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    Basically, a team of researchers are pursuing a...

    Basically, a team of researchers are pursuing a $1MM prize in New York State to develop a mass-marketable laser that can be installed in the broodnest. The idea as I understood it was to install it...
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    Re: Mites zapped by laser frame

    Thank you for posting, Cloverdale- this is an intriguing concept.

    For those who have not listened yet, they get into the meat-and-potatoes of the 'mite laser' at about the 33 minute mark.
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    Good write-up, GregV. I appreciate the information.

    It's getting cold around here, so I imagine it must be downright frigid up in your neck of the woods...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    Breeton:

    Sounds like you have quite a project on your hands.

    While it is hard for me to wrap my mind around the situation without the benefit of the photos, I think you mentioned at the...
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    Neat experiment, GregV. I suppose when you are talking about 'non-floral' you are referring to honeydew?

    I read through your recent apiary updates this morning, and it sounds like you have a lot...
  6. Re: German Black bees in the Southeastern US actually Apis mellifera iberiensis?

    Glad to share. If there is one thing I would take away from the history of importation of bees into the Eastern US and the continued migratory practices of commercial beekeeping across the 'lower 48'...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    Breeton:

    First, let me welcome you to the forum. There are a lot of really helpful folks (like bushpilot and AR1) on here who have been very helpful to me.

    Secondly, I am impressed at all...
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    I will be interested to hear how this effort turns out for you. Good luck with your final winter preps.

    Have a great weekend.

    Russ
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    Thanks for the feedback, Gray Goose. This particular colony successfully overwintered last year and did in fact chew out one of the propolis plugs. I may or may not have 'helped out' on one of the...
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    FWIW I agree with you. Like a lot of things in life it is parts art and science to varying degrees.

    Good luck with your hurried winter preps.

    Russ
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    Re: Forget bees.... It is the cats.

    Is it maybe a Bengal or Savannah cat?

    https://www.thesprucepets.com/hybrid-cat-breeds-4176576
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    That is amazing- thanks for sharing.
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    An photographic example of what I am talking about- from the bottom up.

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    Sticky: Re: Treatment-Free Bungling 2018 - ?

    In preparation for the record-breaking cold weather predicted for my area this coming week, it has been interesting to see how the colonies in the Warre hives cluster as compared to those in the...
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    Sticky: Re: GregV's Alternative way to keep (have?) bees.

    That was a neat video, GregV. I could not get it to play on Facebook, so I had to look it up on YouTube:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSyVDL0ntkA

    I noticed they called the beekeeper an,...
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    Sticky: Re: Riverderwent Survival Treatment Free 2017

    Good point, David. I suppose the paradox is finding bees that are not only frugal but also productive- sounds like you have found this combination within your area.
  17. Re: German Black bees in the Southeastern US actually Apis mellifera iberiensis?

    Nathaniel:

    I have enjoyed reading this thread. You may have already had the opportunity to read this series of articles written by Dr. Everett Oertel, USDA Research Entomologist published in...
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    Re: Prolific Propolisers W/Photo

    Now that's a new one on me. Thanks for posting the photo- it will be interesting to see how this progresses if you don't mind posting an update.
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    Re: Prolific Propolisers W/Photo

    I assume you typically put your entrance reducers in about the same time every year?

    I wonder if most colonies have the latent ability to propolize and for those who a genetically disposed to use...
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    Now this is funny...
  21. JConnolly: Great post- reminded me while...

    JConnolly:

    Great post- reminded me while reading that life is full of joy and sorrow with a little self-deprecating humor mixed in. Glad to know that I'm not the only one who serves as the comic...
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    Re: Prolific Propolisers W/Photo

    Cool post, Alex. I have one colony that is an especially prodigious propolizer as well- I assume they know what they want and as long as it does not present undue inconvenience to me, I figure this...
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    Great post, LAlldredge- I was smiling as I read your post... and I can completely identify with most of what you shared.

    For me, it has been on the whole a good year thus far and it seemed to be...
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    Neat video, ODFrank. Thanks for posting.
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    Sticky: Re: Treatment Free in Finland

    I agree that this is a noble and ambitious goal, and I applaud you for it.

    I look very much forward to reading more about how this project develops in the years to come.

    Thank you for sharing....
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