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  1. Diseases and Pests
    Can someone tell me if this is foulbrood?
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I just got some hives from a neighbor, and they smell like sour dead bugs to me. (Yes, I spent my childhood playing with dead bugs -- I know.) Anyway, I'm pretty new to beekeeping (since May 2008) and was wondering what to do with them. Here's my plan - let me know if this sounds reasonable to...