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  2. Thousands of bees are dying in Murchison. Beekeepers fear a wipeout - Stuff.co.nz


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    Thousands of bees are dying in Murchison. Beekeepers fear a wipeout
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    "It is just devastating, it is so upsetting for us beekeepers." Leahy said another beekeeper in the same valley had been affected and faced the loss of up to 80 hives. He had sent a beekeeper out to apiaries in the surrounding areas to see if other ...

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  3. Slovak, Hungarian foresters in EU beekeeping project | The ... - Budapest Business Journal


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    Slovak, Hungarian foresters in EU beekeeping project | The...
    Budapest Business Journal
    Doing their bit to counter the worrying decline in global bee populations, state-owned forestry companies in the north of Hungary and the south of Slovakia yesterday launched a two-year project to renew their beekeeping traditions, supported by HUF 340 ...

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  4. Buzz off: hive thieves cashing in on thriving beekeeping market ... - The Guardian


    The Guardian

    Buzz off: hive thieves cashing in on thriving beekeeping market...
    The Guardian
    Hobby's increasing popularity, and the rising cost of some queens, thought to be driving thefts of bees and hives.

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  5. Nebraska Extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops - IANR News (press release)


    IANR News (press release)

    Nebraska Extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops
    IANR News (press release)
    Those interested in learning about how to keep honey bees are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's introductory beekeeping workshops. The first of a two-part workshop will be held on Jan. 20 at the West Central Research and Extension Center ...

  6. Vandals nearly destroyed an Iowa bee business. This week, police arrested two boys. - Washington Post


    Washington Post

    Vandals nearly destroyed an Iowa bee business. This week, police arrested two boys.
    Washington Post
    Three days after Christmas, Justin and Tori Englehardt headed outside to dust snow off the 50 beehives on their property near Sioux City, Iowa. What they found was disheartening. All the hives were overturned. Clumps of dead, frozen bees littered the ...
    2 boys arrested for vandalism that killed 500k beesRT
    Vandalism destroys half million bees, wipes out Sioux City honey businessSioux City Journal
    Two boys charged with destruction of half million bees at Sioux City honey businessSioux City Journal
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  7. Maine Is Looking for a Few Good Beekeepers | Maine News | US ... - U.S. News & World Report


    Maine Is Looking for a Few Good Beekeepers | Maine News | US...
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    FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is looking to train the next generation of Maine beekeepers.

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  8. Ecological beekeeping and the use of natural insulating material with the functions of moisture absorption and ... - Cordis News


    Cordis News

    Ecological beekeeping and the use of natural insulating material with the functions of moisture absorption and...
    Cordis News
    So, how we can use this valuable plant in beekeeping? In beekeeping, dry sphagnum is successfully used as a pillow filler, which serves as a heat-insulating element in the summer and especially in winter. In summer, the pillow insulates the bee's nest ...

  9. Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association plans January meeting ... - My Windsor Now


    Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association plans January meeting...
    My Windsor Now
    The Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association's January membership meeting is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the McKee Building of the Larimer County Ranch complex, 5280 Arena Circle in.

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  10. Arab Beekeeping Organisation set to launch in Abu Dhabi - Hotelier Middle East


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    Arab Beekeeping Organisation set to launch in Abu Dhabi
    Hotelier Middle East
    The first independent entity dedicated to beekeepers and honey production workers in the Arab world, will debut on February 5. Arab Beekeeping Organisation, the first independent entity dedicated to beekeepers and honey production workers in the Arab ...

  11. Beekeeping booms but clubs fear hive health may suffer - ABC Local


    ABC Local

    Beekeeping booms but clubs fear hive health may suffer
    ABC Local
    Gold Coast Amateur Beekeepers Society president Kathy Knox said her club trained 85 new keepers this year, with many of them being quite young. "Beekeeping is for anybody from nine to 90," Ms Knox said. The club now had 300 members. Gold Coast Amateur ...

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