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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Yes on low I do mine at 170 the lowest setting in the over. Except for the strong vinegar smell in the house all day it works just fine.



    Do people taste the Purina also to see if it is better...
  2. Re: How do you inform your regular customers of price increases?

    If I show them that they will want to pay less. Geez.

    I change each year with the new crop if needed. I figure it is based on last years expenses and not what I need this month. I do raise when...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Anyone made one of these for dehydrating.?

    http://www.artifex.org/~meiercl/dehydrator/Electric_food_dehydrator_plans.pdf
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    Re: Bartering honey

    Not if you quickly eat the evidence. Isnt that corpus delecti. Or meatis delicious.
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    Re: Bartering honey

    You need to swap retail value for retail value. Most wont want 5 gallons but, 5 cases they can use at Christmas gifts etc. swap Candles lip-balm etc at retail value to his retail value.
  6. Re: Volunter beekeeeper needed in Belize January 2015

    Tell me more about your operation.?
  7. Re: Airing Out Frames and Boxes after Moth Treatment

    I would soak them in water to help get the chemicals out. Might even use something to nuetralize the chemicals you put into your wax. There are approved moth chemicals. also freezing helps kills the...
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    Rack Units

    All you techies will appreciate this.

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    http://xkcd.com/1439/
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    Re: Bee Trailer

    My wife went and took a class private from a welder in CA and now she is a welding fiend.
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    Re: I would like to be a commercial beek

    If you want to be a millionaire keeping bee's start with 2 million.
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    Re: Thinning/feeding thick corn syrup?

    Sell sell sell. Dont even try feeding it to them. They are worth much more then syrup.
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    Re: any hobby gunsmiths out there

    But, us beeks need big guns to protect our hives from the bears so let us know what good gun info you find out on the gun smithing forum. :gh:
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    Re: Way to "store" a queen over winter

    Put her in a strong hive or a strong nuc and she has a chance. I have heard of people doing this. Caged of course. :scratch:
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    Re: Thinning/feeding thick corn syrup?

    craigs list it and use the money to buy sugar.
  15. Re: Have you been turned off by a Beekeeping instructor?

    Beekeepers are people too and there are good ones and bad ones. Those that cant do usually teach. :) Also some beeks think they know everything and preach a bit. Just do your own thing and don't...
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    Re: DRUM GRABBER ISSUES

    Gotta love this one http://drum-handlers.liftomatic.com/ImgMedium/BHCateloge.gif

    Gater Grab http://i21.geccdn.net/site/images/n-picgroup/30085031.jpg $589 from Global.

    That double is pricey at...
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    Re: Beekeeping in Russia video

    Did I hear correct in the video 10k per queen? That is a bit too steep for me.
  18. Re: Is it true that bees only bring in Pollen when they have a queen?

    Sometimes, You never know, Yes, No, It depends............ There is no wrong answer.
  19. Re: Have you ever proselytized for beekeeping?

    I use diabetic or moonshiner also. Beekeeper keeps me in the line to long having to explain what is happening to all the bee's.
  20. Re: Shriveled Wings & Dying Bees - Will the Hive Make it!

    I would treat quick and hope for the best. Do a flash treatment of Formic mit-away would be you best bet.
  21. Re: box arrangement for over wintering - lower box is empty

    Yes that is very normal for this time of year. Having a packed upper box with honey pollen below is good.

    If you dont have that feed feed feed. Pollen patties in spring and sugar blocks for sure...
  22. Re: Maxant Extractor reel/basket runout comparison

    I love my maxant 1400P. Mine walks when it first starts once the honey equalizes out of the frames the wobble goes away. So I start slow and then speed it up as the honey equalizes.

    I am kind of...
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer?

    I have a cement mixer how do I make the sub?
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    Re: Moving Bees (Vermont to Atlanta)

    make a rim board with screening over it and stick that on the top. Screen in the entrance. Put them on an open trailer and move them at night not during the day.
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    Re: Very dark honey

    Knotweed is in bloom right now very dark redish honey. I have some clear honey in some hives also I don't know where is from.
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