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    Re: removing nuisance bees from water source

    I like the idea of adding honey or sugar. I will give it a try.

    Alex
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    Re: removing nuisance bees from water source

    It is the condensate pump drain from a high efficiency natural gas-fired water heater. every few hours is dribble water out of the house and onto a cement slab. The bee love it! It is not to code,...
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    removing nuisance bees from water source

    I need help with a nuisance bees problem. I have a Super pissed off neighbor because my hive's water collector bees keeps going next door to collect water. How do I denture bees from going to an open...
  4. Scientific Beekeeping has posted new articles.

    Scientific Beekeeping has posted new articles.

    http://scientificbeekeeping.com/articles-by-publication-date/
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    Re: A Changing Landscape

    They are there, they are just 2 dimensional..... err flat.
  6. Re: Advice for sealing concrete floor extraction room

    Epoxy is the way to go. I made the mistake of not cleaning/degreasing the floor. Do that.
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    Re: A Changing Landscape

    up to 40% of imported honey is adulterated.

    Apimondia 2019 in Montreal an competition ‘Best Honey in the World’ 45 percent of all entries were disqualified for being adulterated
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    https://www.pressherald.com/2019/10/06/georgetown-...

    https://www.pressherald.com/2019/10/06/georgetown-kindergarteners-learn-about-bees-by-raising-them/

    Georgetown Maine public kindergarten has a Apiary. While not a community Apiary it certainly...
  9. Re: Darwinian black box selection for resistance Varroa destructor

    GregV I am also toying with setting up a black box program. The cost is low. The hard part is finding a sufficiently remote location in my area.
  10. Re: Darwinian black box selection for resistance Varroa destructor

    Perhaps I am mistaken, didn't Russian bees result from a Darwinian selection in the Primorsky Krai region of Russia without objective metrics?
  11. Re: Darwinian black box selection for resistance Varroa destructor

    Early data from Randy Oliver would seem to be testing this hypothesis and is putting them in doubut.

    http://scientificbeekeeping.com/selective-breeding-for-mite-resistance-walking-the-walk/
  12. Darwinian black box selection for resistance Varroa destructor

    An interesting paper reference by Tom Seeley during his keynote at Apimondia describing a protocol for Darwinian beekeeping.]


    "Darwinian black box selection for resistance to settled invasive...
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    If you have a john o vaporizer just drill a 3/8...

    If you have a john o vaporizer just drill a 3/8 hole in the back of the box and inject through that. I put my hole 2" up on the 2ed box of my double deep.
  14. Re: Winter Lang Hive - size reduction idea(!?)

    You could insulate the hive instead. there were several studies presented at apimondia this year about the benefits of insulated hives. less store use, less time forced to cluster, lower metabolic...
  15. Re: Mouse Guard and Entrance Reducer for Winter

    a mouse can fit through a 1/2 in. hole. It would seem 1/2" mesh is to big.

    Alex
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    You can keep the honey in a lunch cooler. It will...

    You can keep the honey in a lunch cooler. It will have enough thermal mass to stay close to room temperature.
  17. Consider going with 8 frame equipment if you want...

    Consider going with 8 frame equipment if you want to run all deeps. I find 10 frame deeps to heavy. I want to move to all mediums.
  18. Re: High grade winter pollen substitute - need advice

    Whey do you think it was the lack of pollen that killed them. How do you manage your mites? I would look at that first.
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    Re: Treating to Become Treatment Free

    Model for becoming treatment-free:

    Darwinian Beekeeping by Tom Seeley
    https://www.naturalbeekeepingtrust.org/darwinian-beekeeping


    Darwinian black box selection for resistance to settled...
  20. Thread: bee stings

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    Re: bee stings

    get Tested by an allergist for bee allergy! I had the same build-up of swelling/itching with each sting getting worse. Turns out I became allergic and at risk for anaphylaxis. I have been taking...
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    Poll: Re: Engineering Project

    I am sure people would love woodenware to cost less. It has already been heavily optimized. It is a bit like building a better mousetrap, everyone would love it, but it is hard to do.

    PS I am a...
  22. See an allergist, get tested. Bee sting venom...

    See an allergist, get tested. Bee sting venom desensitization therapy is a option if test results come back positive and you still want to keep bees.
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    I use a bucket with a honey gate at the bottom.

    I use a bucket with a honey gate at the bottom.
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    Re: Oxalic acid & honey super

    I put newspaper (amazon shipping paper) in between the supper and brood box before OAV. The bees remove it in a few days. That way I only have to go into the hive once. I make a few small cuts in...
  25. Re: Water issues in beekeeping, water management, and the desert.

    You can use drip irrigation equipment or a garden hose to set up a bee water fountain (sort of like a birdbath). There are lots of pictures on one. My bee water fountain is cascading bricks and...
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