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Jerry T Indiana
Today 12:19 PM
 winter porch canopy
I have mouse guards also and they get plugged more than I thought they would. I will place something over them like the canopy as I have tons of scrap wood and will take no time or cost to make. (93 views, 7 replies)
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Today 12:08 PM
 Anyone ever use Kreg Jig for there boxes?
yes that is how I make my boxes, works well and if one side of the box get damaged un screw and put a new one on (6 views, 2 replies)
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Today 12:03 PM
 Moonbeam stock
I was very close too... only thing that saved me was that I thought it was way too much money to sell his product. And he was pretty slick. I hope a previous poster is not right that his mother sold... (2,347 views, 37 replies)
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Today 11:51 AM
 Finally Getting Started - Indiana
Hello and Welcome! The State Beekeepers are having their Spring Meeting up your way, March 21st in Marion. Might want to check it out. More info here: (112 views, 6 replies)
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Michael Bush
Today 11:48 AM
 JZ BZ and cages
No. The Nicot hairrollers are way too big. I have used the hairroller cages from the Jenter system but even they are too big also. I gently lay the cell bar on it's side, slide on all of the... (47 views, 1 replies)
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Today 11:25 AM
 Mann Lake 5-frame nucs
FONhoney, the external and internal dementions are the same on both versions of the box , and they stack perfectly yet... ==McBee7== (1,253 views, 24 replies)
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Today 11:09 AM
 2015 Natural Beekeeping Symposium fet. Ross Conrad - Philadelphia, Feb 8th
Sunday February 8, 2015 10 am to 4 pm Temple University - Kiva Auditorium 1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave Philadelphia, PA 19122 Due to generous sponsorships from Temple University Office of... (21 views, 0 replies)
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Today 11:06 AM
 Bay Area, California packaged bee recommendations
No, I've picked them up on that date and been ok. Just follow the instructions on how to feed them and release the queen and you should be good. (94 views, 3 replies)
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Today 11:04 AM
 Top bar nuc size
Mine are 12 bars... cannot remember the exact dimension. Les Crowder foot print, too. The combs are pretty small in this design so you might want to go bigger than you'd think. It takes about two... (365 views, 14 replies)
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Today 11:02 AM
 What are your thoughts on plastic covers for 4 way pallets
So I've had this idea bouncing around in my head for awhile now, would painting the lids of hives black help the bees keep heat? I know in the summer it might create to much heat but in the winter... (14 views, 0 replies)
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Today 10:59 AM
 different mite counts for time of year
My Father paid my siblings and I to pick Japanese beetles off of his grape plant's leaves when I was young and then cocoons off of the cedar tree in the front yard. But not for long. We found better... (355 views, 11 replies)
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apis maximus
Today 10:55 AM
 Probiotics in prepared patties...WORD from the sacred Mountain
Talon, you my friend, are on it like white on rice:) the saying goes in some parts of this fine world we live in. Now, them fine, "real" scientists out there, observing stuff, experimenting... (1,966 views, 79 replies)
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Today 10:52 AM
 I will never buy packages again.
I'm not through it entirely yet, but it's great so far. Lots of interesting information and Seeley writes in what I find to be a pretty interesting way. (5,638 views, 121 replies)
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Today 10:40 AM
 Any body tried Dr Carsons complete?
here is one trial using it for a drench for nosema, aasuming you are talking nosevit. http://scientificbeekeeping .com/nosema-drench-treatment-trial/ (314 views, 4 replies)
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Today 10:37 AM
 Unfortunately starting over with a step ahead
I hope my post did not read off as disrespectful, and if it did trust me, that is not my cup of tea :cool:. Perhaps treated package bees can be kept treatment free :scratch:, but since the OP made no... (475 views, 12 replies)
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Today 10:34 AM
 New!! Combo Nuc Screened Bottom Boards and 5-Frame Equipment!!
We are excited to announce that we are carrying our new Combo Nuc Screened Bottom Boards with all the features and accessories of our Combo Deep Screened Bottom Boards. Check out the 5-frame... (54 views, 0 replies)
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Today 10:31 AM
 Hive dead. Performed deadout. Any suggestions as to the cause?
Once you see yellow jackets coming and going your cluster has been weakened by something. With the spotty brood I would assume some mite or queen issues at some point weakened them and they had a... (279 views, 8 replies)
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Today 10:29 AM
 Cutting Rite-cell?
I have heard this before and kinda forgot about it.....I will give it a try! (389 views, 11 replies)
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Today 10:18 AM
 Moisture question
Propping the top. I knew that. Have read it multiple times. Just completely forgot about it. Thanks all. (217 views, 3 replies)
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Today 09:52 AM
Thanks Rader for the link. I now can waste even more time scanning the American Beekeeping Journal from 1922. About 4-5 pages down from the Diamond Match Co. ad is an article "Beekeeping in... (244 views, 4 replies)