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Today 08:37 PM
 First report of Africanized Bee's in Finger Lakes Region brought from Florida ?
Single hives or territory? Their natural range has not gotten to where predictions predicted they would, yet. Such as MD. (430 views, 12 replies)
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Today 08:37 PM
 Old Man Grafting
I don't think you offended any one. You just made us think of younger days! (444 views, 7 replies)
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Today 08:34 PM
 4 frame nucs
I'm building double divided 10 frame nucs. The bottoms just have a 3/4" divider with an extra 3/8" piece on the tops to fill in the gap at the top. The tops are deep boxes at 8 1/8" wide. They sit... (138 views, 6 replies)
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Today 08:32 PM
 What woods are the best for making your own woodenware?
plcnut, where are you getting 1X12s for $.58 per BF? (338 views, 8 replies)
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Tim KS
Today 08:28 PM
 Planting 1 1/2 acres of Yellow Sweet clover. Cost approx 150.00. Is it worth it?
I just bought 5 pounds of yellow clover seed and plan to plant it on an acre or two specifically for my bees. If it spreads after it's established, that's great. I have no idea how many bees or... (13 views, 4 replies)
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Today 08:13 PM
 Heat exchanger temp setting
Sorry, I should have been more clear. Yes, oil will retain more heat. What I'm asking is that since you set your dial to 135 and I set mine to 115, is the oil a factor? Mine doesn't run... (302 views, 9 replies)
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Hokie Bee Daddy
Today 08:07 PM
 How regularly do queens stop laying when nectar stops coming back to the hive?
I'm seeing the same thing. Hives are tapering back on brood. The queen will also shut down completely if the stores in the hive get below 10 pounds or so. If you ever see one hive without brood... (185 views, 3 replies)
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Today 08:04 PM
 red and orange liquid on the rear legs of a a bee or two
There has been alot of discussion on this site about bees moving their stores. Perhaps the fear of them moving fed syrup that is stored in the brood chamber to the supers would be my guess to answer... (323 views, 13 replies)
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Today 08:04 PM
 Dansk Farms
That's easy for someone to say that does not have 1 cent at stake. (4,880 views, 34 replies)
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Today 08:03 PM
 First post and a bad one
My uncle and I have been talking about bees for a couple years now and wanted to start a couple hives together. A friend of his got one and so I kinda lost him for a while. a week or so ago he tells... (0 views, 0 replies)
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Today 07:39 PM
 Splitting Advice
Sealing them in your barn makes NO SENSE. I cannot imagine where that piece of advice came from. Put the weak split in the location of the strong mother colony, and move the mother colony about... (291 views, 5 replies)
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Today 07:38 PM
 Southeast Texas
Welcome. I'm very familiar with your neck of the woods. Do you have bees yet? (102 views, 4 replies)
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Today 07:27 PM
 Howdy from North Texas (Texoma area)
Welcome! (140 views, 8 replies)
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Today 07:25 PM
 Howdy from a Texas newbee!! :-)
Welcome! (93 views, 3 replies)
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Today 07:23 PM
 Can feeding fondant cause robbing?
My two small nucs seem to love fondant: they are taking good chuncks of in a matter of days. They each had a little less than 2 frames of bees and very few stores. I have not put robber screens, and... (145 views, 3 replies)
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Today 07:17 PM
 CombineZP image stacker
If she wants to try pictures on a microscope, there are cameras designed specifically to mount on them, which might be cheaper than using a DSLR. In fact, I think you can buy a camera that IS an... (194 views, 2 replies)
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jim lyon
Today 07:07 PM
 NY Times OpEd Piece on Colony Collapse Disorder
On reflection, I think you are most likely right on the mark here. It's the only thing that really fits the facts. While it's true there is some pretty compelling evidence that Amitraz can cause... (412 views, 11 replies)
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Today 06:55 PM
 Our understanding of genetics is changing
Genes discredited: Bateson, P. (2014). Evolution, epigenetics and cooperation. Journal of biosciences, 39(2), 191-200. (363 views, 13 replies)
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Today 06:45 PM
 Help! Bees Swarmed and are in tree next to hive!
+1, Good luck Pick and be careful. You can do this. I'm new, know virtually nothing yet, and the same thing happened to me this year. Mine were 15 ft or so up, so it was pretty intense. I'm attaching... (115 views, 2 replies)
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Today 06:41 PM
 Ideas for "in line" filter and "automatic" valve
What volume are you looking for? There are machines that fill tubes and bottles very quickly. Because the wetted parts are stainless these machines are expensive but if you search used machinery... (78 views, 2 replies)