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Discussing and formulating honeybee management methods that cooperate as much as possible with natural bee biology without resorting to the use of chemicals and drugs.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: a little scientific involvement with TF bees.

    Started by lharder, 05-10-2016 08:09 AM
    21 Pages
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: A shift in message? The case for IPM instead of bond as the path to TF for new back y

    Started by msl, 03-30-2017 11:06 PM
    40 Pages
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Beekeeping using Square Dadant hives, treatment free since 2005

    Started by Fusion_power, 02-10-2019 08:06 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 4,022
    09-02-2019, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: clong 2018-2019 Treatment Free Experience

    Started by clong, 11-07-2018 09:10 AM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 197
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    08-12-2019, 06:30 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    Started by GregV, 10-11-2018 12:11 PM
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 422
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: My journey towards treatment free

    Started by tpope, 01-30-2017 06:00 PM
    17 Pages
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    • Replies: 320
    • Views: 31,879
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Natural Selection Management

    Started by mike bispham, 04-12-2015 02:16 AM
    16 Pages
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    • Replies: 302
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Riverderwent Survival Treatment Free 2017

    Started by Riverderwent, 11-05-2016 07:47 PM
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 466
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: squarepeg 2015-2019 treatment free experience

    Started by squarepeg, 01-09-2015 12:23 PM
    103 Pages
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    • Replies: 2,051
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  10. Post Sticky Thread Sticky: SW Michigan Horizontal Hives - Sans Treatments

    Started by nickhefferan, 12-28-2018 05:04 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 73
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    07-16-2019, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Treatment Free in Finland

    Started by Juhani Lunden, 09-22-2018 10:38 AM
    5 Pages
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  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: treatment free member listing

    Started by squarepeg, 02-04-2016 11:51 AM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 184
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  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Started by Litsinger, 12-09-2018 03:41 PM
    58 Pages
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    • Replies: 1,159
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  14. Post Sticky Thread Sticky: Unique Forum Rules

    Started by Solomon Parker, 04-15-2011 08:23 AM
    forum rules, treatment-free beekeeping
    • Replies: 1
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  1. "if" is such a big word

    Started by BjornBee, 01-02-2004 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-02-2004, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  2. "Artificial Breeding Parameters"

    Started by JSL, 01-03-2017 05:26 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
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  3. "Live and Let Die" Studies

    Started by NeilV, 08-06-2009 09:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,508
    08-07-2009, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  4. "Must Feed"

    Started by kwclr, 03-31-2016 02:02 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    04-07-2016, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  5. "reverence for bees"

    Started by Tyrtaeus, 04-05-2014 02:44 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  6. "scrubbing" bees?

    Started by Baloo, 07-06-2008 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,403
    07-06-2008, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  7. "Small Cell Fails To Save My Apiary" or

    Started by odfrank, 12-27-2010 09:15 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 13,694
    03-08-2011, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  8. Poll Poll: "Treatment Free" Poll

    Started by Barry, 03-08-2011 07:46 AM
    2 Pages
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  9. 'Native' & 'Local'

    Started by mike bispham, 05-21-2015 04:42 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    10-05-2015, 08:56 AM Go to last post
  10. (another) Regression Question

    Started by Doug R, 05-04-2006 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-17-2013, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  11. Arrow *Broodnest Structure* Shakedown Regression

    Started by betrbekepn, 04-28-2007 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    05-01-2007, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  12. 1 1/4" Frames

    Started by Solomon Parker, 02-28-2011 08:46 PM
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    05-12-2015, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  13. 10 hardy mites

    Started by beepro, 12-14-2016 02:35 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
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    12-21-2016, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  14. 100% TREATMENT FREE

    Started by BULLSEYE BILL, 08-24-2006 07:37 PM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 171
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  15. 11 Frames in Medium Super

    Started by Tom06-, 06-10-2015 04:39 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    06-12-2015, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  16. 11 out of 12 packages dead by 1-15 and still addicted. I must be crazy.

    Started by WetWilly, 01-23-2017 07:36 AM
    6 Pages
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  17. Smile 19 hives alltreatment free so far.

    Started by GLOCK, 09-10-2012 06:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-24-2012, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  18. 1st regression sizing (pictures)...

    Started by Doug R, 07-06-2006 12:01 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-06-2006, 10:04 PM Go to last post
  19. 1st Year Inspection - Help !

    Started by NWABeek, 02-24-2013 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    02-26-2013, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  20. 2007 sources of thymol

    Started by Grant, 03-31-2007 10:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-06-2007, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  21. 2011 spring inspection

    Started by Barry, 04-10-2011 10:40 AM
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  22. 2018 Status thus Far

    Started by Nordak, 01-31-2018 10:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
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  23. 2018: Swarmpocalypse

    Started by Nordak, 01-29-2019 07:25 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    04-14-2019, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  24. 2019 Lusby conference cancelled, no signups.

    Started by JWChesnut, 02-04-2019 05:25 PM
    3 Pages
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  25. 3 of 5 hives dead in last month, 1 on it's way out

    Started by bjorn, 10-23-2015 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    10-24-2015, 10:51 PM Go to last post
  26. 3 questions

    Started by Kyle Meadows, 08-07-2007 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-08-2007, 12:03 PM Go to last post
  27. 4 lbs. Russians

    Started by Kyle Meadows, 04-23-2009 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-07-2009, 05:21 AM Go to last post
  28. 4 or 5 year old queens

    Started by JSL, 02-05-2014 06:26 AM
    2 Pages
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  29. Lightbulb 4.8 mm cell size foundation...

