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Offline Bman Rick

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Hi folks!
« on: February 24, 2016, 01:19:06 PM »
Just dropped in to say hello.  I am a long time beekeeper and farmer.  New to growing ginseng, as another crop side line.  NW Ohio area, former Black swamp dweller.   
Every 3rd bite of food is given to you by honeybees.

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Re: Hi folks!
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2016, 01:45:56 PM »
Hey Bman,

Welcome.

I'm becoming a little interested in beekeeping.  Is it difficult to do on a small scale?

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Re: Hi folks!
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2016, 01:52:23 PM »
Nope, and you live close to a good source of beekeeping info over in Wooster.   OSU extension has their Bee lab there.   Tri state Beekeepers has a spring workshop on the first weekend in March.  They have classes for beginners and lots of good info and people there.

Runs about $500 to $700 to get 2 hives going.  Purchasing new hives and the bees.

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Re: Hi folks!
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2016, 06:03:29 PM »
Here are some links to beekeeping supply manufactures and Bee Culture Magazine.  These will give you some idea of prices and bee culture has a ton of info for all levels of beekeepers in the archives.


https://www.kelleybees.com

http://www.mannlakeltd.com

http://www.beeculture.com
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Re: Hi folks!
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2016, 07:27:00 PM »
Cool!  Thanks Bman