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  1. Thread: Almond Prices

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    Re: Almond Prices

    I'll have to check again, but I think Target Stores were a bit cheaper than $7.99.
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    Re: Melt in your mouth Honey caramel!

    Yep, we pour into a 9X9 inch glass pan (well buttered), cut & wrap in parchment paper.
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    Re: Melt in your mouth Honey caramel!

    Batch #3, we added a half teaspoon of salt and a cup of english walnuts.......oh, so good. :D
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    Re: Top Feeder Setup

    Just buy one hole saw...... ;)
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  5. Thread: warm spell

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    Re: warm spell

    Sure thing.
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    Re: Dry feed in winter

    I don't know the eqiv. of sugar vs. honey, but I do know sugar is easier to check on a warmish day without dismantling the entire hive........you can always add more when necessary.

    I use sugar...
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    Re: Melt in your mouth Honey caramel!

    We made a trial batch last night that was really good....added 1/3 cup of chopped pecans. :thumbsup:

    My wife thinks the next trial should add a bit of salt and maybe more nuts....half a cup...
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    Re: Melt in your mouth Honey caramel!

    Sounds great!
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    Re: 55 Gal winter project

    I'll admit that I have NOT tried this......yet, but I may give it a try for mixing bulk amounts of sugar/water AND delivering to remote areas where hives are located.
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  10. Thread: Global Warming

    by Tim KS
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    Re: Global Warming

    I don't know anything about the lumber business, and I'm always interested in learning something new. Go for it, I'll watch. :applause:

    Just let me know where the thread is located.
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    Re: EZ Vap Silicone caps

    No worries, John will treat you right. :applause:
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    Re: Is selfishness hardwired in homo sapiens?

    Evil entered the world when Adam & Eve 'stumbled' in the garden. It will remain with us until 'He' comes again to fully establish His kingdom here on earth.
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    Re: Sunflower Honey?

    Kansas is the Sun Flower state.....well the sun flower is the state flower anyway. I can find sunflowers all around me....in ditches. along creeks, and even in corn & bean fields where herbicides...
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    Re: Definition of "Artificial Swarm" ??

    I've done a combination of what dudelt, dekster & JRG13 have explained....and I call that a Taranov split or artificial swarm.

    I shake the original hive onto a box with some stores & empty comb....
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    Re: OAV in the winter?

    Winter OAVing seeks to accomplish two main things. When the hive is broodless (when all existing mites are exposed) AND when the bees are NOT in cluster (for better coverage of bees). For my area...
  16. Re: How much honey could one expect from one hive? Spring

    I have 20 colonies.......some I got 2 full supers from......some I got zero honey from. I got a total of about 400 lbs. Selling honey @ $8 per pound ain't making me rich....only sweet. :D
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    Re: Maximum Crop & Earthquake Proof Hive Stand

    Golly odfrank, next time you need something leveled, remember I'm just a phone call away. With all my experience leveling hives here in the rugged mountains of Kansas, I'd be glad to help out where...
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    Re: Maximum Crop & Earthquake Proof Hive Stand

    odfrank, did the construction crew do a decent job of leveling those beams before vacating the site?
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    Re: Manuka honey ‘copyright’

    It's not my fight, so may the best man/country win.
  20. Thread: Global Warming

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    Re: Global Warming

    In this world of so much "fake news", the word in bold above seems to at the crux many arguments from both side of the fence. Many people have lost most of their trust in printed and spoken word...
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    Re: Provap 110 and top bar hive

    Yep, I split the dose of a double deep lang and shoot it twice. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Provap 110 and top bar hive

    I agree. I also treat in two locations along the side of the hive.
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    Re: Provap 110 and top bar hive

    I drilled the hole at a slight upward angle so that the vap devise tilts back just a bit so it doesn't contact the sidewall. It won't hang there without holding on to it. Drill several holes at...
  24. Thread: Global Warming

    by Tim KS
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    Re: Global Warming

    I totally agree with this ^^^. "My" world will end when I die...which makes me a 'short-timer'.

    Buzzing's post above.....I agree there also. Most weather forecasters can't tell me what it's...
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    Re: Provap 110 and top bar hive

    Of my 20 hives, I only have two top bar hives and they both get treated through a quarter inch hole in the slanted wall......just like the langs......nothing special required for me.
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