    Started by RBar, 08-27-2007 06:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-28-2007, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  30. 4.9 and supering

    Started by Kurt Bower, 10-22-2003 02:21 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-23-2003, 05:23 AM Go to last post
  31. 4.9 starter strips, wire?,

    Started by djstory, 02-25-2005 12:29 PM
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  32. 4.9, A Problem or Not?

    Started by Christopher Petree, 03-19-2005 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-19-2005, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  33. 4.9mm comb pics

    Started by Clayton, 06-10-2003 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  34. 4.9mm in North Carolina

    Started by David Langham, 02-08-2002 06:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  35. 5 5/8" 4.9 foundation at Dadant

    Started by ikeepbees, 01-23-2007 07:24 PM
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    01-24-2007, 03:46 AM Go to last post
  36. 5.1mm vs 4.9 vs 5.5

    Started by Jeffzhear, 01-27-2007 04:56 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    01-28-2007, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  37. 5.2 cell size,varroa resistant?

    Started by Sasha, 07-16-2006 03:03 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    07-22-2006, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  38. 5.2mm foundation?

    Started by Michael Bush, 08-06-2002 08:09 AM
    • Replies: 18
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  39. 5/8 gone

    Started by RiodeLobo, 01-05-2013 05:18 PM
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  40. 9 Frame Natural Comb

    Started by CentralBee, 03-12-2015 11:01 AM
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  41. 9.4mm foundation

    Started by tworedroseman, 01-15-2002 02:36 PM
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    08-01-2002, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  42. 96 hour mite count, results

    Started by spunky, 08-14-2007 05:28 PM
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  43. ? for foundationless people

    Started by olky, 05-08-2010 09:39 AM
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  44. A "Bees Tail"

    Started by Rick 1456, 05-17-2012 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  45. A bee hive as an ecosystem

    Started by Michael Bush, 02-24-2004 08:40 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    04-20-2012, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  46. A big thank you to Michael Bush!

    Started by masarin, 02-06-2014 10:04 AM
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  47. A call for research and foundation

    Started by Barry, 10-06-2000 06:55 AM
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    09-05-2012, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  48. a few questions

    Started by swarm_trapper, 09-15-2003 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    09-22-2003, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  49. A good package is hard to find...

    Started by NAVET, 10-15-2014 08:53 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    10-19-2014, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  50. a guy known to be tf?

    Started by 1102009, 11-18-2017 12:16 PM
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    11-22-2017, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  51. Wink A Housel Find

    Started by Solomon Parker, 04-16-2011 04:57 PM
    6 Pages
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    06-01-2011, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  52. A new genetics study of wild honeybees

    Started by Clayton Huestis, 08-18-2015 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-18-2015, 04:20 PM Go to last post
  53. A season of alcohol washes on a TF hive

    Started by Andrew Dewey, 10-16-2013 05:44 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-29-2013, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  54. A thought about low impact brood cycle breaking

    Started by Dundrave, 07-01-2008 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    07-16-2008, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  55. Lightbulb A true chemical free

    Started by beecrazy101, 04-05-2012 08:41 AM
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    06-06-2012, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  56. A visit to Bush Farms

    Started by Solomon Parker, 07-02-2011 01:58 PM
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  57. about small cell?? what about it works?

    Started by Donn Buchfinck, 05-20-2005 12:18 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-20-2005, 11:15 AM Go to last post
  58. About To Give UP TF

    Started by Planner, 04-07-2016 09:08 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 140
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    04-14-2016, 12:12 AM Go to last post
  59. Absolutely amazing!!!

    Started by Goldprospector, 09-22-2012 08:11 PM
    5 Pages
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    10-24-2012, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  60. Poll Poll: Acceptable levels of Varroa mite infestation

    Started by fafrd, 01-07-2011 01:56 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 57
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    01-13-2011, 08:46 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 7,828
    02-03-2017, 04:47 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,225
    06-21-2019, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  61. Actual Cell Size

    Started by Michael Bush, 05-29-2003 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-21-2003, 04:30 PM Go to last post
  62. Reminder Add to pollon patties

    Started by Taylors_Bees, 02-03-2011 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-04-2011, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  63. Adding 11-frames supers

    Started by Beestrong, 08-08-2014 01:29 AM
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,337
    05-30-2012, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  64. Adding a new queen to a package

    Started by whalers, 01-18-2013 08:33 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    01-18-2013, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  65. adding boxes of smallcell

    Started by BjornBee, 03-21-2005 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    04-08-2005, 04:58 PM Go to last post
  66. adding brood to weak hive

    Started by Kyle Meadows, 05-21-2008 09:22 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,569
    06-05-2008, 02:40 PM Go to last post
  67. Adding Frames to a Nuc

    Started by Roger Pell, 07-31-2010 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    09-01-2010, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  68. Adding second hive body

    Started by Kyle Meadows, 04-22-2008 03:55 PM
    • Replies: 2
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