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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 08:33 AM
    72 Pages
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    • Replies: 1,433
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pollination prices

    Started by Bens-Bees, 12-03-2009 08:45 PM
    18 Pages
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    • Replies: 345
    • Views: 315,203
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum rules revisited

    Started by JohnK and Sheri, 08-18-2010 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
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  1. Pro Nuc?

    Started by Storm, 12-28-2018 07:25 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 5,140
    05-27-2020, 06:51 AM Go to last post
  2. My first two hives of 10,000 have been ordered :)

    Started by scoobertdoo, 03-31-2018 06:34 AM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 229
    • Views: 43,045
    05-15-2020, 07:17 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,555
    05-09-2020, 08:51 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 291
    05-09-2020, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  3. Is A&O open?

    Started by beesohappy, 04-08-2020 10:55 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 712
    05-04-2020, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  4. Bit of a giggle

    Started by Oldtimer, 04-17-2020 05:00 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,043
    05-01-2020, 08:24 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 556
    04-28-2020, 08:49 AM Go to last post
  5. ...so whats being done about hive theft?

    Started by hex0rz, 02-15-2016 03:28 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 16,209
    04-14-2020, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  6. Super Bee 1-K Hydraulic Knock

    Started by beepimp, 04-04-2020 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 357
    04-04-2020, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  7. Forest Service Apiaries

    Started by psnolte, 03-30-2020 07:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 686
    04-03-2020, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  8. Sugar Syrup Dispensing - Hose Type and Length

    Started by Shibukraj, 03-08-2020 05:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 964
    03-25-2020, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  9. Diesel fuel on steel ply

    Started by Crabo, 03-19-2020 11:07 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 713
    03-22-2020, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  10. Honey yard spacing

    Started by calkal, 03-17-2020 02:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 732
    03-19-2020, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  11. Sugar Syrup Feeder -- Help -- Pump Dry Run

    Started by Shibukraj, 03-08-2020 12:22 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 763
    03-15-2020, 07:11 AM Go to last post
  12. Radial Extractor Stand

    Started by Saskie, 01-30-2019 05:21 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,959
    03-14-2020, 03:46 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,167
    03-06-2020, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  13. Smile Blue Diamond Almond Bloom Reports.

    Started by HarryVanderpool, 02-14-2020 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 756
    03-02-2020, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  14. Running two queen colonies

    Started by matt1954, 01-03-2015 08:43 AM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 176
    • Views: 187,902
    03-02-2020, 12:58 AM Go to last post
  15. Boom for a Loader

    Started by MTN-Bees, 02-11-2018 04:22 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 14,688
    02-28-2020, 12:14 AM Go to last post
  16. Pollination Rates

    Started by Bkelley1, 02-20-2020 08:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 559
    02-20-2020, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  17. nuc sales agreement

    Started by bob393, 02-15-2020 07:34 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 4,431
    02-20-2020, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  18. Extracting Lines

    Started by dgl1948, 04-28-2019 08:22 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 707
    02-06-2020, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  19. Foam filled tires

    Started by Crabo, 12-26-2019 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,971
    01-27-2020, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  20. Almond Prices

    Started by BecunaBees, 01-20-2020 10:27 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,559
    01-25-2020, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  21. Sugar- cost of goods sold?

    Started by BowersBees, 01-22-2020 06:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 790
    01-23-2020, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  22. Stolen hives in N cal

    Started by loggermike, 01-17-2020 07:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,175
    01-22-2020, 08:44 AM Go to last post
  23. rate of expansion

    Started by lharder, 02-03-2019 08:17 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,711
    01-17-2020, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  24. Dumb Question

    Started by BecunaBees, 01-12-2020 10:24 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 828
    01-13-2020, 06:31 AM Go to last post
  25. Building 6 way pallets for pulling honey

    Started by homegrown, 01-02-2020 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 550
    01-02-2020, 09:31 AM Go to last post
  26. Staging opportunity in exchange for Nucs

    Started by Buck wheat, 12-11-2019 03:54 PM
    staging pollination
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 900
    12-29-2019, 01:06 AM Go to last post
  27. locations with Eucalyptus and Manzanita

    Started by MPBees, 12-12-2019 12:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-19-2019, 05:02 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,243
    12-11-2019, 11:22 PM Go to last post
  28. Automation vs Animal Husbandry

    Started by d3veg, 12-08-2019 05:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 527
    12-08-2019, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  29. Smile Barriers to entry in commercial beekeeping

    Started by d3veg, 12-08-2019 05:00 PM
    aggressive, mites, pesticides, smell, varroa
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 863
    12-08-2019, 05:00 PM Go to last post
  30. Breeding Queens at a Commercial Farm

