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  1. Re: Minus agriculltural chems. / Increase in food price question

    Yikes, I'm late to the Party . Good ole Ben what a guy
    GG
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Juhani, You could call the library and ask, if stolen send it back, read it first IMO. :) Many data and books are online now, in general Libraries are winding down. At times Estates offer the book...
  3. Re: Minus agriculltural chems. / Increase in food price question

    good comment JClark
    best of wishes on the future farming, it is a good way to wile away some retirement time.
  4. Re: Minus agriculltural chems. / Increase in food price question

    Political Manifestation, now that is an interesting idea. Makes me consider the other potential Political Manifestations, like Global xxxxx

    Shouldn't 7 years of data reflect vastly improved...
  5. Re: Minus agriculltural chems. / Increase in food price question

    Ok lets say Monsanto "chose" to offer millions as a cheaper option, what about the EU banning Roundup? My dad taught me an important thing that I have come to see as good wisdom. "where there is...
  6. Re: Minus agriculltural chems. / Increase in food price question

    Come on guys if you want to use the term "thinking skills" for folks who do not want round up used and "normality" for the folks that use it.
    Kindly explain the fact that, there was a huge lawsuit...
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    Re: Building vs. Buying

    I build my own, but the reason is I have access to cheap wood and I enjoy the Wood working part as much as the keeping.
    In Michigan there are numerous sawmills where you can get rough sawn Pine for...
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    Sticky: Re: Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    Russ do you have chickens?? And the grass is always greener.....Nitrates help, just sayin. locate a farmer with a 4-6 year old pile you can mulch with.:D
  9. Sticky: Re: A shift in message? The case for IPM instead of bond as the path to TF for new ba

    During the presentation, he stated, about drones from hives with a lot of mites a) sick hives raise far fewer drones, b) likely would not win the race to the queen, Imagine running a race when you...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Thanks Russ for the cliff notes, hopefully enough of a tease to prompt folks to watch
    I would recommend folks just watch them with an open mind, some bee characteristics , built up for centuries...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    BBB you are on target on every point.
    1)All of what is left for me this year, had a major brood break, most were splits waiting on a Queen to hatch and mate.
    2)This year unlike last year, every...
  12. Sticky: Re: A shift in message? The case for IPM instead of bond as the path to TF for new ba

    Thanks for the post MSL gives one a lot to think about.
    GG
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    Re: Running two queen colonies

    Bernhard old thread I know, was this book ever published in English? do you have the full name of the book I have googled and not come up with much.
    Thanks
    GG
  14. Re: So, what did you scrounge today? Braggin encouraged

    Or an old freezer lid and some tin snips.....Paint and cover with tin, I have several with OSB covered with roof flashing.
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    You got it correct. "within the realm of the possible" Seems a lot of new keepers in the area. It Was Isolated so I had some initial good results. The dead outs I have processed so far are Mite...
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    Re: How to save a queen?

    yes you can try to put them on top of a stronger hive, newspaper combine perhaps. use a double wood bound QE to keep the Queen separate. May or may not work but at lease you tried something.
    GG
  17. Re: Why does everyone think used equipment is ALL bad?

    Go for it give it a try.
    GG
  18. Re: We had it figured out until we didn't have it figured out

    If you are New to bees just buy 2 packages, no deep frame problems. or call the NUC dude you have found close and ask him " if I bring you 10 Medium frames can you make me 2 Medium NUC"? OR If I...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Hi Russ.
    So for this comment "I do hope you are able to find a strategy that allows you to keep bees without treatments and still have an acceptable return on your investment." My "beeding" Apiary...
  20. Re: The use of 48hr queen cells to spread resistant genetics

    where did you see the 3 in Michigan?
    thanks for the tip
    GG
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    Re: Found 2 queens on one comb

    Jason, they already figured it out and created a supersedure queen. Or you had 2 all along. If you smash one you will be "deciding" Choose wisely :)
    I see no point in doing anything, now. If...
  22. Re: The use of 48hr queen cells to spread resistant genetics

    Road trip with 12V incubator to Guelph :) or a plane ride
    GG
  23. Re: The use of 48hr queen cells to spread resistant genetics

    you could get what ever stock you wanted. BTW often northern folks have a place in the south where they take the breeder hives to get a head start on the year.
    I do not know the Why I am only...
  24. Re: The use of 48hr queen cells to spread resistant genetics

    Exactly BBB. Take the shipping out of it for a min, One could drive 4 hours ,Pick up 10-15 48hr cells, drive back, install them in 10-15 NUCs and in 30 days be producing drones for a couple rounds...
  25. Thread: Worm wood

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    Re: Worm wood

    Clayton,
    Did you end up using the wood?
    Have pics?

    GG
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