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    Re: Question about Very HOT weather,like 105

    Speaking from years of swamp cooler experience in the arid west desert, 60 percent humidity renders a swamp cooler virtually useless. Here in Utah, if the humidity reaches much over 25 percent, the...
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    Re: Smoker?

    Don't listen to anyone who's answered so far:no:. It's IMPERATIVE that you do thus: Carefully load the entire hive in the back of your truck. Drive to Logan, Utah, where your hive needs to spend...
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    Re: young newbee

    This thread reads like the makings of a TV movie. Absolutely fascinating. Unfortunately, I have no experience to contribute to your adventure, but I am hanging on every post with interest. Come...
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    Re: Squeezo for Crush and Strain?

    Seems to me you would end up squeezing a considerable amount of wax through the screen with the honey which would prove to be more difficult to separate. Though I have yet to do crush and strain,...
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    Re: Aerial assult

    Relax - as long as you don't molest his bees.........
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    Re: Advice for a Newbee on TBH

    Spur,

    How did they turn out? I am in the same boat, just 3 years behind..... When is your average first frost in the fall?
  7. Re: How to determine the number of hive you can have in one location.

    72,000 acres works out to a six-mile radius. My guess is that he ran the numbers switching the diameter and the radius. I made a similar mistake in coming up with the acreage for a 3 mile radius in...
  8. Re: How to determine the number of hive you can have in one location.

    And if we assume the bees cover a two-mile radius, as was assumed in post #14, the total is just over 8,000 acres.
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    Three miles in "every direction" from a hive creates a circle with a three-mile radius. A circle with a radius of three miles has a diameter of six miles, encompasses a little more than 28 square...
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    I apologize for my error. My calculations for 3 mile radius were actually for a 3 mile diameter.
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    A circle with a 3 mile radius encompasses 4,480 acres. A circle enclosing 72,000 acres would have a radius of approximately 6 miles.
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    Re: Warre question

    a quick search of 50 years among the bees turns it up on page 46.
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