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    Re: EAS 2010 ... Boone, NC Aug. 2-6

    Hi Jack,
    So, your making headway. They do sound a bit rustic for even a seasoned camper. You'll need to watch out for bear if you use the pit often. Haha Clear off the picnic table and Hide...
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    Re: EAS 2010 ... Boone, NC Aug. 2-6

    Hi Jack,
    Having any luck with the campsite? I'm planning on being there too. Maybe traveling with Erin. Time will tell.

    Has anyone seen info on dorm rooms, when will we be able to make...
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    Thanks BeeGreen,

    Nice tip. :applause:

    Larry
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Good question!... Who's paying?

    I agree, natural is the way to go. I think your crushing it is a bit of a gimmick though. I have the same results with a cold, serrated knife, for de-capping and...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    I haven't been in many honey houses, but those that I have visited do have washable walls and floors. They were made so that they can all be hosed with a pressure washer. Those guys don't want to...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Hi Bill,

    Yes, Honey is considered a non perishable and is also listed as agricultural. You could check out our application we fill out on:

    http://www.mainebeekeepers.org/MSBA_Jadczak.shtml
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Hi Bill,

    What your referring to is a State Regulation. I'm sure there's differences per state. Maine actually requires that anyone selling honey have a lic. of some type. Even if it's out of...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Yes, it was a winning bottle. Sorry they didn't have a contest this year. And yes, Pam enjoyed it as much as I did. :popcorn: I'd say more, but better stop here.

    I'm using the last of my...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    I agree with you completely. This is what I've tried to explain. Our local honey, in a respectable package (bottle & label), is highly sort after. They don't want the heated, mixed crap that no...
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    Re: Vinegar in Bee Syrup

    I think you'll find beeks use it to keep the syrup from growing mold. The acid from vinegar, usually apple vinegar, or a lemon will keep the syrup from spoiling, or help. I'm not sure of the...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Haha,
    I hear you. We have allot of healthy minded consumers that are aware of some of the apitherapy uses for honey. Farmers Markets, health food stores, grocery stores all want (when they can...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Hi Chick,
    Yes, it's good to see what everyone gets for their products. It does matter as to how it's presented... packaging, the quality of the product, And Location has even more to do with it. ...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Ron, it sounds like your donating your honey to a good cause. You might want to adjust your prices in the upward direction.
    Larry
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Yes,

    I bottle enough for my local customers and then I store my honey in 5 gal buckets.

    Larry
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    Re: southern maine bee removal

    Hi Kirstan,

    Sorry for the mix up. Sure, if you could pass the info to me, I'd send it to the entire York Club and if there aren't any takers, then I could send it to the entire Cumberland Club. ...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    What's everyone using for glass? Classic... Queenline.... Or are you creative?
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    Re: southern maine bee removal

    Hi Christy,

    Yes, as the contact person for the York Beekeepers Association, I'd be willing to take the info and find someone to do the job. I have several experienced beekeepers in the area, all...
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    Re: bees are hungry

    Yes, this has been the problem for the months of June and July here in Maine. I fed my bees in March to jump start brood rearing. I had an early spring buildup because of it. In June I checked...
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    Re: Shellac and bees

    I stand corrected, Shellac is weather-proof

    Lac is the name given to the resinous secretion of the tiny lac insect (Laccifer lacca) which is parasitic on certain trees in Asia, particularly India...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Hi Jack,

    Good hearing from you. I'm not big on the inverted plastic either, but when I went to get bottles for another 200 lbs two years ago, that's about all there was left. As it turned out,...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    Hi Jack,

    Good hearing from you. I'm not big on the inverted plastic either, but when I went to get bottles for another 200 lbs two years ago, that's about all there was left. As it turned out,...
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    Re: Shellac and bees

    Shellac is water soluble. It's not an exterior finish that would be use on much of anything outdoors. :no: In the rainy weather we have, the wood would be bare in a few days.
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    Hive Product Prices

    I'm curious, what is everyone getting for their hive products this season? Please state quantity, quality of package and where your located. Thanks
    I got $5/lb for amber honey in an inverted...
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    Re: York County Beekeepers Association

    The Maine, York Cnty Beekeepers, have a Club with 62 members at this time. Their next meeting will be an Open Hive Session on August 15 in the Kittery Point area. It is from 10 am to around 2 pm. ...
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    The York County Beekeepers Association

    The second meeting for the York County Beekeepers Association is scheduled for Monday, May 18. It will be held in the same location as the last meeting. It will be at the Willard Middle School in...
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