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  1. Blogs, Podcasts, and Video Presentations
    I would share with you my new blog, I'll share on it my 9 years experience in beekeeping. In fact, English is not my mother tongue. I make efforts to give the informations that I have. If you like my blog I hope you follow it! https://beekeeping.na7al.com/
  2. Employment
    Hello, My relatives have a small apiary in the north Houston area, in Cypress TX. They have ~8 hives and have had the 1-D-1 Tax exemption for over a decade, so this posting is not about receiving 1-D-1 tax exempt status. They are looking for an experienced, dedicated bee keeper who can...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi, I'm from Argentina and I'm studying industrial design. Our teachers gave us to select an area to work and find a problem, through industrial design, with a partner we selected Beekeeping (we will internalize about the productive process of honey, propoleo, royal jelly, etc.). Now we need you...
  4. Welcome Forum
    I look forward to using this forum as a new resource for any questions or problems I may run into. Over 25 years experience in Apiary Consulting & Live Bee Removal. I'm a passionate advocate of Live Removal as an environmentally responsible alternative to removal with poison. Happy to bee here! :)
  5. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Hello fellow beeks, I need some advice. I am a teacher and at about 11:30 today I noticed a swarm, by 2:00 I could only see a few bees and they were going in a vent above a bathroom. I tried collecting them after school, I took the top off the vent but they were way to far down for me to...
  6. Bee Forum
    One year after Florida citrus growers and beekeepers joined in an innovative, voluntary partnership, the program has become a model for other states researching how to garner cooperation between beekeepers and agricultural producers. Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam gathered a group of...
  7. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    FALL MBP Training/Exams will be held Thursday October 2nd 2014 West Palm Beach, FL, Pine Jog Environmental Center http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/honeybee/extension/master_beekeeper.shtml
  8. Equipment/Hardware
    Hi to all members of the msg board, I want to introduce you here a new device which is constantly increasing needs and without which the modern beekeeping can not imagine. It's beekeeping SMS Scales. What is SMS Scales? SMS Scales is a specialized electronic device for measuring weight...
  9. Observation Hive Forum
    Beekeeper Web Note Beekeeper Note is internet based note for management and control of your beehives. If you register for free, you can manages your bee-gardens. You can: - create 9 apiaries (bee-gardens) - add 100 beehives per each apiary - you have visual board for every apiary. You can...
  10. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    Hey Guys! I'm getting everything together for the Fall meeting (Oct 31st in Chipley). AS soon as a I get the flyer done, registration will be open. Also - we will be giving out notes for each class this time, so there will be a small fee for a "sit-in" and study - which is different than...
  11. Welcome Forum
    Hi there. This is my second year beekeeping. Last year I had a single Langstroth hive, but this year, I'm hoping to expand to a second Langstroth as well as a Top Bar Hive (3 colonies total). I keep bees as a hobby and I'm happy to take only a small amount of honey and wax for my own personal...
  12. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    We have a packed schedule with over 50 courses, boasting 60% new material from previous years. This year we are hosting Dr. Wyatt Mangum, of top-bar fame, Randy Oliver of www.Scientificbeekeeping.com , Dr.’s Niko and Gudrun Koeniger of Germany (famed for Asian honey bee discoveries), Michael...
  13. Bee Forum
    For all that have asked about registration . . . Please print the application, sign, date, and return it back to the address highlighted in yellow along with your check in the amount of $10.00, payable to FDACS (please put for bee registration in the notes section of your check)...
  14. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    From Larry Conner's email: SNEBA DEADLINE IS 22 October! SNEBA 2012 November 10 in East Lyme, Connecticut The Connecticut Beekeepers Association and Wicwas Press will conduct the 2012 Southern New England Beekeepers Assembly November 10, 2012 at Saint Matthias Parish 317 CHESTERFIELD ROAD in...
  15. Bee Forum
    I want to buy bees from a beekeeper nearby, I want to expand my apiary this year. This is how I planned it: - Buy 3 frames // 2 with Brood, 1 with Honey and Pollen - Place in 5 frame nuc (2 frames will be empty) - Add virgin queens to every hive, If they don't lay within a week...
  16. Bee Forum
    When is the last week/month to split a 2-story bee hive in Sacramento/San Francisco, California area? Early/late August? Early/late September?
  17. Bee Forum
    I want to buy 3 frames (only 3) with 2 brood 1 honey and add a queen. So basically make a nuc. Could I do it this way or will it be too risky? I plan on feeding them syrup and patties, do you think they'll grow at all or will they not make it?
  18. Welcome Forum
    Hi my name is Rose, British but I live in Mexico. I have at my disposition a piece land on the coast. It's desert, hot and dry, with a natural spring which I will have to build into a well, and possible an irrigation system, as the land is on a slope with the water at the top. I want to grow...
  19. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    Won't you Bee My Valentine? Gold Star Honeybees and Shelter Institute have partnered to bring you a Weekend Intensive class - Top Bar Beekeeping 101. FEBRUARY 11 AND 12, 2012 Class starts at 8:30 with breakfast, runs until 4pm each day. SHELTER INSTITUTE 5 miles north of Bath: 873 Route One...
  20. Bee Forum
    I have been tasked to implement a program to “certify” beekeepers in Hillsborough County. The Board of Commissioners is implementing an ordinance to allow beekeeping on non-agricultural properties. They want prospective beekeepers to go through a practical and written course to ensure they can...
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