it's sensitive as much as it is contentious. Also, as far as I know it's a two year ban on usage with most crops. Given the systemic nature of neonics, I'm not sure what effect if...
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    Re: Hard Red Stuff in Wax

    Ah great. Thank you.
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    Hard Red Stuff in Wax

    Hey everyone. I'm a new beekeeper in Buffalo, NY. I have a hive that drew some funky comb on top of standard size black foundation. It was a little gnarled looking so I went to scrape out the funky...
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