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    Re: 4.9mm wax mold, where can i buy?

    [QUOTE=Michael Bush;122037]You can buy 4.9mm foundation. You can also buy a 4.9mm press:

    http://go.netgrab.com/secure/kelleystore/asp/product.asp?product=217


    Hi Michael: The link doesnt...
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    Re: buzzing in Jamaica

    yes it is in some parishes. Did you like the taste? There is great demand for it in Europe, i am not sure how it compares with American honey.
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    Re: buzzing in Jamaica

    I hope my humor was not offensive. I just thought the chronicle was funny given her role. I apologize if I was offensive in any way. I am doing walk away splits currently but have invested in the...
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    Re: buzzing in Jamaica

    Kaat: Thanks for your response. Yes we have not skipped a beat the flow is on. Last year we had less of a flo but got some honey though less than usual, we will see what this year brings. I am...
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    Jamaican Beekeeping

    I have been fortunate and blessed to have stumbled on the chronicled experiences of some beekeepers in Jamaica here on beesource that has not only been educational and inspiring but they have also...
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    Re: buzzing in Jamaica

    Kaat: Thanks for responding. I just peeked at your blog and it is very interesting and heart warming in these cold days. Of course I wish I was there enjoying the foods and fruits you describe and...
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    Re: Beekeeping in Jamaica

    good work, interesting.What's the latest with the cooperative?
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    Re: Introducinng Jamaican beekeeper

    Did you achieve your goal? There has been no update since 2010.
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    Re: Beekeeping from Jamaica

    Is the site down? I will send you a private message
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    Re: buzzing in Jamaica

    Where in Jamaica are you? I have an apiary in Westmoreland but live in New York City. I only have langs but plan to experiment with TBH when next I visit. I have someone that manages the hives in...
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    Re: Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    There are some but if you asked they they would say they don't know. The cost of chemicals is prohibitive for many of the beekeepers in Jamaica and so creative natural means of solving the problems...
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    Re: free beekeeping books to download

    I have quite a few articles and books I have downloaded over the past year but cannot recall from where. They are all pdfs and I have the files. I can email to you if you like or you can google...
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    Re: Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    Thanks for your clarification. I will follow the link and become more educated. I was aware that one has to be certified to use the term organic. My frustration comes from no clear guidelines...
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    Re: Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    Michael:I read to page 4 and agree with you that the arguments are round about in most instances and at the end I was no clearer on who was doing what and with what level of scientific success. One...
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    Re: Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    The term Natural is a good suggestion even though i may open a can of worms in terms of the debate surrounding what is natural or unnatural. Interestingly i live in Bronx NY but the apiary is in...
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    Re: Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    Thanks Michael. Great articles. Can you post the link to the thread regarding organic commercial beekeeping? I am going to try ULBN. I have not restricted my colonies but they invariably keep the...
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    Re: Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    Great points in general. As it relates to the forage area, i did not factor that in even though it is a major consideration. I am thinking that for the sake of this discussion we may have to ignore...
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    Re: Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    Since organic covers a wide swath of definitions, lets say for this purpose, beekeepers who are
    1 not using chemical treatments for pests, do not use supplemental/substitute feeds, and are...
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    Honey Productivity and Organic Beekeeping

    With increase of Colony Collapse Disorder, there have been many advocates for a return to nature's way of beekeeping (organic beekeeping). The methodology employed allows the bees to live in a more...
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    Re: Wiring Frames

    Michael: I just got your 3 volume book, its good reading so far. Do you use an extractor with a motor or is it manual? Trying to figure out how you extract with unwired frames and don't destroy...
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    Re: Wiring Frames

    Glad I am helping you to think it through. On the matter of the "frame that falls apart" unfortunately there is not much that can be done since the extractor is closed while extracting and you will...
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    Re: Wiring Frames

    Hi and Happy New Year. I am relatively new to beekeeping but i have learned a few expensive lessons. Without wiring in the frames preferably 4 wire, the extractor generally destroys the comb. While...
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