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General Beekeeping

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Organic Beekeeping

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Mason & other alternative bees

Discuss alternative pollinators such as mason bees, leafcutter bees, and bumblebees.
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Pests and Diseases

Eliminate the intruder!
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Raising Queens

Post your questions and experiences with different ways of requeening and/or raising queens.
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Beekeeping Biology

The science behind the bee.
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Building plans, blueprints, and finished projects

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Top Bar & other Alternative Hives

Any non-langstroth hive discussions go here. TBH, WARRE, ETC.
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Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs

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Upcoming Meetings

Post your State, Regional, and National meetings here.
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Bee Medicinals

Medicinal uses for anything from the beehive
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Your Favorite Recipes

Share your favorite culinary creations here. Not just your honey based recipes either!
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Products of the Hive

Honey, pollen, propolis, Mead, candles, soaps, balms and lotions, along with any other items made from the hive.
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Everything Kids

Fun Things for the mini Beekeeper in training.
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Honeybee Swarm and colony Removals

Find a Beekeeper

Find a beekeeper in your area to help you with a honeybee removal. Beekeepers post your info here.
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General Discussion

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The Lighter Side...PG-13

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The Photo Gallery

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General Gardening

Share your gardening ideas as related to beekeeping.
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The Helpful Handyman

The place to ask how to do anything. How to build, how to create, where to locate, etc. The place for advice on everything from being a handyman to a mechanic.
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The Rural Life

Tractor talk, Farming, Lifestyle.
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Trading Post

Post Beekeeping related items that you want to sell, or want to buy. Don't forget to list details on your items. Prices help, too.
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  1. Introductions
    Glad to join this forum. I love bees.
  2. Pests and Diseases
    In most cases I read that an oxalic acid vaporization is given every 5 or 7 days for three weeks. I have been following the 7 day cycle for the pass two treatments but it appears that the daily temperature isn't going to be near 50 degrees F until Thursday, which is 8 days from my last...
  3. General Beekeeping
    Hello :) my husband and I are beginner beekeepers...we lost our first two hives last year :( and are in the process of ordering new bees. We had the Italian bees and LOVED their temperament....We are looking to order two packages of Saskatraz bees this time around (as they are known to have...
  4. I did a hive inspection yesterday and saw decent amount of new comb with larva around the 8-9 day old range. This was in the bottom box (I only have one deep with each hive currently). I was always taught to remove bur comb but I had a hard time doing it since this is a new packaged hive and...
  5. Hi - I'm from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. I'm a gardener who's always been interested in beekeeping but I've never done it. There are beekeepers around the area though I don't know them. This past summer I had a lot more flowers and veggies than usual growing- a lot of sunflowers. Honeybees from...
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