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    Not a good answer. Doesn't matter if american...

    Not a good answer. Doesn't matter if american made or not. will not work on kraft mayonnaise jars.
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    I can get all the qt. jars (mayonnaise jars) I...

    I can get all the qt. jars (mayonnaise jars) I need from friends and customers who know I use them. But the new rings I buy for them (made in China) will not fit they are way to big. I can take a...
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    Open feeding at this time of year might not be a...

    Open feeding at this time of year might not be a good idea. I find I'm feeding mostly yellow jackets. They will fly earlier in the morning later in the day and when it is colder then honey bees...
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    No it's a molded tub heat is no problem and honey...

    No it's a molded tub heat is no problem and honey is fine and safe. The honey saved from cappings is quite a bit and it only takes a few hours with heat to get it saved.
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    Go to the hardware store and buy a Utility tub...

    Go to the hardware store and buy a Utility tub about 50-60 dollars. The metal legs and tub make the perfect height and it will last forever. Put an old queen excluder in bottom supported by 3 top...
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    I have used both and they due work if most of...

    I have used both and they due work if most of honey is capped. Bees will refuse to leave super if a lot of frames are not mostly capped. Though fume board will work best if not capped. It helps if...
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    What I do most times is put a empty super under...

    What I do most times is put a empty super under the escape board or better yet is the spacer used for a baggie feeder plus a baggie with suger water. Gives them space to gather. Make sure there is...
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    Another option would be to use follower boards to...

    Another option would be to use follower boards to reduce your space.
  9. Zinnias would be a good choice. I grow a large...

    Zinnias would be a good choice. I grow a large patch in the garden every year no deer problem. You have a large choice on color, size, very hardy and will bloom right up to a hard frost. The patch...
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    Looks like R Weaver is keeping the packages the...

    Looks like R Weaver is keeping the packages the same as last year. just checked their web site.
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    newbee, I would start with the baggie feeders...

    newbee, I would start with the baggie feeders This is all I now use to feed my bees. You need to know if there is a problem in the hive. My experience has found that a hive should be able to empty...
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    Had two swarm calls this week, one I hived with a...

    Had two swarm calls this week, one I hived with a queenless hive I had the other got between the walls before I could get them. Do the bees know something, maybe a long fall flow:D:D
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    You should have a couple, at least, on hand. You...

    You should have a couple, at least, on hand. You will find many ways to use them, the use is endless. About any screen can be used but stiffer screen is better. The screen package bees come in has...
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    You did the right thing I believe. You want to...

    You did the right thing I believe. You want to sell your best. I would feed the bees the old comb honey. Better be save than sorry
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    Put a mild heat source under the pan and...

    Put a mild heat source under the pan and cappings, after 24 hours you will get about all your going to get from the cappings. I then put the cappings out in the garden for bees to finish cleaning. ...
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    I use the comb honey containers from Mann Lake...

    I use the comb honey containers from Mann Lake Ltd. Page 67 of 2007 cat. Haven't made very much cut comb last few years because of low honey production. Use your best filled frames and cut to fit...
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    The plastic containers sold for cut comb will...

    The plastic containers sold for cut comb will hold a 1# cut. I have used them for years with no problem. Just have to make perfect cuts. Use nine frames in supers the thickness such be just right....
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    sent E-mail

    sent E-mail
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    I like using the baggy feeders, easy to do not...

    I like using the baggy feeders, easy to do not expensive. It is a good way to tell if there is a problem in the hive. A strong hive will empty the bag in one day our less (I have had hives empty 2...
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    Are you sure this was a queen? The picture is...

    Are you sure this was a queen? The picture is not real clear, but to me it looks like a drone being drag out.:confused:
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    Sorry to see this. This summer seems to be a...

    Sorry to see this. This summer seems to be a bummer for gardening or beekeeping.
    Get those frames in a freezer as soon as possible, if you can, and save those frames from being a total loss.
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    MY customers tell me I have the best honey:p

    MY customers tell me I have the best honey:p
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    It's deer, if it grows in your garden they wil...

    It's deer, if it grows in your garden they wil eat it:mad: . They will even eat my weeds.

    Korny
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    1 package to 2# powdered sugar. If you have a...

    1 package to 2# powdered sugar.
    If you have a coffee mill make your own powdered sugar. I think it is better.
    I mix 1# powdered sugar + 1# milled sugar + a table spoon of regular sugar to 1...
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    I use Mediums for my cut comb and make my best...

    I use Mediums for my cut comb and make my best cuts for comb and what is not perfect I will use for chunk honey. I sell more cut honey for a better price. I use regular pints for chunk.
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