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    Deformed Wing Virus article in NY Times

    The NY Times has an article that is apparently both in the print version today as well as on line about the spread of deformed wing virus in bees.

    What was remarkable to me was the picture...
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    Re: Passing of Walter W. Wright

    We all share your grief. The loss of a wise elder statesman hurts us all. I always clicked on a thread when I saw he had contributed, and I devoured what he'd written in the past on Beesource. ...
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    Re: Walt Wright temporarily out of commission

    Wcubed: I hope you heal up fast enough to manage your colonies this spring. We all want you to keep getting in there and refining your observations on how to help limit swarming and build truly...
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    Re: New member - Connecticut shoreline.

    Welcome, Pav, from another New Haven beekeeper. I'm over by the base of East Rock. Happy to hear of your interest and hope that your interest is sustained and grows! If Pawel is hard to say, how...
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    Re: Cleaning 400 Micron Strainer

    Plastic? Stainless steel?

    Have you tried running it through a dishwasher? That is an option for either. The plastic may not tolerate excessively high temperatures (boiling water), but the...
  6. Thread: beebacteria

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    Re: beebacteria

    I received an email today from the researcher. She indicated she had responses from 150+ individuals who were interested in the project, and that she might not be able to use everyone's bees for...
  7. Thread: beebacteria

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    beebacteria

    I just received an email that had a link to a scientific research protocol funded by the National Honey Board that is ongoing, and which is seeking participants to test the addition of a specific...
  8. Re: Long Hive with Lang frames-multi use. Production or queen rearing

    Lauri (and everyone):

    For the divided deep colonies with half-size frames...do you have any experience with using follower boards on each outer edge? I've not seen anything about the use of...
  9. Re: Equipment suppliers and other trivia for winter discussion

    http://www.harveyshoney.com/

    Located in Deep South Jersey (Monroeville)
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    Re: Submit Your Warm Winter Nature Photos

    Maybe the camellias at Planting Fields Arboretum are blooming early. They're under glass, but with weather in the 60s, they may have cranked open vents giving access.
  11. Re: The quality of queens raised from emergency cells?

    Great thread, with a lot of useful information and excellent photographic documentation.

    Lauri: I understand (I believe) how you'll carry out the operations you describe for a Fly Back Swarm. ...
  12. Re: Which stacked dado for cutting box joints in cedar?

    That math works out for deep and medium supers if you use 3/4" fingers, too, in case anyone hadn't taken the time to check...9 and 5/8" for the deep super gives twelve 3/4" fingers, and for the...
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    Tyvek fabric for quilt boxes

    Has anyone ever used a quilt box that incorporated a piece of Tyvek or similar vapor-transmitting "house wrap" fabric on the bottom side? I had this idea when I put on something to wear the other...
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    Re: Connecticut bee keepers.

    I live in the East Rock neighborhood of gun wavin' New Haven. It looks like I'm your nearest neighbor so far. I know of three other beeks in New Haven, but I'm not sure they're on Beesource. You...
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    Re: Sour Dough Bread

    Bookmarking this one for the future.
  16. Re: First hive and can't manage queen... suggestions?

    One option that I don't think has been set out by others would involve employing the piano wire to separate the two bottom boxes and then simply moving the bottom box (without frames) to a new...
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    Re: Diving into grafting in the spring

    Queen raising is a quantum leap from bee keeping. Having that knowledge of 'when' to do 'what' is something that doesn't come readily from reading or watching videos. Good luck to all who make that...
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    Re: I think I am in big trouble

    Don't feed honey that isn't from your bees. If you introduced foulbrood, you'd be even more frustrated & upset than you are! Sugar syrup. If you have any Honey B Healthy or such, adding a taste of...
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    Re: How To Make Your Own Frames - Photo Tutorial

    Great series of images & instructions. Now I need a router table.
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    Thank you for those additional pictures. The "square" jig is held up off the bottom support board by the small rack at the end with the screws and by a little slat at the other end at the height that...
  21. Sticky: Re: How I plan on overwintering 40 mating nucs on mini frames

    This is a great thread. Thank you, NH Beekeeper for adding to it and getting it up where I saw it. As I look at your images, I don't 'get' how pic 4 corresponds with what you say about the holding...
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    Re: hive box - experimental joint

    follow
  23. Re: October in MN and the girls are still bringing in pollen

    It's still September here in Connecticut.
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    Re: Fire in the hive

    owing
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    Re: Yesterday's project.

    Thank you for taking the time to write that up. I hope that others will find it as useful as I do.
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