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  1. Thread: hello to all

    by Spuds
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    Re: hello to all

    Hello and Welcome,

    I too am from Missouri and a new bee keeper. Lots of good information on the Forum.

    Bob

    Salem Missouri
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    Re: Wax Coating Pierco Frames

    I took an old pot put it on my Propane BBQ grill on low and melted the wax. I used a new but very cheap Wal-Mart throw away paint brush and just brushed the wax on the frames heavi:)ly. The bees were...
  3. Thread: barn swarm

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    Re: barn swarm

    Fascinating, thanks for posting it.
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    Re: Top feeder Question.

    My Bee Max feeders sit right on top. The only problem I had ants were getting in, so make sure you have a good heavy weight on top. I doubled the weight and placement and that took care of it.
  5. Thread: Ball Clover

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    Re: Ball Clover

    Correction to my last post.

    I recently bought clover seed at my local Farmers Co-Op I had asked for tall white ball clover. What I was sold was Osceola Ladino Clover. The lady who sold it to me...
  6. Thread: Ball Clover

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    Re: Ball Clover

    Sorry,

    MFA is "The Missouri Farmers Association" This part of Missouri is mostly Cattle Country with very poor rocky soil. Some farmers here are now using Ball Clover in their fields and seems to...
  7. Thread: Ball Clover

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    Re: Ball Clover

    I bought 5 lbs. last week at the local MFA it was $3.25 a pound.
  8. Thread: Robbing!?

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    Re: Robbing!?

    I have two hives new this year, one much stronger then the other. We have had three weeks of very hot dry weather here in Missouri and I started feeding last week. Today I observed what must be...
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    New Bee Keeper in Missouri

    Hi,
    I live in Salem Missouri (south Central) and I have two new hives this May. Started out well both hives grew quickly now one much stronger then the other. Bees are a Russian Hybrid raised...
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