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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    i was interested, i thought we were finally getting somewhere, using your analogy ta-boot

    and i dont have anybodys "posts blocked"... let alone 3 peoples... but i take that as positive... i'm...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    DC

    and what if you're parking in front of your own house? like broodhead is.

    do you put up a camara? find out whose breaking in, and when?

    show and tell everyone in the neighboorhood...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Holy fast response DC!!

    They let me out off with a warning so I'll do one more too.

    Who sprays the groves, the beek or the grower?
    Answer: The grower

    So when the insecticide kills or...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    DC…

    I take that as positive; despite your following it up with a complete misrepresentation of what I’ve said thus far.

    The citrus growers might be insulted though. You insinuated that...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Not correct.

    I was offering positive alternatives for husbandman and farmers. A nice tall glass of lemonade if you will.

    In fact a lot of the growers are doing just what I suggested already so...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Yes I do.

    Do you have sympathy for the migrant workers who pick the fruit?

    The growers at least own the land. They could adapt.

    They could raise hay, cows, corn, strawberries, pigs,...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    btw, I dont have any bees in florida rt now.

    i feel bad for all the beeks who do. especially since the citrus growers have been officially licensed to poison the one world we all get to share.
    ...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    :lpf:
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    God, capital G.
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    Haraga and D Coates,

    riddle me this

    are the residents of Charlestown, West Virginia to blame for the coal mining chemical MCHM that showed up in their water last year? those leaky tanks were on...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    bingo.

    but dont expect a well thought out response from the twins.
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    looks like haraga and d coates are twins.

    donkey in nine twins, courtesy of anna graham.
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    Re: What a disappointment!

    mailmam,


    the only thing worse than a dead hive, is a dead hive with mice in it so....

    pick up some half inch hardware cloth and use it to block the entrances. the bees will be able to get...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    donkey in nine
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    Re: What a disappointment!

    :scratch:
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    Re: What a disappointment!

    seriously now. its not about the cost or the time. at all.

    there is some other reason they dont have stores. something else is wrong.
    so if you dont take care of that, whatever that is, feeding...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    when i was in florida last februaury/march the florida dept of ag commisioner told the beeks they wouldnt have any recourse if their bees were killed by citrus crop protection chemicals. basically...
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    Re: What a disappointment!

    iowa, you get winter, they're goners, save your comb.

    ps, sorry about all that corn
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    Re: What a disappointment!

    i wouldn't waste your time or money feeding them. not because time and money are more important than the life of your colonies but because the end result will be the same. sorry i know that sounds...
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    Re: Another bee kill from spraying?

    simply put bees working the blossoms resulted in more and better fruit for the growers, and honey in the tanks for the beeks, which was a win-win. the grower got free pollination (aka better crops)...
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    Re: rat peed on comb… sigh

    sure they'll clean it up. no arguement there.

    but your honey will taste like mouse pee. that flavor/odor will be there, and when you realize thats what it is, it'll make you want to puke and dump...
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    Re: rat peed on comb… sigh

    i guess this isnt the honey marketing forum!!!!

    but anyways the advice to



    is not good. sorry mark.

    sounds too like the one rat (is there ever just one?) peed on the brood comb, plural,...
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    Re: Buckwheat or goldenrod?

    Not sure if you had Japanese Knotweed/Bamboo nearby but that will also yield a sort of buckwheatish tasting and smelling and looking honey.

    Personally I like Goldenrod without the assiness of...
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    Re: Multiplying Colony Numbers

    i have a friend who tells me every year how much money he thinks he can make on bees. he's just sure there is money in it. he is sure he can sell nucs.

    but the truth is there isn't any more money...
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    Re: CCD? Try heavy feeding and a mite treatment.

    bump
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