Man, we are getting old.
A single mesage talks about hippies, and everyone
Lets use all this energy to exchange knowledge
instead of talking about the past.
I am an old hippie too, but wouldn't it be nice, if
we could use our knowledge as beekepers to make everyone more environmentally
Talking about invironment, in Denmark (where I
live) whe are very succesfull using organic acids to control varroa (about 95%,
as good as pesticides) , and so far we have had no problems with varroa being
resitant to the treatment. So we have no residues in the honey/wax, and it
If you are interinterested in a enviromentally safe
way to fight varroa, I will poste it on this site.
I dont't know if it is a problem in the USA, but
here we had a problem with beekeepers tending to die - to many was as old
as I (53) and older, but now we have turned it around by helping new bekeepers
getting started. The local beekeepers associations lets new beekeepers tend
their own hives under supervision of experiensed beekeepers.
Travelling across the states on a Harley with
the wind going through the hair, that once was, is the
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 1:31
Subject: Re: [beekeeping] Re: varietal
I life smack dab in the
middle of suburban subdivision: swimming pools, SUVs and MacMansions
everywhere. As far as
my neighbors are concerned, beekeeping is the
ultimate in "alternate lifestyle"
> I was not aware of the fact that
hippies were gone.....they are alive and well where I live. This
hippy runs 150 hives on the side.
> ----- Original Message -----
> Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 10:24
> Subject: [beekeeping] Re: varietal
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>> Old enough to remember . . . hey I *was*
a hippy! I'm proud to say I still have a lot of
> those hippy
Far out! Power to the
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