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Forum: Commercial Beekeeping

Beekeeping from a commercial point of view. Focus is on income production and cost/time efficiencies, pros/cons of certain practices, and other subjects more of concern to those making their primary income from bees.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Started by irwin harlton, 11-07-2008 09:33 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum rules revisited

    Started by JohnK and Sheri, 08-18-2010 12:32 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pollination prices

    Started by Bens-Bees, 12-03-2009 09:45 PM
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  1. $1.75 Honey

    Started by sqkcrk, 09-15-2008 05:55 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 105
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  2. % of NUCS to keep

    Started by dnelson, 12-10-2009 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    12-10-2009, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  3. % successful intro of caged queens en mass

    Started by kiwiBee, 05-12-2010 02:36 AM
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    • Replies: 42
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    • Views: 5,312
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  4. "Du'oh!!" (imagine head slap icon)

    Started by sqkcrk, 05-12-2011 02:41 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    05-16-2011, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  5. "Miles to Go" 2014?

    Started by khicks12, 02-05-2014 07:56 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-05-2014, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  6. "Vehicle Registrant Only"

    Started by sqkcrk, 10-07-2012 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    10-24-2012, 12:40 PM Go to last post
  7. "When my life is over, I will sing this song."

    Started by sqkcrk, 09-05-2011 10:09 AM
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    • Replies: 20
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    09-22-2011, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  8. "Why Do They DO That?"

    Started by sqkcrk, 01-01-2014 05:49 PM
    2 Pages
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    almonds, commercial beekeeping, pollination
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,477
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  9. "You know you are a real beekeeper when..."

    Started by Allen Dick, 02-25-2010 09:49 AM
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  10. (2) 20 frame extractors vs (1) 50 or 60 frame extractor

    Started by Billy Joe Adair, 11-18-2011 02:53 PM
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    11-21-2011, 08:35 AM Go to last post
  11. **INPUT NEEDED*** 1500 colony operation

    Started by beegolden, 05-22-2014 12:01 PM
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  12. ...so whats being done about hive theft?

    Started by hex0rz, 02-15-2016 04:28 AM
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  13. 1 Gal Vs. 2 Gal. Frame Feeders

    Started by Riverdog, 03-15-2009 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-15-2009, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Question 1 kg package bees for pollination

    Started by Ben Little, 11-26-2013 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-27-2013, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  15. 1 lb Beeswax block production

    Started by TNValleyBeeK, 09-21-2013 10:40 PM
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    • Views: 18,466
    09-04-2012, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  16. 10 drums of slumgum

    Started by rainesridgefarm, 12-30-2011 01:11 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    01-05-2012, 05:49 AM Go to last post
  17. 10 Frame Single Deep For Almond Pollination ?

    Started by Tony Rogers, 02-04-2015 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-05-2015, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  18. 100 hives

    Started by rtoney, 06-09-2011 09:50 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    06-11-2011, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  19. 1000 hives, how many acres?

    Started by CamWhite, 02-22-2010 12:29 PM
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  20. 11 Execs, 6 Foreign Firms Caught in Honey Sting

    Started by Hambone, 09-02-2010 11:05 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-05-2010, 10:53 PM Go to last post
  21. 110 swinger

    Started by toad, 10-20-2013 10:40 PM
    • Replies: 12
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  22. 12 volt Electric feed pump

    Started by Honeyboy, 11-03-2015 11:50 PM
    2 Pages
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  23. 120 Cowen vs 120 Cook n beals

    Started by beebze, 09-10-2008 09:43 AM
    • Replies: 13
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  24. 12v Electric Fence Chargers?

    Started by brac, 12-01-2009 07:06 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-01-2009, 07:32 PM Go to last post
  25. 15 or 30k Generator

    Started by EastSideBuzz, 05-28-2018 08:54 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-31-2018, 08:39 AM Go to last post
  26. Smile 18 Amino Acids,

    Started by BEES4U, 08-10-2008 09:35 PM
    the 18 amino acids
    • Replies: 6
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    08-12-2008, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  27. 1947 Pollination prices

    Started by beedeetee, 09-27-2010 10:50 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-30-2010, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  28. 1:1, 2:1, 3:1, 4, 5:1, 6:1, 7:1, more?

    Started by sylus p, 03-30-2017 10:11 PM
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    04-09-2017, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  29. 1K new mast

    Started by Keith Jarrett, 03-06-2013 03:52 PM
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  30. 1K swinger bee loader

    Started by Keith Jarrett, 05-08-2011 09:10 AM
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  31. 1st trip south

    Started by scokat, 11-05-2013 07:06 PM
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    11-12-2013, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  32. 1x6 wood for 4 way pallets

    Started by MTN-Bees, 08-25-2015 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  33. 2 nd annual Auction sale in Brandon

    Started by jean-marc, 05-10-2014 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 3
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  34. 2 pound packages.

