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    Re: Queen troubles in September

    I agree
    Entombed pollen is the only visible chemical problem I've seen in my hives for many years...

    I found this documentary interesting... The part concerning the bees starts at 14:00 minutes...
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    Re: Apiguard Question

    Mite drop...
    We use the flash method for the application of formic acid on our hives. On occasion (not every year) some hives finish the season on regular bottom boards. These get a homemade...
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    Re: Apiguard Question

    25% thymol crystals and 75% icing sugar is a recipe I have used in the past. Did not see any difference between formic and thymol treated hives.
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Honey Update:

    November 2012

    http://www.skamberg.com/
    A worldwide shortage of bees, increased consumer demand, and diminishing forage area for bees to gather nectar have all contributed to a...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Honey market report June 2012 China
    http://www.unicorningredients.com/HoneyMarketReportJune2012.html
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Honey Market Report April 2012 China
    http://www.unicorningredients.com/HoneyMarketReportApril2012.html
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    Re: Waxing deep plastic foundation

    My wax sits in a 60 litres candle wax melter @ 160-180 F. We use 4 inch foam rollers and soak into wax that sits in a 12x12x3 pan. The pan itself sits on a heater that is keep at low. With a...
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    Re: Waxing deep plastic foundation

    We wax pierco frames with a paint roller and use on average 1/2 pound of wax per box (10 frames).
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    At 14:35 inside story on honey market in China...

    http://www.bon.tv/20/104/7207-bee-hind-chinas-honey-market-biz-wire-dec-12.shtml
  10. Re: Requeening colony of bees in a commercial operation.....

    There is the 70 cell caricell which I thought was less expensive... I was wrong.
    http://www.swienty.com/shop/vare.asp?side=0&vareid=112565

    Been using this type of incubator (144 cells) for the...
  11. Re: Requeening colony of bees in a commercial operation.....

    All my hives get requeen with a queen cell. 14 days later a miticide is applied. This is the only way I know that will keep varroa under control...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Here's where you guys have me completely lost... If this is all true,
    I'll have to agree with Roland about the "phunny honey".
    To me "phunny honey" is honey that contains a certain % of an...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    While the United States discovers that 70% of honey sold in supermarkets has no pollen, China discovers that 70% of honey sold on their shelves is rice sirop.
    http://www.house-holder.com/?p=2011...
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    Re: Waxing Pierco

    1/2 pound of beewax for a 10 frame super
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Honey Market Update…by Ron Phipps
    http://buzzinbeeapiaries.com/honey-market-update
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    Re: computer?

    ctrl +/-
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    Blueberries

    Last I've heard, New Brunswick border was open to Quebec beekeepers. A certificate from a vetenerian will be necessary though.
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    Salut The Buzz, 2 beekeepers selling hives in...

    Salut The Buzz,
    2 beekeepers selling hives in the Mtl region...

    http://www.craaq.qc.ca/pollinisation/FicheDesc.aspx?ID=450-475-1065...
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    Apinovar

    For the bottom boards : http://www.reineschapleau.wd1.net/apinovar.en.html
    Here are two pics:
    picture 1 : first snow storm November 07
    picture 2 : summer 08
    ...
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    Sticky: NASS 2008 honey crop report released

    The link was missing the f for. pdf

    http://www.nass.usda.gov/research/reports/Price_Reactions_After_the_Official_Release_of_the_NASS_Honey_Publication.pdf
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    Maryann Frazer Niagara Falls Dec. 08

    Data from Maryann Frazer speech Niagara Falls 08

    This is off of my head...
    Maybe someone from the list could add data... (this was a very interesting speech)

    Tested for over 100 different...
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    It's in french... second pdf file...

    It's in french... second pdf file
    http://www.agrireseau.qc.ca/apiculture/default.aspx

    Those who have checked out the apiaries at the end of summer believe that it was here since at least two...
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    SHB in Canada

    SHB was found in Quebec, Canada last fall. The "experts" think it has been in the south eastern part of the province for at least two years. It seems that it went through a full reproduction cycle....
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    melamine additive in protein

    Anyone aware of the origin of the protein used in pollen substitute we use for stimulating our bees (bee pro, feed bee, mega bee, etc). The list of ingredients on the bag of these products refer to...
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    drones sexual organs popping out

    I have never experieneced this before but this happened to me three times over the summer. I frequently pickup bees in front of hives for tests and observation. On three separate occasions, I've...
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