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    Re: SHB Study... NEED YOUR THOUGHTS

    Interesting experiments you folks have going, but I do have a question about your pesticide use. Has anyone checked with any of the chemical companies to see if they have attempted to get any other...
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    Wax Moth In super

    I have a weak hive that has one deep and two supers. Went in yesterday and found wax moth larvae in the comb of the top super. Question: Can I take this super, which has only a few frames of...
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    Combine Nuc queen with hive

    I have a very prolific queen in nuc that is boiling over with bees. I also have a hive that must requeen. Does anyone have any suggestion about how to combine a nuc/queen with a full hive? Can I...
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    Queen Rearing in Nucs?

    I was hoping someone could give me some info on raising queens using nucs. I have done all the traditional methods but would like to try my own brain scheme. I would like to run two nucs, one...
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    Bee Swarm Smell?

    We had an interesting swarm occur today. A small hive of carni/italian who has built up extremely quickly since the honey flow, swarmed from the hive, flew around, landed on a limb of a near by...
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    Cedar Glen Bees

    Back in February I asked if anyone had ever ordered queens from Cedar Glen Bees. I received mixed reviews about this company but thought I would give it a try just to see. Well, I should have taken...
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    Have you ever wondered why most mating nucs with...

    Have you ever wondered why most mating nucs with internal frame feeders have queen excluders? If the queen becomes trapped inside of a feeder she can easily die.
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    Queen Cell brace comb

    I recently grafted 20 cells for the first time. However, a few cells have brace comb between them and some have so much comb around them I could not put on cell protectors. My question is, will...
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    Cedar Glen Bee's?

    Has anyone ever purchased queens or bees from Cedar Glen Bee's? Their website is listed on beesource as a bee supplier but I dont know if that makes them legitimate. They have the widest selection...
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    When to raise Drones?

    Can anyone give me some advice about when I should start raising queens? I want to make some early splits (March) and I want to make sure that I can have some queens ready. My questions is, at what...
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    When to Start Queens

    Can anyone give me some advice about when I should start raising queens? I want to make some early splits (March) and I want to make sure that I can have some queens ready. My questions is, at what...
  12. From numerous lectures from North Carolina bee...

    From numerous lectures from North Carolina bee inspectors, the best time to treat with chemicals is during the early spring and late fall, before and after the honey flow. Of course, it is...
  13. In my experience I seal all wooden parts with...

    In my experience I seal all wooden parts with kilzs latex sealer primer first, then paint them with a exterior latex paint. I paint everything and in the end it does not really matter because...
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    You should always remember that science is the...

    You should always remember that science is the search for truth through the best explanation that scientific study, observation, and testing can come up with. At any given time, scientific...
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    Sustainable? From my schooling, sustainable...

    Sustainable?

    From my schooling, sustainable simply means practicing beekeeping (or any activity) in a manner that can be sustained through the years. In forestry for example, the practice of...
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