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  1. Bee Forum
    Hi All, My wife and I were hoping to be picking up 2 Nucs in a couple of weeks, but we were just notified that our permit from the City of Sturgeon Bay, WI is being contested. To set the stage, we live in a "nice" neighborhood where lawns are heavily fertilized and sprayed and the mulch is...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hi, I'm new to the website! Does anyone know if any apiaries are actively selling their entire operation? Specifically, an apiary that engages in pollination contracts with farmers? I am interested in acquiring a beekeeping operation in order to get up to scale. Please let me know if you have...
  3. Bee Forum
    I've been processing data on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) claims and was intrigued that public lands are being leased for beekeeping purposes. Compared to other usages, however, it appears like there are very few apiaries that have been formed this way. That surprises me, given how low the...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Hello - The place I have picked out for my hives is partially shaded. I know full sun would be ideal. The 2 hives would be facing a fence so that their flight path doesn't coincide with my work in the garden they will be in. (urban environment) How much sun is minimum for their health? They...
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