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Offline Simondsrach

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Hi from upstate
« on: February 13, 2017, 07:50:22 am »
Just thought I'd introduce myself before I start bombing you guys with questions. Lol. Because they r coming.   I've been seriously considering bees for a few years now.  And this year I'm taking the steps to start my bee keeping adventure.  When I do something I like to know what I'm doing, be prepared, and do it right ... especially  with such important little lives are at stake .   I live in a very small outdated town.  We have a local bee supply store but the fella that runs it... I had a sour personal experience with resulting with an inability to maintain friendship... so I'm gana be much more dependent on seeking answers on my own.   And boy to I have questions 😃  I'm half way through bee keeping for dummies and have been researching equipment and companies so I'm doing the leg work.   But I'm a hands on when it comes to learning and I need the advise of real people and to read experiences from real people who know $^* they are doing  lol and to point me in the right direction. 

  bees are important nature is important... after watching numerous veggies in my garden fail to fruit last year I decided it was time to take that step.   Plus I think I can actually afford the start up cost this year.  My main goal here is to have happy healthy bees.  I want to be as natural as possible .   Of course I love honey but it's just a perk to having sweet little life sustaining pollinators in my yard.  so I may ask a lot of silly questions

Offline Acebird

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Re: Hi from upstate
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2017, 07:56:51 am »
Welcome what part of upstate
Put it in your profile so you don't keep getting asked
Brian Cardinal
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Offline Van, Arkansas, USA

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Re: Hi from upstate
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2017, 09:44:20 am »
Welcome, Simon.  Are you referring to New York or where?

Offline sawdstmakr

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Re: Hi from upstate
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2017, 12:51:16 pm »
Welcome to Beemaster. This is the place to ask questions, as many as you want.
I recommend that you check out Mann Lake. That is where I get most of my equipment from. Just received an order from them last week.
Unless you are a body builder, I recommend you get all medium boxes. If I was starting over, I would have all 8 frame medium hives.
"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed.  If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed."--Mark Twain

Offline Rurification

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Re: Hi from upstate
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2017, 02:39:22 pm »
Welcome to the forum!
Robin Edmundson

Beekeeping since 2012

Offline cao

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Re: Hi from upstate
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2017, 10:17:54 pm »
Welcome  :happy:

Offline GSF

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Re: Hi from upstate
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2017, 03:17:52 pm »
When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you - then you know your nation is doomed.