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  1. Re: Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You

    China announced they no longer accept GMO corn from the U.S. We export much of our corn to them and other countries. So...wonder if this trend of other countries regulating and placing band on GMO,...
  2. Thread: All dead

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    Re: All dead

    I dont really understand the concern over southern bees and northern bees when purchasing. southern packages sent north can be re-queened with northern reared queens if you are concerned over...
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    Re: Entrance reducer

    reduce the hive to minimum boxes(remove supers) place reducer ( I use roughly 1 inch opening)...does not matter where the opening is.... turn inner cover so opening is down and place 1-2 inch foam...
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    Re: Tips on winterizing

    Ive been told feeding 2/1 syrup in the fall can cause moisture issues if the bees do not have time to reduce moisture enough. ??
  5. Re: Fogging bees for mites - The Fat Bee man does it. Do you?

    just curious and found this quote on Wikipedia
    Certain mineral oils are used in livestock vaccines, as an adjuvant to stimulate a cell-mediated immune response to the vaccinating agent. In the...
  6. Re: no capped honey in either tbh. we are in trouble

    many here in Indiana are talking about little or no winter stores..flows were minimal this year and bees have to eat too. They consumed and fed to young what they brought in. One problem we have when...
  7. Re: Fogging bees for mites - The Fat Bee man does it. Do you?

    First off why are you all knocking Don. I really enjoy Don and trust his knowledge over most of anyone else. Treatment free..who knows.....I tried fogging this last month and knocked a huge mite...
  8. Re: closing up side entrances on TBH for winter

    just let the bees do what they want..they will seal off anything they dont plan to use..or at least they should. They will open it up again if they decide to use it..I know this sounds like a silly...
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    Re: Combatting SHB

    We have hives is full sun with many beetles..no traps no larvae..the bees heard them on top of inner cover..I observed bees chasing the beetles..when I crushed a few the bees immediately picked them...
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    Re: Winter preparation

    consolidate. Foundation less is easy and creates natural size comb which is what the bees want. When starting out place one frame foundation between 2 frames foundation less..so that you have every...
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    Re: 2 oz. Honey Bear pricing

    I sell them $2.00 ea
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    Re: Too late for a cut out?

    generally when you do a cutout you're doing the job to remove the problem for the homeowner. You're not necessarily doing it to save the bees, though it would be nice to do...Why I usually charge for...
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    Re: Lemon yellow honey

    clover
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    Re: What's everyone using for TREAMENTS??

    Ok I will check and research then post my findings to prove it to you. nectar is not sugar..bees eat nectar and not sugar. If your hives have a lot of verroa..the hive is not healthy...look to that...
  15. Re: Scientists Create 'Killer Bees' to Save Bee Population Against Colony Collapse Di

    wish science would stay out of mother natures way
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    Re: Buttery Honey

    Goldenrod seems to give a slight buttery taste to me
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    Re: What's everyone using for TREAMENTS??

    I'm with Solomon on this..I don't treat and quit feeding last year....feeding is a roughly new thing the way I see it. Go back 100 yrs or so and sugar was to expensive to feed to bees. Honey was the...
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    Re: Central Indiana GoldenrodBlooming

    fall/winter is coming early..were about a month ahead.. goldenrod wont give up very much nector if we dont get a lot of sun and warmth...dont feed bees SUGAR bad for them
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    Re: Planting Goldenrod

    theres a market for goldenrod seed? wow, if so I will be rich! lol just kidding ..
    wait for it to go to seed..cut heads into sack and spread it.. goldenrod is a native and evasive weed..your bees...
  20. Re: Today my lovely gentle girls turned into angry little ummmm vixens

    Dearth..protection of stores for winter.
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    Re: propolis entrance reducer

    Typical for bees to use propolis to plug holes and reduce entrance to suit there needs. I typically see more of this activity in the fall..let them do what they want...we only keep bees e dont raise...
  22. Re: Would you purchase an old galvanized extractor?

    just imagine for a second how many good folks have ate good honey extracted using "galvanized" extractors...oh my its terrible to think of the inhumanity. Your gubment gets there fingers into things...
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    Re: No stored honey

    LET THE BEES DO WHAT THEY DO...You do not decide if a season goes to waste..the bees decide. Bees bank nectar when they have more then can be used..they will store it for a later time when no flow...
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    Re: dead bees outside hive

    a good sign..keeping the hive clean. don,t let little things worry you
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    Re: Indiana Spring Meeting March 3rd

    I live in Anderson..would like to go can I just walk in and register ..not seen any registration forms
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