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Today 07:38 PM
 would you reattach the comb?
for pieces like this, I always take them to the county fair or garden shows that I do. People love to touch it and handle it, and at least it doesn't go to waste when used for an educational thing... (63 views, 3 replies)
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Today 07:38 PM
 Swarm Hive Bearding
So you're saying to collect the bees under the hive and put them in a box with brood? How can I be sure that the bee ball is not part of the hive and a new swarm? Thanks for the advice! (86 views, 2 replies)
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Today 07:37 PM
 Swarm left hive then flew back to hive 10 minutes later?
:scratch:Had the same thing happen here a week or so ago and then again today from the same hive. The swarm clustered in a crabapple tree about seven or eight feet off the ground. I got my new hive,... (161 views, 3 replies)
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Today 07:36 PM
 Hello from southwest Arkansas
Ya am a welder and a jack of any trade there's not a whole lot I cant do . Being a farmer I have to be able to do everything . I have a 500 acre farm and orchard . (345 views, 22 replies)
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Today 07:34 PM
 First time cut-out
I had watched a pile of his videos, and we went in there green as a gourd, but I felt like I knew what I was doing. Thanks for the encouragement. We have a great teacher in Squarepeg, and we are... (153 views, 10 replies)
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Today 07:33 PM
 Bulk honey prices and market outlook
Here is the USDA honey report for April. http://usda.mannlib.cornell .edu/usda/ams/FVMHONEY.pdf Dan (279,638 views, 996 replies)
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Today 07:29 PM
 Using fermented frames?
A friend of mine gave me some frames of honey that are just rubber banded into the frames. I think they came from a cut out last year. So, the honey that was not capped is strong smelling and some is... (0 views, 0 replies)
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Today 07:29 PM
 I'd like to Introduce myself.
Welcome to Bee Source! (70 views, 4 replies)
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Brad Harrison
Today 07:24 PM
 Harvesting leftover honey in spring, any suggestions?
I've got a hive that I over wintered that's two deeps. I checked it a month ago and had a few frames of honey from over winter so I took one and scraped it with a spoon and strained it and all went... (281 views, 8 replies)
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Today 07:22 PM
 Top bar nuc dimensions question
Check out this thread 5-Nuc-to-top-bar (0 views, 2 replies)
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VanBeek in MI
Today 07:18 PM
 what to do with Nosema infected equipment
What should be done with equipment (frames supers etc) that have a bad case of nosema? should I burn it? or is there a way to kill the nosema fungus with something easy to get? like soaking in... (0 views, 0 replies)
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Today 07:16 PM
 Brand new Beekeeper
LOL matt that is exactly what i did my wife asked me what i was doing i said gathering myself. (397 views, 12 replies)
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Today 07:13 PM
 What a great year - thanks for all the help
You already have...proved that it can be done by anyone .Anyone who takes the time to watch listen and learn from the mistakes and success of other like minded bee keepers. All with a little bit of... (128 views, 3 replies)
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Rader Sidetrack
Today 07:13 PM
 How to get bees from LANG. to TBH ?
If you want to use Ruthies idea, and your TBH bars are shorter than Lang frames, just temporarily screw a frame top bar (or a similar piece of wood) to the top of your TBH bar, then put that in the... (34 views, 3 replies)
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Today 07:09 PM
 Package bees on the cheap
I agree with JStinson, a three pound package with a laying queen should be ready to split in early summer, whereas a two pound package may just limp along for most of the summer, I learned this... (123 views, 3 replies)
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Today 07:08 PM
 Bee Feeder Question
Do you have any problems with the syrup heating up and leaking from the added pressure? (611 views, 24 replies)
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Today 07:03 PM
 Is leaving dead outs in the bee yard a possible swarm catcher?
Bt aizawai is the correct strain.... the others will not work. Lemon Grass oil is the lure and can usually be found in a health food herb store. Some folks have used Lemon pledge in a squeeze so I... (613 views, 28 replies)
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Today 07:02 PM
 not feeding
Your bees are starting to cluster at those temperatures. They won't break cluster to get syrup. Also, bees won't take syrup that is less than 55 degrees or so. (5 views, 1 replies)
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Today 07:02 PM
 Mesh for screened bottom board TBH
I tried a screened bottom last year, and it turned out not to be so great. This year, I'm following Michael's advice and getting rid of the screen. (171 views, 9 replies)
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Rusty Hills Farm
Today 06:59 PM
 Use of Aizawai or ZenTari
XenTari is available here: HTH Rusty (120 views, 6 replies)