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    Re: Todays Honey Prices!

    I sell my one pound queenline jars for $8 and the two pound for $15. I remember when I started in 1976 selling the one pound jars for $1.50!
  2. Re: could spring finally be coming to the north east?!?!?!?!

    They were finally bringing in a pale off-white pollen this weekend.
  3. Re: could spring finally be coming to the north east?!?!?!?!

    No pollen in Kennebunk, Maine yet. It is going to be a little warmer over the next few days. Hopefully it will start soon.
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    Re: Winter losses for 2016-17

    At my house in Kennebunk, ME I lost one late started nuc. Three hives and one nuc still alive. I checked my hives in Dover, NH today. Three out of four dead.
  5. Re: Looking for opinions on leaving full supers on hives.

    Leave the super above or below the brood boxes?
  6. Looking for opinions on leaving full supers on hives.

    Hello. It has not been a good year here in Maine due to lack of rain. The goldenrod did not pan out either. I have two full supers of mostly capped honey on my hives. The hives are light when I take...
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    Re: Can't afford to have Epipens anymore

    You can get a zero copay card from www.epipen.com. Most pharmacies get the cards from the drug reps too.
  8. Thread: 2016 Crop

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    Re: 2016 Crop

    Last year was my best year ever. About 700 pounds from six hives. This year I have only harvested 84 pounds so far. Not enough rain all year. It rained a decent amount about three times in the last...
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    Re: finally, fall flow!

    I have been smelling it for a couple of weeks now. The bees are very busy but the hives are still light. I will have to let them keep what ever they bring in. I removed supers or put the partials...
  10. Re: Aha, it's not just me, NH seems to be having a problem with honey supply

    I think the right goldenrod is finally starting to bloom here. The bees are flying with some enthusiasm today. I have been smelling it for a while but the hives are all still light and the bees were...
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    Re: Fall Flow Is Starting

    I started smelling it on Saturday. I was in the hives yesterday and they are pretty light. They are starting to consume the earlier light honey that is in the supers on the hives now.
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    Re: March Hive Check - post them here

    I started the winter with nine hives and a nuc. I lost four hives. One of the remaining hives is very weak and will probably be dead by the time this latest cold snap ends.
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    Freezing Drone Brood

    How long do you keep the frames in the freezer to kill the mites?
    Thanks
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    Re: Drought- has it affected your crop?

    In this part of Maine the rainfall has been good but I think the early spring affected things. So far I have harvested 1/4 of what I had at this time last year. Goldenrod is out there but I am not...
  15. Re: Is it just me, or is everyone else having to feed their bees this year?

    I am having a lousy year here too. Even the bees I keep in Dover, NH did not produce much this year. Goldenrod is my last hope. I placed hives on a nearby farm for the first time this year. The owner...
  16. Thread: Milk weed?

    by Luke
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    Re: Milk weed?

    My milkweed has been in bloom since the 17th and still going strong. The bees love it and I can smell it coming in my office window.
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    Re: Basswood blooming in Vermont!!!

    I hope there are some near me. So far this year has been a dud for my bees.
  18. Re: What process do you use to clean an extractor after use.

    Any time I leave wax or honey out for the bees to clean up all hell breaks loose. I rinse mine out with warm water.
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    Re: Candy in queen cages

    Thanks.
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    Candy in queen cages

    What is the candy in a queen cage made out of? How do you make it, or is there something else I can use other than going back in a few days and releasing her?
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    Re: Tattered Wings on new queen.

    I have a queen just like that too. The bees are making queen cells in that hive. It is my most productive hive this year so I am planning on removing her and putting in a queen from a nuc. I don't...
  22. Re: What do you use for smoker fuel? Any tips on keeping it lit?

    I cut cardboard boxes into 5 inch wide strips then roll them up until it fits snug in the smoker and hold it together with a couple pieces of masking tape. You have to cut it the right way so when it...
  23. Thread: Newspaper Combine

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    Newspaper Combine

    I went to one of my bee yards today and found three swarms hanging in a tree. I was planning on stealing frames from these hives to help along two nucs I overwintered so I had extra equipment handy....
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    Re: On the subject of Golden Rod

    My bees are finally bringing it in here. Good thing too. They were pretty light before it started.
  25. Thread: False Hope

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    Re: False Hope

    I just noticed the ads at the top of this page are all for body odor products! LOL!
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