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Tim KS
Today 08:03 PM
 Sons of Swarm Cam: Outside View and Inside View!
Great job, waterbug. Enjoyed both videos. :applause: :applause: ****12:01:44 on the sign appears to be a drone to my eyes. (2,351 views, 81 replies)
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Today 07:59 PM
 My journey towards treatment free
Gathered the bees and resources from the outyard that I needed to make another cell starter/builder today. I put 10 cups in from my 2016 survivor queen. That puts it back into the rotation without... (22,205 views, 278 replies)
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Today 07:57 PM
 Syrup becomes sour after a week
Is "citric acid" a reasonable substitution for "ascorbic acid"? I assume this is to balance the pH to more closely resemble the natural honey. Opinions are welcome. (1,746 views, 28 replies)
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Today 07:06 PM
 2019 package bee prices very high with major suppliers, why?
I think I paid $80 when I got into beekeeping 2015. 2016 was $92. Luckily I've been able to stretch that $92 lol. I was gonna ask you a question in another thread. Hived a swarm today. Moved 40... (2,945 views, 36 replies)
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Today 07:02 PM
 The use of 48hr queen cells to spread resistant genetics
Your answers tell me that I am on the right path. I am well aware that I need to dominate the local DCAs and that even genetic drift takes some time. (1,948 views, 39 replies)
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Today 07:00 PM
 Best Type of Clover for HoneyBees
Berserk sweet clover is good. I use white Dutch in my pastures. Cheap, perennial, and thrives in most soils with correct innoculant. My bees tear both up (403 views, 12 replies)
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Today 06:55 PM
 Keeping Mold out of Sugar Syrup
2:1 with some apple cider vinegar. Randy Oliver did an experiment and demonstrated that 2:1 is the best feed no matter what you are trying to achieve. If they don't take it before it spoils, they... (81 views, 7 replies)
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Today 06:49 PM
 Richinbama 2018 beekeeping quest
Feral hives...hmmm. my farm is in the country. Lots of old farmers, and lots of junk vehicles, and no gas caps on them. In jungles though. So growled up, it's snake bite alley to me. 1 of those a... (13,742 views, 216 replies)
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Today 06:18 PM
 electric fence
metal wire (217 views, 6 replies)
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Today 06:00 PM
 Adding multiple supers at the same time?
Thank you for the catch. I meant comb, not foundation. We are doing well. Swarms start in February here on the upper Gulf Coast, although I seem to be in a micro-climate that differs slightly... (224 views, 12 replies)
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Tennessee's Bees LLC
Today 05:53 PM
 Source for equipment dipping.
I ended up going with Aztec since the product looked good and it was fairly local. The boxes turned out great! I couldn't be happier. (364 views, 4 replies)
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Today 05:52 PM
 Bee Police Help I have been robbed
I have not used Honey B Healthy but it was said in our bee club to prevent mold in syrup. In future will put all comments in one place. newbie (239 views, 8 replies)
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Today 05:23 PM
 Hello! and a question!
How is the nuc going to be packaged? For a long trip, you need to make sure they have good ventilation. Either a screened bottom board or a screened inner cover with the telescoping top left off. If... (21 views, 2 replies)
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Today 05:12 PM
 Do hived swarms need some place to draw comb?
Bummer about losing the bees. I do what GaryG74 does when hiving a loose swarm. Figured it out real quick when the queen flew the coop and went right back to the branch I had just shaken her off of. (127 views, 4 replies)
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Today 04:43 PM
 could spring finally be coming to the north east?!?!?!?!
Checked 5 hives today. 50 degrees, all active with a good amount of pollen coming in. (2,173 views, 75 replies)
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Today 04:36 PM
 Cleaning Honey Equipment
Our food Inspector does not allow the use of bleach. Vinegar and only certain dish soaps are allowed. Only those approved by the food inspectors here are allowed. (290 views, 3 replies)
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Today 03:52 PM
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Today 03:28 PM
 Free Golden Rain trees
I collected them in the Fall, just put one seed each in pots of composted dirt, left them outside all winter, and the next spring they grew out.....real neighbor says if he doesn't mow on... (78 views, 2 replies)
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Today 02:51 PM
Mine is more on than off now. Can't say I have found any definite no notices lately. Occasional "No new Postings". (403 views, 19 replies)
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Today 02:30 PM
 Band heater vaporizer.
Johno,you were interested in users of your EasyVap that had used both the white and red caps .I have used both and in my case i like the red better because the white ones seem to set deeper in the... (140,289 views, 829 replies)