    Started by d3veg, 12-06-2019 06:39 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 741
    12-06-2019, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  31. Smile A Changing Landscape

    Started by d3veg, 11-23-2019 06:44 PM
    farm, industry, landscape, lifestyle
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,338
    12-02-2019, 01:51 PM Go to last post
  32. 2020 Pollination Prices

    Started by wglord, 12-02-2019 09:23 AM
    2020, pollination, prices
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 924
    12-02-2019, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  33. Mixing syrup in IBC tote

    Started by homegrown, 09-02-2019 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,071
    11-23-2019, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  34. Smile A series of interviews from commercial beekeepers

    Started by d3veg, 11-08-2019 11:48 PM
    commercial, distribution, honey, interview, production
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,937
    11-11-2019, 10:20 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 713
    11-11-2019, 09:57 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,844
    11-07-2019, 08:48 AM Go to last post
  35. Bobcats

    Started by Gazelle, 06-15-2019 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    10-14-2019, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  36. Honey House Pump

    Started by Beetastic, 08-19-2019 05:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,650
    10-10-2019, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  37. Moved: Modified Hive

    Started by reagan, 10-07-2019 09:42 AM
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  38. Almond Pollination Startup

    Started by PbeeX, 09-28-2019 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,312
    10-06-2019, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  39. Cook and Beals Wax melter

    Started by Crabo, 10-02-2019 08:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-03-2019, 06:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,465
    09-26-2019, 12:09 PM Go to last post
  40. hobbyist question: hurricanes?

    Started by Beepah, 09-01-2019 08:44 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 710
    09-01-2019, 08:44 AM Go to last post
  41. Commercial pollination brokers etc?

    Started by amk, 07-03-2019 02:59 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,453
    09-01-2019, 03:13 AM Go to last post
  42. Honey Barrel Liners

    Started by Crabo, 08-22-2019 06:21 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 931
    08-22-2019, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  43. Selling Wholesale honey

    Started by CWHeadley, 08-19-2019 03:55 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-21-2019, 05:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,292
    08-14-2019, 07:31 AM Go to last post
  44. CDL required for Flat bed truck in California?

    Started by homegrown, 07-20-2019 01:47 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,624
    07-20-2019, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  45. How much does it weigh?

    Started by Crabo, 06-28-2019 07:26 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,762
    07-09-2019, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  46. Cappings and Wax Melting

    Started by Plannerwgp, 06-11-2019 07:37 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,370
    06-26-2019, 12:26 PM Go to last post
  47. CO2 levels with Indoor Wintering Honeybees

    Started by Ian, 11-22-2016 10:37 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 22,461
    06-20-2019, 04:25 AM Go to last post
  48. Beeswax from China

    Started by BernhardHeuvel, 08-17-2016 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 7,380
    06-16-2019, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  49. Abamectin spraying- move out or stay put

    Started by homegrown, 06-15-2019 12:24 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 766
    06-15-2019, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  50. Oxalic shop towels recipe

    Started by homegrown, 06-13-2019 01:07 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,433
    06-13-2019, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  51. honey jars

    Started by bob393, 05-27-2019 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,795
    06-10-2019, 03:56 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,046
    06-07-2019, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  52. Bee Vita Plus patties?

    Started by Crabo, 05-19-2019 07:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,068
    05-30-2019, 08:17 AM Go to last post
  53. bulk bees

    Started by Jake264, 03-13-2019 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,771
    05-07-2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  54. hummerbee brush cutter attachment

    Started by happybees, 04-23-2019 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 907
    04-27-2019, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  55. International honey prices

    Started by lappe001, 04-24-2019 07:52 AM
    europe, exportation, honey, price
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,028
    04-24-2019, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  56. Easyloader current US price list

    Started by homegrown, 02-20-2019 11:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,111
    04-17-2019, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  57. Transporting frames of brood long distances

    Started by johnbeejohn, 04-16-2019 11:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 996
    04-17-2019, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  58. Super DFM - Honeybees

    Started by Ian, 12-12-2014 07:42 AM
    16 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 16
    • Replies: 312
    • Views: 93,718
    04-15-2019, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  59. electric fence

    Started by bob393, 03-27-2019 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,663
    04-07-2019, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  60. running single brood chambers for winter

    Started by Ben Little, 08-21-2014 09:03 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 9,055
    04-04-2019, 04:38 AM Go to last post
  61. Cleaning Honey Equipment

    Started by BowersBees, 03-22-2019 06:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,447
    04-02-2019, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  62. Wholesale Bees by the Frame

    Started by BeeHiveGuy, 03-24-2019 04:39 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,176
    03-24-2019, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  63. Commercial - Swarm Prevention Methods

    Started by Mike Gillmore, 03-16-2019 06:55 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,838
    03-21-2019, 12:52 PM Go to last post

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