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Vance G
Yesterday 11:42 PM
 Mono-floral pollen
Try putting this inthe commercial area. You might find someone there. Little pollen collected is monofloral. You would have to do some serious sorting. The closest to a predominantly ag pollen i... (187 views, 2 replies)
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Yesterday 11:27 PM
 Anybody read the book "keeping honeybees with 25 hives
I read it recently and liked it. It gave me some things to think about. I probably won't get to 25 hives but I would like to become more of a sideliner, and this book was helpful. It is a... (258 views, 1 replies)
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Dan P
Yesterday 11:19 PM
 pheromone removal
good idea. All the bees down here are aggressive so the home owners get really nervous. Thanks dan (182 views, 6 replies)
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Yesterday 11:12 PM
 MDA Splitter Technique
Been using his method for 3 years now, haven't treated since (except brood breaks for you purists). Swiftwisdom is right, his new book is much easier to follow and has a better layout of his... (12,531 views, 54 replies)
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Yesterday 11:04 PM
 Randy Oliver from Scientific Beekeeping
He does a split on every hive in spring and on day 19 hit with OA, keeps swarming to a minimum, and really knocks down the mites. I may need to put this on the list (about minute 20). (329 views, 5 replies)
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apis maximus
Yesterday 10:59 PM
 Super DFM - Honeybees
You are right...Heater bees, just like all bees in the hive need more than just carbohydrates. But for heating purposes, they only need and use honey. Can a heater bee be a skinny bee? I would say... (1,851 views, 59 replies)
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Yesterday 10:41 PM
 Syurp pump
We can easily do this. Would a 3" gear give me the same flow as a 3" trash? (419 views, 12 replies)
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Yesterday 10:40 PM
 cross wire or pinning deeps
I give any I end up with away. In my experience (rather limited, but real) pins do absolutely squat to keep the foundation from bowing. I've even seen the wax split around the pin in really bad... (220 views, 5 replies)
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Yesterday 09:49 PM
 Quick view of a portuguese beekeeper and portuguese bee
Referring back to extracting honey from a cork hive, post #13. Does the colony survive? If so how do they repair this? Bill (720 views, 15 replies)
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Brian Suchan
Yesterday 09:48 PM
 Bee thefts starting up already.
Yep, out in cali it sure does especially in the next couple of months (454 views, 2 replies)
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Yesterday 09:27 PM
 Feeding Sub Response
Ian wrote: are those larvae wet or dry? Winner Winner Chicken dinner. With all lack of humility, I believe that some of the knowledge and training of years past has been overlooked. In our... (467 views, 16 replies)
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Yesterday 09:19 PM
 Unexpected Beehive
Disclaimer- I have no experience with this except the distillation of what I have read. Presented with this situation I would build them an enclosed front porch, With luck they may see it as an... (762 views, 16 replies)
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Yesterday 09:09 PM
 used frames question from CL find
What about hot enough water to melt off all the wax but not harm the plastic and everything would detach? Re coat with wax and go on. Just guessing here, there may be a reason it wouldn't work. ... (299 views, 4 replies)
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Yesterday 09:06 PM
 Lurker in IL
For me I never thought hard about. I knew I was going to be stung as it comes with the territory. You can certainly reduce your exposure to stings by wearing a suit or jacket and following good... (109 views, 5 replies)
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Yesterday 08:44 PM
 New incubator set up. Modified slightly, looks good, cheap.
I have that unit for drying sugar well. Unfortunately no basement bargains on units shipped to Canada. It would make sense to use it as an incubator in the spring/summer. Why can't... (266 views, 4 replies)
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Yesterday 08:44 PM
 Resistance to varroa : what mechanisms?
I am seeing evidence of accumulation of multiple small genetic effects that result in gradually increasing mite tolerance. This is accompanied by ongoing attrition as susceptible stocks are wiped... (357 views, 15 replies)
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Yesterday 08:43 PM
 Shastina Boxes
14885 Any chance they shorted you one on your last order? You can pick it up anytime you're in the neighborhood (small fee for assembly and added cleat). (378 views, 8 replies)
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Yesterday 08:40 PM
 Alternative to candle release spray?
I find the freezer works better than any release spray when it comes to removing wax from metal molds. (192 views, 2 replies)
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Yesterday 08:21 PM
 W.A.S. Conference 2015
The Colorado State Beekeepers' Association (CSBA) is excited to host the 38th annual WAS conference in 2015! It will be held in Beautiful Boulder on October 1-3, 2015. It is a magnificent time of... (77 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 08:01 PM
 beekeeping insurance
Thanks everyone for the input. I have farm bureau insurance so I'll guess I'll start with them regarding coverage and cost for a hobbyist type of operation. (505 views, 8 replies)