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  1. Welcome Forum
    Hi Everyone, I'm a new beekeeper and have 2 hives and a double nuc. Italilans in one and Carniolians in the other. I'm in Southern Maine and have don't have a mentor so thought this forum could help out when I'm perplexed. Going to join the State BK association this fall. Have a couple...
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    Hello, My name is Justin and I'm located in central New Hampshire. I'll be a new beekeeper in April. I've been studying on my own for some time and I'm in our local club's (PBBA) Bee School now.
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    Hi all, I'm from Central Washington State. I've been reading the forums here for quite some time, but just recently registered and now posting my intro. I have several hives, but only three currently on my property. It's been a very tough winter here, and as the reports are coming in, losses...
  4. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    Bee-ginner's Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture Short Course Learn how to start, maintain and care for a honey bee colony from the experts! DATE: September 22-24, 2016 TIME: 9:00am - 4:00pm on the 22nd and 23rd (Check in time on Day 1: 8:30am) 9:00am - 12:00pm on the 24th LOCATION: Rutgers...
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    Hi, I've recently become interested in Beekeeping and found this very helpful forum with lots of helpful information. I've already learned so much. I haven't started my own hive yet, but I'm planning on starting one in the next few weeks.
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    Good afternoon everyone. My wife, two children and I are setting up a bee farm in Hong Kong together. I grew up on a farm in Africa with bees but as a youngster would rather ride motorbikes and go do crazy things with friend - How I wish I had paid more attention to the elderly folks on the...
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    Hello, everyone. I'm just getting my first two hives and the pair of nucs I made off of them settled in for the winter. Since I won't be able to sit out with them and listen to them sing I decided to join the forums to keep me learning through the winter. -Carrie
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    Hi, I am Kessler fro Texas and I'm new here and new to beekeeping I've had my hives for a week and have found some useful things on this forum!
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    This is my 1st bee keeping year. I bought an existing bee business. We have an apple farm. My immediate family consist of myself, my husband, and my daughter I love children, my family, and our...
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    Just a few lines to introduce myself. I just started beekeeping this summer. I have (had) two hives. Just discovered today that one was gone! Only a few dead bees in the hive the lower box is quasi empty the upper box is mostly full of honey supplies. Not sure what happened, I took a few pics. I...
  12. Bee Forum
    In Snelgrove's book "The Introduction of Queen Bees" one method of introducing virgin queens was to use only sealed brood. I have considered setting up my queen-castles the day before the queens arrive with emerging / sealed brood... Having read a number of threads on the subject of virgin...
  13. Welcome Forum
    Well not yet, but I'm about to be. In the early to mid-80s I kept bees and had about a dozen hives at the height of that venture. Unfortunately, a diving accident prevented me from continuing in the hobby and I ended up giving away my equipment and bees. Fast-forward to the summer of 2010...
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    Hello. My name is somairot75 and I love bees! Unfortunately, at this time I am unable to keep hives. However, as my living situation continues to evolve over the next 1-2 years, I fully expect my lifelong dream of bee colony cultivation to come to fruition. In the meantime, I will use this...
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