Bees & Beekeeping in the News
Drought conditions put a sting in the beekeeping business - ABC Online
ABC OnlineDrought conditions put a sting in the beekeeping business
"The big cost to production is transport and beekeepers have had to shift a lot further than they normally do. Rather than working about 200 kilometres from where they live, they're being forced to go much greater distances to keep their bees alive and ...
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HiveLend creates web platform to connect beekeepers, farmers - semichiganstartup
HiveLend creates web platform to connect beekeepers, farmers
Bees and farmers make a natural combination. A new startup launching out of Ann Arbor aims to make it profitable one for all involved. HiveLend is developing a web-platform that connects local farmers with hobbyists beekeepers with a matching algorithm.
Beekeepers report fewer winter losses - Western Producer (subscription)
Beekeepers report fewer winter losses
Western Producer (subscription)
Medhat Nasr, provincial apiculturist in Alberta, said losses in the province would likely be less than 15 percent. He attributed the lower losses to good beekeeping practices, such as controlling varroa mites and providing sufficient food stores for ...
Nightcap: Kind words for Jeni's, beekeeping on the rise in Columbus - Columbus Alive (blog)
Columbus Alive (blog)Nightcap: Kind words for Jeni's, beekeeping on the rise in Columbus
Columbus Alive (blog)
We're almost there! Just one more day stands between you and the weekend. We've rounded up a short selection of stories to catch up on and three events to kick off your weekend. Business leaders and fans react to Jeni's recall. Fans, business leaders ...
Beekeeping industry could earn J$1bn in 2015 - Jamaica Observer
Beekeeping industry could earn J$1bn in 2015
The projection was given by Minister of State in the ministry, Luther Buchanan, at the graduation ceremony for participants in a 10-week introductory beekeeping course, held under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded ...
Beekeeping Industry Could Earn $1 Billion in 2015
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The Government Has a Plan to Prevent Bees From Going Extinct - Gizmodo
GizmodoThe Government Has a Plan to Prevent Bees From Going Extinct
Bees, along with other insects, bats, and birds, play an important role in agriculture by pollinating crops, but they've been dying off in numbers that beekeepers say aren't economically sustainable. The task force's plan includes guidelines from the ...
Honeybees Are Screwed
Action plan to save US pollinators released, includes federal task force
Pollinator task force releases national strategy
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Beekeepers Reported Losing 42 Percent Of Honeybee Colonies Last Summer - NPR
Beekeepers Reported Losing 42 Percent Of Honeybee Colonies Last Summer
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Gene Brandi, vice president of the American Beekeeping Federation, about how beekeepers and farmers are coping with the large die-off of honeybees. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: We're going to take a moment now to talk ...
Fond du Lac allowing beekeeping in city limits - Wisconsin Gazette
Fond du Lac ReporterFond du Lac allowing beekeeping in city limits
Action Reporter Media reports the Fond du Lac City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on May 13 allowing beekeeping in residential neighborhoods. It was already legal in parts of the city that are zoned for agriculture. Residents would have to ...
Fond du Lac to allow residents to practice beekeeping, joining Milwaukee ...
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US beekeepers lost almost half their honeybees last year - Treehugger
TreehuggerUS beekeepers lost almost half their honeybees last year
Each year the Bee Informed Partnership in collaboration with the Apiary Inspectors of America conducts a survey among both commercial and backyard beekeepers to track the health and survival rates of their honeybee colonies. What the results reveal for ...
U.S. Beekeepers Lost 40 Percent of Honeybee Colonies in Just One Year, But ...
Colony Collapse Crisis: 40% Of Beekeepers' Hives Died In 2014
Mintpress News (blog)
US beekeepers lost 40 percent of bees in 2014-15
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3D Printed Honeycombs Allow Beekeepers to Get Honey “On Tap” — Over $12 ... - 3DPrint.com
3DPrint.com3D Printed Honeycombs Allow Beekeepers to Get Honey “On Tap” — Over $12 ...
I've been telling him no on that front, because beekeeping isn't an easy, cheap, or necessarily safe hobby, and it seems pretty difficult to harvest just minute amounts of fresh honey. While I'm not ready to give my blessing on that front quite yet, a ...
Funding swarm for honey duo
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