Yesterday 11:50 PM
New bees already
If you open them on a warmer day and don't scrape it should reseal fairly well. Wait for drones to do any splitting, but otherwise let the bees tell you what they are ready for. (1,051 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 11:38 PM
Winter losses for 2016-17
Well if you are a newbee, like me, and you don't treat you are throwing away money, your bees will die 99%... I listened to the TF people as well and all it did is cost me time and money... First... (13,983 views, 114 replies)
Yesterday 11:34 PM
Bulk honey prices and market outlook
It is the honey buyers at the wholesale level who were worried, or at least pretending to be. The general public cannot effectively be generalised. I have been asked only once in seven years of... (570,426 views, 1,290 replies)
Yesterday 11:29 PM
Swarm traps and rain
Charlie, you repeat your fantasies and lies more often and longer than D. Trump. (1,042 views, 15 replies)
Yesterday 11:18 PM
Hi to all from bama...
Looking forward to joining beesource...I don't know why it's taken me so long to join. I've always looked to previous post and threads for my beekeeping problems. I'm looking with great expectations ... (92 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 10:55 PM
Randy Oliver's Tips on Working Bees
A great recent video by Randy Oliver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcfqTx4_FAo (103 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 10:41 PM
Dieffenbachia vs varroa
Doubtful that would work. But you could try. How does that relate to this subject? Im not implying anything. I just wonder if it would work or not. I have been reading a little bit on... (714 views, 8 replies)
Yesterday 10:26 PM
5 frame double nuc update
If it is a double five frame nuc it must be wider and incompatible than standard equipment. If you had made it a double four frame nuc, it would be standard size. (1,033 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 10:20 PM
Does anyone label their bait hives?
I never put mine on public property where they might be molested. I put them in residential yards behind fences and gates, or well hidden. (358 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 10:01 PM
Best bang for the buck?
I think there is no law prohibiting sale of such collector's item liquor bottles as Lauri has shown. At least if there is not liquor remaining in them, as defined by the glorious alcohol laws passed... (28,303 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 09:59 PM
Chalkbrood on honey comb?
Looks like mold and beetle slime. (270 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 09:53 PM
When to "split" hives on Gulf Coast
My splits are doing well. They all have drawn out several frames of blank foundation and put away a lot of honey. I did two splits using the Taranov artificial swarm method. They are drawing comb... (1,722 views, 19 replies)
Yesterday 09:49 PM
31178One (1) sting between the eyebrows last May triggered an unusual reaction for me - there are physical explanations involving skin, membranes, nerves, etc., at that site according to my medically... (512 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 09:33 PM
Earliest recorded date of bees brought to the US
No photo, but from a listing of California Historical Markers .... A railroad across Panama was built before the first US transcontinental railroad. The Panama version was only partially built... (1,314 views, 26 replies)
Yesterday 09:22 PM
Phacelia tanacetifolia reseeding?
15 square meters is only 160.5 square feet. 30 x 50 is 1500 sq ft. You need 9 or ten packs of 25k seeds if one does 15 meters square. All the geniuses on here and I'm the only one with a... (1,752 views, 16 replies)
Yesterday 09:19 PM
Moving hive with supers
I'm going to have hives on 'beans and cotton this year. Spraying is inevitable. How do any or all of you handle moving? Take supers off? Leave 'em on? Or, just keep the hives far enough away so... (120 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 09:14 PM
First round of patties.
Itis what works here and I believe is pretty transferable for the north. I got most of it from canada. (2,323 views, 33 replies)
Yesterday 09:10 PM
2/25/17 Greenback Tn 37742 Peach (28,578 views, 229 replies)
Yesterday 09:02 PM
Fastest Method to get packages to draw out new comb without using any existing comb?
I agree with frustrateddrone; 1:1 sugar water. I have raised new packages in 7-frame deeps and in 5-frame deeps. I don't think that there is any difference in drawing. In 10-frame deeps the bees... (276 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 08:37 PM
How are they doing it? Raw honey not crystallizing
A particular honey's likelihood of crystallizing is dependent upon the ratio of glucose to fructose. The higher the percentage of fructose, the less likely it is to crystallize. My Spring and early... (253 views, 8 replies)