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    open top food grade barrels

    What sort of pricing would you say is reasonable to expect to pay for one-time used open top lined barrels? These have lids with hinged clamps. Thanks- Greg
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    Re: radish pollination

    Thanks for the reply. I am not at all into pollinating services. That said, I would be interested if there are nectar producing plantings nearby. Not having 300 colonies to experiment with, I may...
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    radish pollination

    Does anyone have experience or recommendations with pollinating radishes? I have been approached by a farmer who is planning to plant 100 acres of radishes. The radishes are to produce seed which...
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    chocolate coverd bacon

    http://www.grit.com/food/recipes/chocolate-covered-bacon-zmcz13jfzgou.aspx?newsletter=1&utm_content=02.06.13+GRT+GTTE&utm_campaign=2013+GTTE+ENEWS&utm_source=iPost&utm_medium=email

    The best of...
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    Re: Looking for a few hive tools

    Try a trip to a loacal hardware store and look for a hive tool in the handtool section. Every finish carpenter used to carry one in their tool belt. They won't call them hive tools in a hardware...
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    Re: Difficult time finding insurance

    Check to see if ANPAC American National Property & Casualty offers policies in your state. Excellent rates including property, premises liability, products & completed operations liability, etc. ...
  7. Re: Honey is Cyrstalizing -- How do I prevent this?

    Our younger daughter spent a summer (their winter) in New Zealand three years back. She couldn't find a container of their local liquid honey to bring back for ol' Dad. I told her only in America...
  8. Thread: plastic frames

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    Re: plastic frames

    Converting slowly over to all plastic inserts and we do not add wax. I did have one colony (out of the test dozen) absolutely refuse to build out on the plastic inserts, but most work them out fine....
  9. Thread: Un caping ??

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    Re: Un caping ??

    You can find lots of convesations here in BeeSource on the plane vs knife with a little search. I have both and prefer the plane over the knife msot any day. Easier on the wrist for one. Either...
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    Re: How many of you use a queen excluder?

    I only use them when doing comb honey or for queen rearing in the finisher colony to separate developing cells from the brood chambers below.
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    National Pollenator Week

    Anything special happening to celebrate National Pollenator Week?
  12. Re: For those who think "it's all about the equipment" ... :-)

    This sounds like some of the conversations we have with our department head. We are Energy conservation advisors, Energy-star® raters, etc.... he is an economist. It's fun to play with his mind and...
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    Re: My honey is horrible!

    As mentioned, some tastes bad, some is wonderful. We were in Hawaii two years ago and I just had to buy some 'honey from paradise'. Worst tasting crap I ever had. Each year is a different vintage,...
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    Re: Palm Nailer for putting hive bodies together.

    My wife also got me an impact driver for Christmas. I have used the daylights out of it already. The palm nailer might look new for a long time as I can't seem to find many uses for it, but don't...
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    Re: Palm Nailer for putting hive bodies together.

    My wife got me one for Christmas and I kept wondering what on earth to use it for. Other than we have a huge deck to build this summer and it should come in handy nailing in joist hangers. Then I...
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    Re: Releasing the queen

    I use the marshmallow, but also smear a little honey over the screen on the wooden queen boxes. The theory I was taught is that the honey is removed by the colony and in so doing, the queen...
  17. Re: Looking for input on Hive Location near road

    I'd have to second putting a barrier between the colonies and the roadway. Our back yard was located adjacent to a relatively busy street when we lived in town. A 6' privacy fence behind the hive...
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    Re: Money well spent...

    I guess that goes to show that sometimes the simple solution is a simple solution. I like it!
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    Re: 8 ga screen source

    Our local Ace Hardware stores carry it by the foot or roll. Last I bought was about $1.80 per foot @ 3' wide as I recall. Full rolls surely come out to much less per foot, but that's an awful lot...
  20. Spring 2012 Kansas Honey Producers Assn meeting

    March 2nd & 3rd at McPherson Best Western. Dr. Skinner is keynote presenter. Discussions for basic bee keeping concurrent with other talks for the more experienced. Banquet Friday night - Gary...
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    Re: Treating packaged bees

    You will probably find a lot of discussion on this topic here by searching to help you form your own opinion. In the mean time, my 2¢ is - a flat out NO. Unless they have a problem that requires...
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    Poll: Re: Italian or Russian Women?

    I had my Russian experiment from the late summer of 2009 through part of last year. We fotunately don't have much of a mite problem, so can't say how they did there. They did survive winter well...
  23. Hambone - ever try one of these Bacon milk shakes?

    Coming to a Jack in the Box near you! We don't have any JIB restaurants here, but hope you do.
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  24. Thread: smart meters

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    Re: smart meters

    There is typically a reward incentive for these meters in exchange for a utility to control them, generally to shave peaking. The reward is often in the form of rates or other incentives. My...
  25. Re: The Nigerian scam... and other online ripoff tricks.

    I got one last week, a lady was in the hospital with breas cancer, needed 40 gallons of honey for her wedding favors. A courier was to pick them up... I just deleted and blocked sender.

    My...
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