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    Default orange field compensation ?

    Hello I want to place 20 colonies in the Orange fields in ca ,but I do not know how much I should pay for it to ne worth it or what percentage of honey is appropriate,has anyone here done this in my neck of the woods . Thanks in advance
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    Default Re: orange field compensation ?

    Do some checking. There have bee a bunch of dead bees coming out of oranges dure to pesticide this year.
    Old Guy in Alabama

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    Default Re: orange field compensation ?

    Quote Originally Posted by jrbbees View Post
    Do some checking. There have bee a bunch of dead bees coming out of oranges dure to pesticide this year.
    I think that's in Florida jr.
    I don't think they have the problem in CA.....yet.
    Dan www.boogerhillbee.com
    Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards

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    Default Re: orange field compensation ?

    Good point beeman, CA may not allow the same pesticide. Yet!

    mega, I would still do some checking and get some info about the chems they plan on using before I moved in.
    There are a lot of people in Florida that got hurt this year.
    Old Guy in Alabama

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    Default Re: orange field compensation ?

    Quote Originally Posted by jrbbees View Post
    Good point beeman, CA may not allow the same pesticide. Yet!
    Not to belabor the point but the pest they are treating for in Florida hasn't found its way to CA....to my understanding. Therefore...the systemic pesticide mentioned in that other thread should be unnecessary in CA.
    Dan www.boogerhillbee.com
    Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards

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