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    spuds -any good for out apiary?

    thanks all
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    Local honey price

    yeah, you are probably right about the price fixing! well, I'll stick with the 4 quid and if someone starts smearing propolis on my windscreen then I'll get the idea that unless i up my prices i will end up wearing concrete sandals and going for a swim in the middle of the night
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    spuds -any good for out apiary?

    just wondering if anyone has ever tried putting an out apiary into a potato crop? i know they are sprayed regularly, so I am dubious, and much as I would like to think the farmer would call me if sprayers were going in... have I just answered my own question?!!!:confused:
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    Local honey price

    v useful this, thanks. I have been wondering what to price mine at and i thought £4 would break it even. would hate to think i was undercutting anyone though, does anyone know if any associations have ever met about this and agreed a price accross the board for their area?
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    How many generations of beek's in family ?

    My G grandfather kept them and dad learned off him (not sure why his dad didn't!) and i have been helping dad since i was 10. wish I'd paid more attention though, this is my first year 'solo' and there are all sorts of things that i haven't got a clue about! Luckily dad is on the other end of...
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    European Foul Brood

    Hi Stu, b**GER, sorry to hear that. If you would like a hive, you are welcome to take on my alquaeda wanna be nutters. They swarmed about a month ago and have got progressively more violent since then. Have tried to re-queen without success, and when looking them over this evening it was like a...
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    European Foul Brood

    just to follow up, just seen stu h's post, so sorry if this is repeating whats already known, and Stu, if this was you then very sorry to hear that. Just starting out myself, so must be a right blow.
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    European Foul Brood

    Hello all, new to this site, so hello! Sorry that my first post has to be this one, but have just had email notification from DEFRA inspector that 2 cases of EFB have been positively IDd in Harrogate. Apparently brought in on respected/inspected stock from SE England. S'all. I have literally...
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