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Rader Sidetrack
Yesterday 10:06 PM
 Honey vs 2:1 sugar feed
A case can easily be made that granulated sugar vs honey do not provide "identical nourishment" for bees. While one might think that honey is automatically better for bees, that may not be the... (380 views, 10 replies)
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angel
Yesterday 09:53 PM
 Free Shipping Rant (Beekeeping Equipment Big Box Stores)
Am I the only one that is getting sick of rising beekeeping equipment prices while knowing the increases are coming from their "FREE shipping" marketing strategies? And then they put in very small... (39 views, 0 replies)
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tacomabees
Yesterday 09:45 PM
 What is this equipment worth?
Unless it's your wife or brother in law, I wouldn't worry too much about that. Just for reference, last January I bought an apiary from a beek who was getting too old to handle the boxes because... (701 views, 26 replies)
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Rader Sidetrack
Yesterday 09:25 PM
 Just think of all the bee forage.....
The North Carolina DOT has a program of wildflower plantings in selected freeway medians and interchanges. More on that program here: ... (560 views, 17 replies)
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lazy shooter
Yesterday 09:21 PM
 Gov agencies protecting our bees
@waynesgarden: It was a printed questionnaire wanting to know everything that I did in agriculture. It was very detailed. No, I have never applied for government assistance of any kind. If I... (917 views, 32 replies)
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Ian
Yesterday 09:10 PM
 Survey for causes of CCD
right... (81 views, 1 replies)
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angel
Yesterday 09:03 PM
 ZomBEES!!!!! Happy Halloween!!!
My girls are going as zomBEEs. Going hive to hive getting as much sweet stuff as they can from their neighbors. Going to play some tricks on the Varroa's down the street. ... (59 views, 0 replies)
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SeaCucumber
Yesterday 09:00 PM
 Which to buy: Dadant or Kelley Bee Frames and Small Cell Foundation
I'm new to this, but it seems like Kelley is the only option. Boycott companies that don't sell foundationless frames. I've heard good thing from them at my bee club. 100 frames are .83 each. I do... (170 views, 4 replies)
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KPeacock
Yesterday 08:38 PM
 new OAV device seems easier to work with & easy to make-no pics yet
that might work by bleeding off some of the hot air. I fogged one hive with this and it didn't LOOK like a lot was happening, but there was a thick cloud of vapor wafting around the poorly sealed... (405 views, 7 replies)
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Vance G
Yesterday 08:35 PM
 honey super question
Take the super off or there will be brood in it come spring. Then feed the bees 2:1 to bring them up to weight to survive thru the winter. (196 views, 2 replies)
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Daznz
Yesterday 08:21 PM
 feed hole size
Thanks Mike why don't you put mesh under the hole and sit the feeder on that ? Saves you taping that hole ;) (200 views, 6 replies)
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mgolden
Yesterday 08:17 PM
 upper entrance question
Not sure if I will wrap. Keep hearing about moisture being a problem. Any thoughts to that? /QUOTE] Absolutely nothing wrong with wrapping. It serves the purpose of a wind break and provides... (268 views, 7 replies)
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DirtyLittleSecret
Yesterday 08:02 PM
 How many of you started with just one hive?
Started this summer with one 8 frame nuc. Within a month wound up picking up a 10 frame. Super glad I got a second. First, you will learn twice as fast cause you will have two hives to... (1,209 views, 36 replies)
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DirtyLittleSecret
Yesterday 07:55 PM
 Wanting to start a hive. Which books are the best to buy?
I just started this year and spent a small fortune in books (I love my home library). All these are excellent recommendations. I've actually found the Beekeepers Bible to be one of the most... (199 views, 7 replies)
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marshmasterpat
Yesterday 07:39 PM
 Best Shaker Box
Does someone have a picture they could post? I am getting different mental pictures in my head. (8,629 views, 28 replies)
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laketrout
Yesterday 07:37 PM
 My recipe/method for sugar blocks
Rusty do you use a quilt box . (29,168 views, 195 replies)
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marshmasterpat
Yesterday 07:36 PM
 Checker boarding
Would this check boarding work if you are going foundationless, or even if you just have foundation filled frame with no comb? Just curious. Trying to plan for my spring plans. (770 views, 18 replies)
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Ian
Yesterday 07:08 PM
 World Series
they bobbled the ball til he got to about third base, they should of made the fielders challenge to home. That is where an error could be made... because otherwise he was standing on third very... (315 views, 11 replies)
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Rader Sidetrack
Yesterday 06:53 PM
 They say Americans are getting grumpy about the never ending rising prices these days
Ace, does your ESP now extend to channeling Barry? :lpf: Do you think Barry has difficulty writing what he actually meant? :scratch: Maybe the 3rd time is the charm ... here is that Image... (3,821 views, 101 replies)
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jredburn
Yesterday 06:52 PM
 Bee Suit.
A friend of mine wants to ride along with me and he needs a full suit before he can come. He is 5' 8" and needs a X large. Also a veil. PM me if you have an extra one. Regards Joe (85 views, 0 replies)