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    Re: How and when to mow around hives

    Haven't had much issue with this. All that grows in front of our hives is some pretty thing grass and weeds, pretty much. Nothing under the hive as we have our hives on a platform. Getting up close...
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    Re: Lots of small hive beetle - anything I can do?

    спасиба! Thank you - good idea on the "emergency" oily board, Sergey.
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    Re: Lots of small hive beetle - anything I can do?

    Thanks to all of the good suggestions above... really appreciate your thoughts and experience. We are using screened bottoms but I have no traps down there and the product from Greenbeehives looks...
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    Lots of small hive beetle - anything I can do?

    Second year beekeeper with 2 hives in close proximity to one another. We're in the piedmont of NC where we have warm summers, high humidity and right now lots of sunshine - no frost yet. Both of our...
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    Re: Salvaging and Storing Damaged Frames

    What do you all mean by "slimed"? Some of the pollen frames do seem to have sort of an oily looking coating... Is that what you mean?

    All of this info is really helpful.
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    Re: Salvaging and Storing Damaged Frames

    Thanks Dan. If I learn anything in the process, I'll report back.

    Daniel
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    Salvaging and Storing Damaged Frames

    Hi folks,
    My first year keeping bees with one hive. SHB got to our hive and we have had a very difficult time with them. I think we added too many honey supers for the bees and allowed our hive to...
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