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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello. I've discovered a source for HFCS this past summer and have been feeding my hives as a mixture of approx 25% HFCS/H20 with a little mann lake pro health added. The bees have been doing well with it and now it's getting time to 'bulking' them up for the winter. Here in SC we generally...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hey everyone. I am a total newbie to beekeeping and my situation is a bit unique as I am an expat living in the tropics of Southeast Asia. I have been at it only a few months and of course have a lot of questions. I have a few hives of apis meliferra I bought about 2 weeks ago from a...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I have a few hives in Santa Barbara, CA, near the beach. It never freezes here, but we have a dry Summer and Fall with variable honey flows in the winter and Spring. I have never fed my bees as I assumed the hive loss was from varroa mites. However, I am now wondering if the frequent swarms...
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