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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Oh yes, the camera! I have some great pics taken from my game camera that I had hidden near the few hives closest to my house. I even know the unlucky visitor.
    I think court is the best option.
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Yes, seems reasonable, but Admire Pro can also be applied by ground blast, as it was in 2013 when the same grove company sprayed during bloom. Also was applied in December of 13 with the same ground...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Soylent, read labels of Admire Pro, Mustang, Danitol, you can find these online, each has a distinctive warning for spraying when bees are present. Labels also have wind requirements and warnings for...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    SoylentYellow, there is no mandatory requirement to map your bee yards. If the grove owner knows where your bees are and has known that you have had apiaries in locations then the mapping is not...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    How do you lose an apiary when it is not on their property?
    What about damage or loss of an apiary due to their out of label spraying?
    So I guess what your saying is that if you are damaged on your...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Seems that there needs to be some discussion here about the label and what is the law. THE LABEL IS THE LAW !!!
    Last year the University Of Florida put out a document defining bloom as true bloom...
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    Another bee kill from spraying?

    On October 30 I inspected one of my bee yards and it was showing signs of acute kill off possibly from another pesticide related application. The same grove that was sprayed last December in the...
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    Re: How is your pepper flow down south?

    I would say that it is pretty much in the last stages of bloom. Yesterday I checked several areas and berries were abundant in each place. Yes, get the supers out of the yards, robbing will start...
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    Re: Bad Commercial Beeks

    Bingo, we have a winner!!! Yes the good ole ELAP program where you cannot lose, the good ole taxpayer stuffs your pocket with cash.

    On another note, there was once a beekeeper who was having a...
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    Re: Bad Commercial Beeks

    From what I have learned, county right of way is protected by county statutes, yes it would be like a car that is left and can be removed. If one chooses to ignore the request for removal a writ of...
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    Re: Bad Commercial Beeks

    Yea, I know exactly where you are talking about. I look at that along I95 on the East side of the highway along Angle Road and just shake my head.
    I did get good news today from DFL, they will be...
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    Bad Commercial Beeks

    Now that pepper is in season beeks are coming from all over to place bees close to pepper concentrations. I have seen a recent trend that is disturbing and will end up causing wars like we have not...
  13. Re: Beekeeping Photobomb (How NOT to market your honey)

    Funny, I have been thinking about a brand name for that tag, you can call it, "Squatting Bloom", pure and natural!!!
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    Re: Barrel Settling Tank

    Yes! I have installed both gate valves and Maxant no drip valves.
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    Re: Jar feeders prone to robbing?

    Robbing can be a problem, especially when you overfeed nucs. I use a different feeding arrangement for my nucs, especially new splits. Typically I use 4 or five frame nucs, just last weekend I made...
  16. Re: Argentina made bee suit from Miller Bee Supply

    Those coveralls are handy, I use the double knee painters pants from Dickies, they work great and usually I just throw on my inspector jacket which is very comfortable and cool. When I am working my...
  17. Argentina made bee suit from Miller Bee Supply

    I have used most every bee suit ever made during my years of beekeeping. I have used the suit made in Argentina from Miller Bees Supply in North Carolina and have found it to be one of the best. It...
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    Re: Two way pallets

    12409 My loader and two way pallets
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    Re: Dr. Jeffery Pettis Steps Down

    Yep, I got the scoop from someone at ARS, seems like the new lady has all the answers.
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    Re: Two way pallets

    I use two way pallets and I think there are many advantages to using them. They are NOT for the commercial beek that needs the advantages of four way mobility. I use a lift system that I bought in...
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    Re: Dr. Jeffery Pettis Steps Down

    I would deduct the same from his statement. Interesting, very interesting !!
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    Re: Dr. Jeffery Pettis Steps Down

    Not really sold on the more data theory, probably much more data out there that has not been made public. I will buy the theory that the administration red tape has a lot to do with it. Can't blame...
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    Re: Dr. Jeffery Pettis Steps Down

    Something is puzzling here ! I just went back through the info on Pettis testimony during the past couple of years. About a year ago he was convinced that imidicloprids were the problem even at sub...
  24. Re: NY Times Editorial: "Risking Another Silent Spring".

    I will take this opportunity to give you some first hand info on Imidicloprids and their impact on honeybees. During this past twelve months I have lost over 100 colonies as a direct result of Neonic...
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    Cleaning and Sanitizing Frames.

    Old frames can be a problem if not properly cleaned, especially ones that have been attacked by wax moths. Moths in my part of the country can be a real problem in a very short period of time. Once a...
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