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  1. Beekeeping Biology
    Since there is no dedicated topic heading for book reviews here in these forums I will put an entry here. Admins please relocate if this is an inappropriate thread, thank you. The first addition for this noob to my beekeeping library is titled 'The Hive And The Honeybee'. Dadant and Sons...
  2. General Beekeeping
    I went out early just at daybreak it was still dark because of heavy cloud cover and I found about a dozen of these beetles on 3 hives. They are gray in color and about 1/2 to 5/8 inch in length are they something I should be worried about? Beeves
  3. Hello, we have a hive that moved into a tree trunk about 18 feet from the ground and we are looking for a bee keeper or service to remove and relocate them safely. Anyone know a local bee keeper who can get the job done at little to no cost?? We want to save the hive and not kill them. Email...
  4. My wife told me that muscadine grape juice has nectar in them. We have 3 vines and way to many grapes. I was thinking of liquid feeding the bees the grape juice in-lieu-of sugar water for winter and low nectar flow periods. Anyone try this, or is this a bad idea. Any ideas or comments.
  5. So, all of a sudden, a large volume of bees have become intensely interested in a specific spot at the edge of my jacuzzi just above the water. I don't have anything against bees but my family would like to use the jacuzzi and under the current circumstances, that's not possible. I'd like to...
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