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    OK, here's my issue- I have only 8 hives this...

    OK, here's my issue- I have only 8 hives this year and I think one may have a little African in it. (I'm in WI mind you but the bees were purchased through a local intermediary from a well known...
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    That pretty much sums up my inquiry. I know...

    That pretty much sums up my inquiry. I know Mann Lake advertises they sell it, but I get the impression that it is only in larger quantities, which is more than I really need for my 8 hives.
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    just my .02. I also ordered 18 deeps from...

    just my .02. I also ordered 18 deeps from mann lake, unfortunately I did not get them from Mann Lake directly, rather I got them through one of their distrubutors. I had the same thought about...
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    will enough bugs and other food stuff get into...

    will enough bugs and other food stuff get into the water to feed the fish, or should I also supplement the fish w/ fishfood?
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    In the past, my hives have always been near a...

    In the past, my hives have always been near a natural watersource. Now I am setting them up in an area where there is no natural watersouce. What is the best way to have a good watersource without...
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    They guy selling the filler said he just uses...

    They guy selling the filler said he just uses restaurant straws, I did a quick seach and there are several restaurant suppliers that sells these straws in bulk. They (the straws)didnt seem too bad...
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    my ??is how many straws would you really need to...

    my ??is how many straws would you really need to sell to make this gadget worthwhile? I almost bought one, cuz it sounded and looked like a good idea but the $$ kind of scared me.
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    I too like the "spring blend" designation. ...

    I too like the "spring blend" designation. Good idea!
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    Back to the insurance issue- not to beat a dead...

    Back to the insurance issue- not to beat a dead horse but I actually read my homeowners policy and looked at the umbrella policy offered by my company (Country Ins)

    Under the homeowners policy- ...
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    BearCreek- Was yours a totally separate policy...

    BearCreek-

    Was yours a totally separate policy or an endorsement on the homeowners policy. Also- if you dont mind me asking- what is the annual premium?

    Thanx.

    Tom
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    isnt this great- at least where I am they are...

    isnt this great- at least where I am they are talking about 6 inches of snow tomorrow and it hasnt been above freezing in a month and I'm worrying about what to plant for my bees. Maybe my wife...
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    It's not that I dont know insurance, after all I...

    It's not that I dont know insurance, after all I am a claims guy for rainsridgefarms company (Country Ins) and that is who my homeowners ins is with. The underwriters told me they dont have any...
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    Who do you have for your insurance on the...

    Who do you have for your insurance on the "business" end of your honey operation. I know that there is no coverage under the standard homeowners policy for liability and property damage of business...
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    If you get down to the twin cities at all,...

    If you get down to the twin cities at all, Natures Nectar (out by stillwater) sells packages. I am expecting to hear from him soon re: prices and taking orders. He is listed in the St Paul phone...
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    We also tried that recipe this past weekend. ...

    We also tried that recipe this past weekend. Very good! We did not have a rototiller pig though smile.gif
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    That wasnt the same pig M Bush was referring to...

    That wasnt the same pig M Bush was referring to as his rototiller was it.....

    (See rototiller post in Tailgater forum)
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    another suggestion would be to take the...

    another suggestion would be to take the Beekeeping short course at the U of M, (it's coming up soon so check into it quickly) I took it last year and there were a couple (2) kids there with...
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    and I thought the 2nd best point about the pig...

    and I thought the 2nd best point about the pig is that cute little oink oink sound it makes while it runs around the garden.
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    I am so looking forward to putting in a vegetable...

    I am so looking forward to putting in a vegetable garden this year. we normally do a pretty large one. Havent had one in 2 years due to moving 2x in that time span :mad:

    Re: tiller size,...
  20. I took it last year. FANTASTIC!!!!! I took...

    I took it last year. FANTASTIC!!!!! I took it after plodding through 1 year with bees. It was very helpful to me. It is also very informative for those with a little more or a little less...
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    Got the CD Rom and have to admit, looks...

    Got the CD Rom and have to admit, looks interesting and I'm very tempted to make the plunge. Had a couple addl ?? to ask the seller before making that final call. We'll see.
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    getting ready to move my 8 hives to our new...

    getting ready to move my 8 hives to our new property (10 acres). I have a few acres that will essentially be unused. I was thinking of planting a bee crop and was looking for ideas of what to...
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    I was just East of the city out 22, in the...

    I was just East of the city out 22, in the township by literally 1 block. Had a great spot there, but alas- it's someone else's now. Does anyone keep hives at the pumpkin patch out 22? I...
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    cool pics. optical illusion or not.

    cool pics. optical illusion or not.
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    hey chellesbees- where are you in Wyoming, MN? ...

    hey chellesbees- where are you in Wyoming, MN? I used to live there too (that was 2 years and 2 moves ago) I got the same e-mail as you. Kind of a bummer since I was planning on increasing my...
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