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  1. Re: Where's the best place to get honey labels and plastic containers

    If you want to go all custom then check out the blank labels at http://www.onlinelabels.com/ and http://www.labelsbythesheet.com/ and http://www.worldlabel.com . Each sheet will cost about $0.60 to...
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    Re: scale for honey

    First of all I don’t throw rocks first, as I live in a glass house. But you let the first salvo fly my way and figure as long as a smiley face is added its OK. And then you just keep digging just...
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    Re: scale for honey

    That was the most help of all. Thanks
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    Re: scale for honey

    Water content or moisture content is the quantity of water contained in a material, such as soil (called soil moisture), rock, ceramics, fruit, or wood. Water content is used in a wide range of...
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    Re: scale for honey

    Rader.. You obviously know the Washington laws inside and out. Even better then the State. If you would spend a little time , do a little more research you would learn a few new thing. If you want...
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    Re: scale for honey

    Depends on water percentage

    13% water 12.06 lbs per gal (aprox)
    14-- 12.02
    15 -- 11.97
    17 -- 11.88
    21-- 11.64

    So where is the fill line...
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    Re: scale for honey

    If you read the state code anybody that is selling anything by the weight must meet the State's NTEP requirements. Yes you way works but........




    Sorry but I am a stickler to the minor...
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    Re: scale for honey

    Yes you are correct that the state have few regulations on selling honey but you still must have the net weight on the container along with the grade (that's a joke of a rule as there is no honey...
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    scale for honey

    My state (along with others I assume) require honey to be sold by weight. They also require all weighting devices are NTEP certified. ...
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    Re: Carpathian queens in the US?

    http://entomology.wsu.edu/apis/breeding-program/queens/
  11. Thread: Honey Labels

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    Re: Honey Labels

    My guess it depends on the state(s) you plan on selling in. In Washington state http://agr.wa.gov/marketing/smallfarm/DOCS/3-SellingHoney.pdf
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    Re: Silicone used to Seal top feeders

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?294154-Silicone-to-seal-feeder
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    Bees kill dog.... Great. just what we need

    http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/25372752/killer-bees-claim-life-of-pasco-pooch
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    Re: Shipping queen cells

    Had 20 cells shipped to me from Florida last late spring. Shipped in a Riteway box with 2 bars. Cell protectors on each cell. Fondant. and about 1 Lb of bees. Shipped on a Thursday night and I P/U...
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    Re: Bee hive collapse washington state

    And a nice tall mountain range (Cascades) that split the state. If the left side of the state was affected then Southern BC, Canada would have too along with Idaho and parts of Montana... LOL:lpf:
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    Re: Help make the call.

    I look at it like going to Vegas but from how I see it its a win win for you only if you are not going to refund the money.

    I send you X $ for the chance of getting a package and IF you do not...
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    Re: Help make the call.

    So what do you loose in the deal?

    are you going to sell the packages at a lower cost?
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    Re: How to make sugar syurp

    one 5Gal bucket.... 25lbs sugar... fill with hot water from tap. Stirrrrrrrrrrr... Add to feeders... Good for about 2 to 3 days...If you want to change the PH add a little apple cider vinegar or...
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    Re: How to make sugar syurp

    Hot water right out of the tap... no need to use the stove. Might have to mix it a few times. I mix mine up about an hour before I place it in the hive. Easy
  20. Re: 'A sting to the scrotum is painful but the nose is far worse,' says scientist...

    I do not agree at all with this. Never. never ware Button fly pants when working bees. :eek: :lookout:
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    Re: how much white clover to plant for bees

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_American_nectar_sources_for_honey_bees
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    Re: Did you get honey your first year

    Location, Location, Location..... That's the answer. My first year with 4 packages I got about 10lbs. The next I got about 100 lbs. This past year with 8 hives I only got 70 lbs. I moved in May about...
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    Re: Mating Nuc Design questions

    Unassembled Frame For Double Mating Nuc http://www.mannlakeltd.com/beekeeping-supplies/category/page61.html

    and just order End bars for the size you want or need
  24. Re: What is everyone paying for a package this year?

    Packages $85 to $135 (5lb) . Nucs $135 to $200 (way over priced and not worth that) . 2 deep hives $200 to 250
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    Re: Impediments to importing European stock?

    Google Sue Cobay and WSU importing bee seman. What they had to do just for that.

    http://entomology.wsu.edu/apis/breeding-program/
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