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    Re: Sideliner Product Liability Insurance?

    American National and Farm family specialize in farming coverage based on exposure 1 million /2 million is around $500.00 if you also have a road side fruit stand you can also have that exposure...
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    Sticky: Re: Post your bloom dates 2014!

    Las Vegas Nevada
    Last week apricots
    This week Peaches, apples, sage,
  3. Re: Who wets their bee suit before inspecting their hives?

    I use a cool vest under the suit, it so warm in Las Vegas 108 at 8 am in the morning you will over heat so I used a cool vest under the suit it helpls a lot. I Also use a an ice pack under the...
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    Re: water source

    I live in Las Vegas and placed my bees on the irrigation system for both watering and cooling. If you have to haul water to the bees I would consider the timers for hose bibs so you can release a...
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    Re: Best Advice for a New Beekeeper

    Use mediums then everything fits fairly well, they are not too heavy and they seem easier to me to move around and stack.
    Iam still in my first year and hope all I well year two
    Dizzy
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    Re: Best Advice for a New Beekeeper

    I have only had bee's for 7 months what i have learned is much,
    #2 is so true I started with 3 and lost one due to 121 degree days that last 8 days in a row wiped out lots of bee un recoverable....
  7. Re: Help need infomation Iam a newby on week colony

    Thank the dilemma was to leave the bees on frame of brush them off last wee the were supper hive defensive, the weaker hive see to dashed where should the placement of frame our days are 102...
  8. Re: Help need infomation Iam a newby on week colony

    Any good video on splitting a hive, these girls have rally taken off and are doing well. Hoe do you spit a Top bar?
  9. Help need infomation Iam a newby on week colony

    Hi all I am a NEWBY

    I was out at the hive on Sunday, 2 of my hives are strong on Lang and one top bar my second Lang has had some struggles. Yet our temp is supper high and we lost some bee's...
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    Re: New an Beginner

    Welcome
    I have had bee's for about 7 months this is a great place to get information about raising bees. The best advice from here was to buy the same size equiptment 10 frame mediums suppers, from...
  11. Re: Anyone building or using styrofoam hives bodies?

    Yes lst 2 weeks have been very hard I have them in shade but it was 122 degrees yesterday it was 112 with 35% humidity it was ugly hot.
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    Re: I have made a mess of my TBH

    I went into the hive Sunday yep me too saw honey on some wood open open and we lost all comb, it was a mess it was 106 and every time I tried to pick it up it broke apart like butter no mattered...
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    Re: Do we need to start a new thread for 2013???????

    Update for Las Vegas
    Purple sage moving along more every day
    Apricot tree just sprouted blooms
    Rosemary more and more this week compared to last week
    Mulberry
    Ash Juniper are in bloom...
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    Re: Post your bloom dates 2013!

    Las Vegas Nevada
    Purple sage just started, Rosemary has buds, All the fruit trees just forming buds about 3 weeks out from full blooms, plum is just starting
    First week in March about 2 weeks...
  15. Re: Desert hive-temperature over 100 F for a month,maybe 120Fday or two comb melt>

    Iam getting bee in just a month and ordered my equiptment, I was advised from someone in Az use Mediums for 2 reason, because of the heat. I have to consider the fact that the weight and sag in...
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    Re: New Member from Las Vegas / So. Utah

    well completed the wax and string on them and found my bee, March will be getting the girls
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    Re: I'm a new Southwest Bee Keeper

    Hi Bunkervillie
    I am in Las Vegas, Nv there is a Las Vegas foreum so they can help I too am new and found someone in AZ to buy bees on this foreum. I just made contact 2 days ago. will keep you...
  18. Re: Anyone building or using styrofoam hives bodies?

    I am new to this thread. Well i will be ordering my first set of bees, in about a week. Most people have directed me to italians because they can handle the heat. My weather is much diffrent 118...
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    Re: Las Vegas Beginner

    I am new to this forum, I live south of town and plan on 3 hives to start. I have been reading,and ltalians see to be the ticket for the heat is this correct ? Where did you buy your bees from? I...
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    Re: New Member from Las Vegas / So. Utah

    Thank you all lots of great information, Iam not a carpenter I just went to HDepot and 1x1 Hope this will work.
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    Re: New Member from Las Vegas / So. Utah

    No but I will , Thank you
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    New Member from Las Vegas / So. Utah

    The information on this forum, seems to be very helpful. I am going with top bar, simple design. I was hoping to get the thickness of the top bar, will it make much a diffrence if it is one or two...
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