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  1. Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Beekeeping Glossary

    Started by Barry, 02-14-2010 03:02 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: ATTN: New beekeepers with screened bottom boards

    Started by Brad Bee, 03-05-2017 12:44 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Want Swarm Prevention? Try the OSBN Method

    Started by MattDavey, 02-07-2019 05:48 AM
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  1. How much money can a beekeeper make in a year owning 100 hives?

    Started by MikeyReej, 06-20-2008 07:17 AM
    8 Pages
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  2. Wintering Nucs

    Started by Michael Palmer, 01-08-2007 03:48 PM
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 271
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  3. Factors contributing to Swarms and Swarm Prevention

    Started by MattDavey, 04-04-2012 08:31 AM
    10 Pages
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    backfilling, buildup, checkerboarding, prevention, swarm, unoccupied nurse bees, walt wright
    • Replies: 180
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    12-12-2012, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  4. Why knowingly catalyze a bee apocalypse?

    Started by drmanhadan, 12-26-2013 06:44 PM
    21 Pages
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  5. Which beekeeping starter kit is the best?

    Started by seebees, 03-26-2008 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 16
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  6. 24 Hour Varoa Count? *UPDATED*

    Started by longarm, 07-31-2006 01:37 AM
    18 Pages
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    11-05-2008, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  7. Stung through a bee-suit

    Started by KeyBeeper, 03-12-2010 12:13 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
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  8. How many bees in the hive?

    Started by iahawk, 08-23-2010 10:02 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    08-25-2010, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  9. What are these black bees??????

    Started by thestainedglasschick, 08-17-2011 11:45 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    black bees, robber screens, robbing
    • Replies: 22
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    08-19-2011, 08:24 AM Go to last post
  10. HOW MUCH Honey do you take from your hive?

    Started by Blossom, 01-09-2009 12:46 PM
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    • Replies: 54
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  11. Cleaning old hives and frames

    Started by Holyhabanero, 04-18-2011 10:28 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    10-04-2018, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Do Bats Eat Bees?

    Started by CherGarr, 01-24-2004 04:24 PM
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    • Replies: 28
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    12-24-2013, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Pictorial Honeybee Identification Guide?

    Started by lcl, 08-08-2011 03:06 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
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  14. Clover Honey vs Wildflower Honey

    Started by Chef Isaac, 02-08-2005 09:22 AM
    • Replies: 11
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  15. Honey Weight by Volume?

    Started by feltze, 05-18-2010 06:15 AM
    • Replies: 7
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  16. Best beekeeping books?

    Started by vancleavehoney, 05-27-2008 09:54 PM
    2 Pages
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    books
    • Replies: 27
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  17. When to Open the Sides of the Broodnest

    Started by MattDavey, 02-18-2014 05:22 AM
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  18. ECO Wood Treatment?

    Started by Hamp54, 02-21-2013 06:38 PM
    2 Pages
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  19. Langstroth: Top Hive Entrances

    Started by nickermire, 01-30-2012 07:15 PM
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  20. Where to get #8 hardware cloth

    Started by PSL.Michelle, 03-29-2009 08:49 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 36
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  21. Italian vs Carny bees

    Started by IABeeMan, 01-26-2008 10:10 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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  22. Question How to get bees out of tree trunk

    Started by Tom Fran, 05-02-2011 11:12 AM
    bee removal
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  23. What do bees do at night?

    Started by splank, 07-08-2009 04:22 PM
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  24. Cedar Boards, Rough or Smooth Side Out?

    Started by jdmidwest, 10-13-2012 10:10 AM
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  25. ****Sugar water will last for how long exactly?

    Started by Mike in Amboy, 04-02-2012 11:14 PM
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    • Replies: 20
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  26. Hive Top Feeder/Killer

    Started by JeffG, 04-14-2011 09:13 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    06-11-2012, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  27. Swarm Queen Not Laying

    Started by yukonjeff, 06-16-2016 12:12 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 88
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  28. fumigillin: how vital?

    Started by coondogger, 11-07-2007 08:33 AM
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  29. How to make a pollen patty

    Started by Chef Isaac, 02-02-2005 09:16 PM
    • Replies: 15
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  30. Poll Poll: Best wood for hive boxes

    Started by Tom Fran, 05-21-2010 08:01 AM
    3 Pages
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    cypress, equipment, hive boxes, pine
    • Replies: 57
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  31. pollen patty recipe

    Started by BjornBee, 11-14-2007 09:03 AM
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    12-22-2007, 07:07 AM Go to last post
  32. All is Lost..........

    Started by Durstlight, 03-04-2014 10:10 PM
    6 Pages
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  33. Big Grin Bee Hive Color

    Started by Pops, 12-14-2013 12:37 PM
    5 Pages
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  34. harvest honey without extractor?

    Started by clarkfarm, 05-23-2009 08:32 AM
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  35. What temp range and humidity for incubator queen cell finishing?

    Started by WBVC, 03-26-2015 09:21 PM
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  36. Google Map, Radius Around a Point

    Started by julysun, 06-26-2013 10:08 PM
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  37. Lots of dead bees at entrance (on the ground)

    Started by liptrapsurf, 07-16-2008 08:23 AM
    bees, cold, dead, melbourne, rain
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  38. can bees sense fear???????