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 02-17-2016 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 11
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  35. 2 Way Pallet Plans and Ideas?

    Started by MTN-Bees, 05-08-2014 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 10
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  36. Moved: 2.3 or 4 lb package

    Started by greg zechman, 02-08-2013 01:47 PM
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  37. 20 Native Bees for pollination

    Started by alpha6, 01-11-2009 09:08 PM
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    05-26-2015, 12:43 AM Go to last post
  38. 2004 S-185 Bobcat

    Started by sqkcrk, 05-14-2014 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 9
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  39. 2009 Hurricane Season Tracking Map

    Started by BEES4U, 08-18-2009 08:48 AM
    hurricane season tracking
    • Replies: 14
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    08-25-2009, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  40. 2009 NUC prices

    Started by paulka, 12-22-2008 12:02 AM
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    02-10-2009, 09:34 AM Go to last post
  41. Thumbs Up 2009 season off to great start!!

    Started by The Honey Householder, 04-15-2009 12:49 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    04-26-2009, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  42. 2010 honey production

    Started by The Honey Householder, 06-06-2010 07:09 PM
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    09-26-2010, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  43. 2010 winter mortality rates?

    Started by chillardbee, 01-20-2010 04:39 PM
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    01-27-2010, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  44. 2011 packages

    Started by The Honey Householder, 11-04-2010 07:20 AM
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  45. 2012 almonds - is pricing out from Paramount or Traynor yet?

    Started by JohnK and Sheri, 10-17-2011 06:02 PM
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    • Replies: 20
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    11-14-2011, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  46. 2012 Dieback Already?

    Started by sqkcrk, 11-10-2012 08:40 AM
    17 Pages
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    01-06-2013, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  47. 2014 Almond Bloom

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-05-2013 11:06 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-05-2013, 08:16 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,570
    09-27-2013, 10:34 PM Go to last post
  48. 2014 die off

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-30-2013 07:28 PM
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    • Replies: 48
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    01-27-2014, 06:09 AM Go to last post
  49. 2014 Predictions

    Started by Oregon Honey Company, 09-18-2013 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
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  50. 2015 orange bloom Florida.

    Started by Heintz88, 01-20-2015 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 16
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  51. 2015 Pepper Flow

    Started by matt1954, 10-03-2015 03:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-04-2015, 09:54 PM Go to last post
  52. 2016 almond bloom

    Started by BeeSummey208, 01-19-2016 01:37 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    02-01-2016, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  53. 2016 almond fungicide issues

    Started by babybee, 11-17-2016 10:11 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    11-20-2016, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  54. 2016 Blue Diamond Orchard and Bloom reports

    Started by JWChesnut, 02-04-2016 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-10-2016, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  55. Question 2016 spring package production.

    Started by The Honey Householder, 03-06-2016 07:34 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
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    03-24-2016, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  56. 2017 Almond or Cherry rates?

    Started by RangerLee, 10-27-2016 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,083
    10-28-2016, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  57. 2017 almond season

    Started by Ian, 02-11-2017 09:05 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 97
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    03-13-2017, 08:12 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,526
    02-19-2018, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  58. 26k

    Started by RAK, 02-21-2013 02:44 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,085
    02-28-2013, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  59. 3 frame Nucs

    Started by MikeTheBeekeeper, 03-17-2014 07:39 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-20-2014, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  60. 3 frame nucs after almonds

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-12-2013 09:27 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,100
    12-14-2013, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  61. 37th Annual ALMOND CONFERENCE

    Started by mbholl, 12-21-2009 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-21-2009, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  62. 4 Way pallet ?

    Started by johng, 01-19-2014 07:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,046
    01-19-2014, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  63. Question 4 way pallet weight

    Started by Ben Little, 05-02-2017 10:35 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,864
    05-04-2017, 05:03 AM Go to last post
  64. Question 4-way pallets and drifting?

    Started by Mtn. Bee, 04-18-2012 10:23 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-20-2012, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  65. 50% losses

    Started by beemandan, 03-15-2010 06:56 AM
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    • Replies: 52
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    03-22-2010, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  66. 500 gal. stainless steel settling tank

    Started by Beeslave, 07-08-2009 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    07-14-2009, 01:40 AM Go to last post
  67. Question 500 hive operation Honey extraction line

    Started by Ben Little, 07-21-2014 06:36 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 7,356
    07-23-2014, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  68. 5lb pollen patty

    Started by Woodside, 08-26-2016 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    08-28-2016, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  69. 5th Wheel and Mast

    Started by sqkcrk, 11-29-2013 06:21 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
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    12-09-2013, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  70. 5th wheel for Bobcat

    Started by Father & Sons Apiary, 12-04-2013 11:51 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,329
    12-04-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post

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