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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    Hello All - I am new to this forum and have visited it frequently over the past years. There is some great information to be gleaned from it. I appreciate the efforts of those folks who are active here and offer their advice. I am not new to beekeeping but will be new to trapping pollen from...
  2. Equipment/Hardware
    I am currently looking at adding a few Sundance pollen traps (bottom) to my hives. My current set up is this....hive stand, screened bottom board, slatted rack, deep super. Do I remove the slatted rack or just add the pollen trap on top of the bottom board, with slatted rack on top? I'm a...
  3. Where To Buy . . .
    Anyone traping pollen on a commercial level? If so what trap are you using and were do you get them?
  4. Bee Forum
    I have two hives, top entrance, one was much stronger than the other, they are just a few feet apart, and I put the pollen catcher on the strong one, patiently waited for them to adapt a couple of weeks and left it on to gather pollen. Got a little pollen, but missed the early spring heavy...
  5. Beekeeping 101
    Does anyone use a pollen trap on a first year hive? If so how long do you wait for the hive to build up before you add the trap?
  6. Beekeeping 101
    I've got a top mounted pollen collector (Sundance II) and all the literature seems to say NOT to use it with a queen excluder (or honey excluder as some of you like to call it LOL) My super newbee question is WHY? Am I missing the obvious again? pls explain. thanks :)
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