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Hive beetle or june bugs
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We have found in one of our 2 hives a beetle that looks like a hive beetle.  We had to dump 5 combs that has bright orange stuff instead of honey and then blackish stuff in the middle of the combs…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Ankerson Sep 1, 2015.

Need guidance on a top bar split
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We are having such a successful hive that we have exhausted our knowledge.  We have a new empty topbar ready to go. Armand was wondering if anyone with topbar splitting experience could help him or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Ankerson Jun 4, 2014.

Question on bees lingering outside hive in rain
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We have about an apple size cluster of bees hanging out under the eave of our top bar hive entrance while it is raining.  Is that OK? It is our strongest hive.JanContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Buckner Creel Jun 9, 2014.


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About me:
I am a brand new beekeeper
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
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At 1:44pm on May 11, 2016, Jodi Hedderig said…

Hi Jan,

Are you still available to sign up for mentor program volunteer dates? It seems I still need all dates filled. The dates are below:

May 14


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