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    Re: A sign of the times

    I don't know if this has been addressed for those of us who are "prepping" a bit for the long haul, but if you are, don't forget that when or if it really gets bad (ugly bad) you need to be able to...
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    Re: Thinking About Long Langstroth

    I started this long lang last year from a smallish swarm. (it's actually a double hive...I just have one side occupied at present). I used a pre-made box that my son picked up at an auction. ...
  3. Re: Do corn fields offer much good pollen for our bees?

    Yes & no......It depends on the corn seed you buy and the pests that are attacking.
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    Re: Brushy Mountain is no longer???

    I always bought from ML....and always received my order within 5-6 business days. Last order took considerably longer. When I emailed to inquire, I received a reply from kelleybees.com. Never a...
  5. Thread: Dirty Sugar

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    Re: Dirty Sugar

    Get a kid's plastic swimming pool (cheap) and open feed it with straw over the top.
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    Re: A sign of the times

    In the bee society, being the queen would be "IT", but then we can't all be queens. :lookout:
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    Re: A sign of the times

    They're spending their "stimulus package" already. :no:
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    Re: Varroa Mitigation Entrance using Nail Brushes

    Jojojaro, have you tried a small trapeez at the entrance to the hive. Force the bees to swing across into the hive and the centrifugal force at the bottom of the arc will force the mites to drop off...
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    Re: A sign of the times

    Yep, that's what I remember from the early 50's. ...and polio was some purple stuff on a sugar cube.
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    Re: A sign of the times

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  11. Thread: Kansas

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    Re: Kansas

    I saw quite a few dandelions today, but cold weather forecast (low 20's) for a few days coming up will end shorten those blooms. Also I have couple of apricot tree starting to bloom today....that...
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    Re: A sign of the times

    Dan, your last post, sort of, suggested a 'hands off' approach to this virus. Being an avid reader of your posts, I'm wondering if you could be on the verge of suggesting a run at treatment free...
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    Re: A sign of the times

    If COVID-19 hits as hard as some people seem to think, those people hoarding TP will likely starve before using it all. :s :lookout:
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    Re: Melt in your mouth Honey caramel!

    The 3-4 batches that we made were probably a bit softer than store bought caramel, but that's the way we like it. It doesn't stick to my teeth and makes it easier to chew. We added nearly a cup of...
  15. Thread: Global Warming

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    Re: Global Warming

    Become pro-active......leave your frig. door open at night, lower your A/C temp & shut off your furnace.
  16. Thread: Kansas

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    Re: Kansas

    Elms blooming yesterday (3/1/20) and are right on time for me this year. No maples yet, but I did see TWO lone dandelions in the yard. :)
  17. Re: Topic: Expectations and Realities of Beekeeping (The First Two Years)

    Let's see what kinda pix your wife takes..... :thumbsup:
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    Re: Expectations vs reality -- a personal video

    15 minutes into the video and my internet craps out on me. Back on now, but for how long?

    Very interesting video & well done. I will watch the full video when my ISP get his stuff all in one...
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    Re: You might be a beekeeper if...

    If your yard looks like this.....and you like it. :thumbsup:

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  20. Thread: Dandelions

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    Re: Dandelions

    My son reported seeing ONE the day before yesterday. We had a great bloom of them last year and hope for the same this year. :banana:
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    My First Long Lang

    My son bought this box at an auction a few years ago for $2......he used it for a halloween (coffin). :D He wanted to get rid of it, so I took it for a storage box. It's very well built & sturdy. ...
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    Re: nuc sales agreement

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

    I've been there. I bought seed from them several years ago, and drove up to southcentral NE to pick it up myself. Not only are they discovering & demonstrating a new way to farm, but they...
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    Re: had a cancerous tumor behind left eye

    I had an eye doctor checking my tear ducts recently, and he proved to me that tear ducts are connected to the nasal passage. He squirted water into my tear duct and it felt like he put it directly...
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    Re: Treated lumber for hive stand

    I've always use treated lumber for my stands with no problem. 53471
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