    Started by blkcloud, 05-11-2006 09:16 AM
    2 Pages
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  39. Best Sugar Syrup Ratio To Give The Bees?

    Started by Beesilly, 03-25-2008 07:26 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-26-2008, 06:22 AM Go to last post
  40. Filling comb with sugar syrup.

    Started by EastSideBuzz, 11-13-2011 02:38 AM
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    • Replies: 68
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    12-03-2012, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  41. Maintaining amount of hives

    Started by Pamela White, 11-06-2012 07:44 AM
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    • Replies: 79
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    11-15-2012, 01:25 PM Go to last post
  42. Which of these is this best bee veil?

    Started by mrspock, 03-01-2010 01:43 PM
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  43. Carniolan Bees

    Started by Gus979, 12-12-2012 08:30 PM
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    • Replies: 40
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  44. Starting with foundationless frames

    Started by stoffel64, 10-13-2010 10:05 PM
    2 Pages
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    foundationless, foundationless frames, package bees
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    03-29-2013, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  45. 18.25% Moisture Content Acceptable?

    Started by bjamesvw, 11-25-2015 03:43 PM
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  46. Moved: 2018/19 Journal NW Florida Gulf Coast

    Started by Jadeguppy, 01-14-2018 03:53 PM
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  47. Name One Important Lesson You Learned in Last Year

    Started by MDS, 03-06-2011 09:59 AM
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  48. What's wrong with eating honey made from sugar syrup?

    Started by PastorJ, 08-16-2011 04:45 PM
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  49. Is there really a Bolling Bee

    Started by BjornBee, 05-15-2005 03:57 PM
    9 Pages
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    bolling bee
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  50. What causes honey to crystalize?

    Started by Jas0n Bresson, 02-27-2008 05:08 AM
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  51. Poll Poll: Rabbet joint for hive boxes

    Started by Tom Fran, 06-02-2010 08:16 PM
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    • Replies: 57
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  52. They are all dead...

    Started by Vandieman, 01-18-2016 05:49 PM
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    • Replies: 85
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    01-31-2016, 04:18 PM Go to last post
  53. HELP!!!!! MY queen is DEAD!!!!! :( :( :(

    Started by Omie, 12-03-2009 10:58 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
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    12-30-2017, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  54. Is Sevin spray and issue w/ bees???

    Started by kilnrat, 06-04-2011 06:40 PM
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    06-06-2011, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  55. No feeding, no treatments,

    Started by KeyBeeper, 02-06-2011 09:31 AM
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  56. Radial vs. Tangential Extractor

    Started by Pooh, 03-20-2008 10:52 AM
    • Replies: 9
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  57. Texas package bees

    Started by daknoodle, 10-01-2008 11:13 AM
    2 Pages
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    03-09-2009, 02:06 PM Go to last post
  58. Plastic foundation vs beeswax

    Started by ctbees, 11-11-2009 07:53 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 36
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    11-30-2009, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  59. Beehive clearance and distance to neighbors

    Started by rniles, 10-19-2012 12:42 PM
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    10-21-2012, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  60. Would you purchase an old galvanized extractor?

    Started by bksss, 07-18-2007 10:12 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
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    09-17-2012, 12:57 AM Go to last post
  61. A guide to buying package bees.

    Started by bluegrass, 12-16-2015 01:44 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 66
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    12-26-2015, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  62. Duragilt Foundation??

    Started by mlewis48, 03-24-2008 09:26 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    04-13-2011, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  63. Paint/Stain What do you use/How long is it lasting?

    Started by OneEyedRooster, 01-28-2013 08:00 AM
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  64. Working naked!!!???

    Started by Oneupsuperdog, 06-23-2012 06:45 PM
    4 Pages
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    07-01-2013, 12:13 AM Go to last post
  65. Used bee stuff

    Started by CBS, 01-14-2011 10:55 PM
    • Replies: 17
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  66. 8 Frame Langstroth Plans

    Started by gregluxus, 07-23-2012 12:50 PM
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  67. 3 deep hives pros and cons

    Started by Tibbigt, 11-20-2017 08:20 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 43
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    11-30-2017, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  68. Cypress hives

    Started by learning, 01-21-2009 09:49 PM
    4 Pages
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    11-17-2009, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  69. Telescoping Hive Cover vs Plain Old Migratory Cover

    Started by nickermire, 02-12-2012 11:07 AM
    2 Pages
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    02-17-2012, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  70. How much space in between hives

    Started by Freon11, 04-02-2010 09:24 AM
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    03-26-2011, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  71. how much does a quart weight?

    Started by larrymn, 06-27-2012 06:42 PM
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  72. When "overnight delivery" fails

    Started by LtlWilli, 07-13-2011 05:16 AM
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  73. The billion little things that make a beekeeper's life easier

    Started by jbeshearse, 04-30-2015 10:36 PM
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  74. Brood breaks for mite control

    Started by johno, 01-01-2013 07:15 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
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