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  1. Welcome Forum
    Hi, I'm a newbie in Fayetteville Arkansas. I've decided to go Top Bar Hive, it'll be my first. Needing to order bees while there are still any left! and wondering what you'd recommend? Climate zone 6. Thank you very much! Lovely site! Ralphiel
  2. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    Hello all, as I said in my welcome post, I have been slowly researching bee keeping over the last 2 years. I've read The Complete Idiots Guide twice, and I've followed the boards here, and looked at MBush's site a few times, just ordered his book today. The one nagging question I have, which...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I would like to know if the expectation that your newly bees (packages, nucs, etc...) will be free of mites and other pests/diseases is unrealistic. How are the sellers ensuring that their bees are healthy? Are there any reputable sellers that stand behind their bees? Just wondering... LCL
  4. Commercial Beekeeping
    I have been working with Russian Honey Bees for two years now and I know I have a life time of learning to do. I only have ten hives right now but have 100 acre farm that isn't around any other apiaries or farms and currently planting acres of clover for the bees and we have a few acres of 30...
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