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spraying for weeds

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I am a new beekeeper and I don't want to do anything to harm my bees, so could someone tell me if it is okay to
spray and kill some weeds with round-up.
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Roundup is toxic to bees, but is way down on the list of products. It didn't make the highly toxic, nor the mildly toxic lists. It is listed on the relatively non-toxic list. I would remove any and all blooms in the area to be sprayed, then spray at or very near night. Also, most labels now are written with the honeybee in mind, so be sure and follow the label directions explicitly and I don't think you will have any problem.
They won't eat much. :D

I don't worry too much about the little sugar ants. They usually go away when you quit feeding.
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