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Joe Wesbrook
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Joe Wesbrook's Discussions

Africanized bees reach Colorado
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Tags: Colorado, honeybees, Africanized

Started this discussion. Last reply by ron brooks Jul 21.

Stolen Tools

Sometime Monday night, April 15, 2013, someone broke into my station wagon and stole my beekeeping toolbox.  Those of you who know me know the kind of toolbox I carry my kit in--an aluminum box…Continue

Tags: tools, stolen

Started Apr 16, 2013

2 large honey processors settle with US Dept. of Justice on illegal importation of honey

2 very large honey processors--Honey Solutions, in Baytown, TX, and Groeb Farms, of Onsted, MI (with offices in Baytown, TX) have agreed to pay millions of dollars in fines to the federal government…Continue

Started Feb 26, 2013

Booksigning & Talk
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Les Crowder, president of the NM Beekeepers Assn., will be giving a talk and signing his new book  "Top Bar Beekeeping" at Bookworks, Sunday afternoon October 14, 2012, starting at 3 p.m.  Bookworks…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessie Brown Oct 10, 2012.

 

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Lorene Pyeatt left a comment for Joe Wesbrook
"Hi Joe, Just checking.  I want to get it right this time.  My bees are still using sugar water and storing only a little honey.  To prepare for the winter, I'm thinking about asking George to build some of the sugar feeders.…"
Sep 2
ron brooks replied to Joe Wesbrook's discussion Africanized bees reach Colorado
"its done,frozen bee stakes...just kidding I really hate to kill that many bees."
Jul 21
Joe Wesbrook posted an event

Balloon Museum Holiday Show at Albuquerque Balloon Museum

November 16, 2014 all day
The Balloon Museum is having a holiday Arts & Crafts Fair & is looking for beekeepers to sell honey and crafts.  Sunday, Nov. 16, 9-5.  For more info go tohttp://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9hohqjo7fdd76e8&llr=ggi69jmabSee More
Jul 21
Jefferson replied to Joe Wesbrook's discussion Africanized bees reach Colorado
"Good job, get those nasty bees into the freezer, and help us all out.."
Jul 21
ron brooks replied to Joe Wesbrook's discussion Africanized bees reach Colorado
"anyone interested in cutting out some really aggressive bees with me this week or weekend?I think maybe these bees which are in rio rancho should be tested they are the meanest ive seen this season! any takers?"
May 27
Joe Wesbrook posted a discussion
May 17
Joe Wesbrook posted an event

Joe Wesbrook at Hays Honey Apple Farm

May 10, 2014 from 9am to 4pm
Ken Hays will host his annual field day on Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m., until mid-afternoon at his apiary and orchard in Bosque Farms.  Basic beekeeping in the morning, pot luck lunch, and working with the bees in the afternoon.  Cost is $10, to cover the costs of table and chair rental, plus port-a-potties.  Call Hays Honey Apple Farm @ (505) 869-2369, Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for more information or to sign up.See More
Mar 27
valerie roybal left a comment for Joe Wesbrook
"Hello Joe, Thank you so much for presence, assistance, and knowledge with my hive last week! I greatly appreciate it! Valerie"
Mar 26
Joe Wesbrook replied to Christina Parlapiano's discussion Zombie Bees
"Christina, According to Greg Watson, the former State Bee Inspector, we don't have that parasitic fly in NM.  Joe"
Feb 6
Joe Wesbrook left a comment for Jesie
"use the quotes."
Nov 21, 2013
ron brooks commented on Joe Wesbrook's event Ken Hays' Annual Field Day
"Hey Ken its Ron Brooks, how are you ? hows your bees?I sent some fellow beeks down your way to get some hives,i ordered three packs of bees and should be picking them up at your place when they come in.I hope to attend your event on may 11th, i hope…"
Mar 16, 2013
Joe Wesbrook posted a discussion

2 large honey processors settle with US Dept. of Justice on illegal importation of honey

2 very large honey processors--Honey Solutions, in Baytown, TX, and Groeb Farms, of Onsted, MI (with offices in Baytown, TX) have agreed to pay millions of dollars in fines to the federal government for the importation of Chinese honey, some of which was tainted by illegal antibiotics.  Story available online @…See More
Feb 26, 2013
Joe Wesbrook replied to Larrea Lavoiscia (Ms.Bee Haven)'s discussion Minnesota Hybrids?
"Larrea, Contact Craig Noorlander, Papa Bears Honey, 281-7851. "
Feb 17, 2013
Jessie Brown replied to Joe Wesbrook's discussion Booksigning & Talk
"Oh cool! Thanks for sharing the info. "
Oct 10, 2012
Jessie Brown commented on Joe Wesbrook's event Volunteers needed
"Thanks for posting this Joe!"
Jun 16, 2012
Jessie Brown left a comment for Joe Wesbrook
"Never mind my last comment, looks like it will be a trapout that can be pushed to the spring, but I still would like to hear your opinion on winter removal survival! Thanks"
Jan 20, 2012

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I use the following type of bee hives:
Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87110

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At 9:24am on September 2, 2014, Lorene Pyeatt said…

Hi Joe,

Just checking.  I want to get it right this time.  My bees are still using sugar water and storing only a little honey.  To prepare for the winter, I'm thinking about asking George to build some of the sugar feeders.  As I understand it, they are just a 2" space  in the bottom of the hive where I can put granulated sugar, enough to support them over winter. Do you think this is a good idea?  

At 2:27pm on March 26, 2014, valerie roybal said…

Hello Joe,

Thank you so much for presence, assistance, and knowledge with my hive last week! I greatly appreciate it!

Valerie

At 10:21am on January 20, 2012, Jessie Brown said…

Never mind my last comment, looks like it will be a trapout that can be pushed to the spring, but I still would like to hear your opinion on winter removal survival!

Thanks

 
 
 

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