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    sugar for sale

    It is that time of year again. I have pallets of sugar for sale.

    we can split pallets. 27 cents per pound.

    This is not floor sweepings and is from a food plant. The are in bags in...
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    Re: Cleaning Honey Room?

    does anyone have a answer to the OP Question. How do you clean your walls. Mine are painted and I need to get it ready for inspections.
  3. Re: How's the Illinois swarm season going

    With all the rain we have had in N. IL we are now seeing swarms being thrown. I have had 4 calls in the past 2 days. It looks like the rain is going to stop for a while and the bees know it so...
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    Re: Bee Transportation

    And then there is the CO2 that you have to get rid of. each on of these packages give off the same heat as a 20 watt light bulb. so you have to keep enough fresh air coming in to keep the CO2...
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    Re: Hello From Northern Illinois

    Welcome to beesource. get ready it is very addictive.
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    Re: Should we try pollinating?

    Talk to John and Sheri they may have some CA leads for you.
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    Re: Treatment Free Honey

    Have you seen Lake county IL. It is nothing but high end manicured homes and lawns. They have the highest use of insecticide and pesticide usage in the whole state. Do the home owners know this?...
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    Re: transporting packages

    150 packages is not a lot to haul. you can get 200 in the back of a standard pickup with room to spare. They need air but not wind. time of year and distance is a factor. 150 packages in the...
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    Re: open drum feeding

    here is a pic of us feeding in MS. We made a round float that has slats in it for the bees to drink from. it has a half in clearing to the edge of the drum and when they are empty there maybe a...
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    Re: Hi from Illinois!

    welcome
  11. Re: Competing in the local market place???

    Just stop in or call. They may want more then one local honey guy on the shelf. They may not have a good relationship with the existing provider and want to change. The person there now may one...
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    Re: Hello from Madison Wi

    Dadant in Watertown will have everything you need including bees. Matt is a great guy and is a beekeeper also so he can walk the talk. there is also the mad town beekeepers association in Dane...
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    Re: 2014 die off

    heintz88, are you for hire this spring? I just bought out another beekeeper so I am way up.
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    Re: edwards mast off of bobcat 610

    do you have the tail wheel for it also? can I just take everything off the 610 and put it on the 743?
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    Re: 2014 die off

    This is a commercial thread so their responses do not count. If I could baby just 22 hives all would be alive as well.
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    edwards mast off of bobcat 610

    I need to find out what bobcat models I can put this mast on.

    If anyone knows please let me know.

    It is presently on a 610 but the motor is shot.
  17. Re: How much Sugar per hive, if no nectar.

    200lbs. You will need food for bees, brood, wax production and storage for winter. I over load my yards in MS and there is plenty of pollen but not a lot of nectar. I both open feed in Drums...
  18. Re: Almond Pollination Services - Hives Wanted for 2014

    you mean there are 2 million hives that come into almonds at a min of $150 each and you do not have a standard yet?
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    Re: Supplier Question

    Size is everything and so is relationships. It can save you thousands just knowing who to talk to and when.
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    Re: Number of hives and employee ratio?

    Crews of 3 for every 2500 hives.
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    Re: Euorpean Packages feed packets

    they use it in the food industry as a thickener. A little goes a long way i got some from a powder cream plant and mixed it up. the bees would not take it. Carrageenan is the product.
  22. Re: Putting on Bulk Pollen Sub in cold weather ( specifically Nutra bee )

    When it is cold like this do you put it on top or between the boxes?
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    Re: Liquid feed question.

    I feed a blend of hfcs and sucrose in the fall and the rest of the time straight sucrose. I get sugar from a plant here in IL for about 24 cents a pound but I have to take 10,000 lbs at a time. I...
  24. Re: Illinois State Beekeepers Assn - Jim Belli No Confidence

    must not be a big issue or there would be more then 28 signatures out of 1100 members.
  25. Re: using a natural wood preserver on equipment

    it is a enzyme. it tans the wood kinda like tannin does for leather. it then makes it resistant to rot. They had some boxes there that where treated with it. check out the website and call the...
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