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Bee News

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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

Share your plans and blueprints. Have a custom project? Tell us about it.
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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

Share your experiences here.
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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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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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General Discussion

The catch all forum, discuss pretty much anything else here.
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The Lighter Side...PG-13

Jokes with a slant accepted. No direct adult language allowed. Keep it at a PG-13 level or nicer. If in doubt, don't post it.
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  3. I tried a horizontal Langstroth hive this year and it has worked well so far. However, I'm wondering if anyone has experience with putting a candy board in a horizontal hive? How would that even work, if it's even possible? I've built candy boards for the tops of my vertical Langstroth hives...
  4. Hello I am keeping bees in south central Missouri. Due to way to many frames to go through, I decided to go to five frame hive bodies. Maybe I'll be able to keep track. The weather changes so fast around here, Precipitation, Humidity, and temperature. I believe I have a plan to go threw the...
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