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KNBA News - Beekeepers prepare summer harvest of honey to sell at Alaska State ... - KNBA
KNBAKNBA News - Beekeepers prepare summer harvest of honey to sell at Alaska State ...
Ryan said his wife worried about bee stings and opposed beekeeping until they helped another beekeeper extract honey. But, so far, he says, there haven't been that many bee stings. “In the family, there's been a total of seven stings,” said Ryan. “One ...
Here's Why Scientists Are Giving Honeybees Tiny 'Backpacks'
Australian researchers are attaching sensor-stuffed 'backpacks' onto honey ...
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Beekeepers in Northwest Philly look towards sustainability - Newsworks.org
Newsworks.orgBeekeepers in Northwest Philly look towards sustainability
Hives are popping up around Philadelphia while beekeepers are forming their own groups to swap tips and normalize backyard beekeeping. Tanya Veitch is a nurse in East Falls who has been keeping bees for several years. Now she owns Wicked Bee ...
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Kingman Park Beekeepers Ready New Batch of Honey - Hill Now
Hill NowKingman Park Beekeepers Ready New Batch of Honey
The event will feature two separate sessions for children and adults to learn more about beekeeping and honey cultivation. “We're going to do a kind of a bee education and harvesting demonstration for children in the early afternoon, and then in the ...
Backyard beekeeping Australia's latest urban craze - Domain News
Domain NewsBackyard beekeeping Australia's latest urban craze
They might not be your standard household pets, but city dwellers are reaping the rewards of the latest urban trend – beekeeping. Beekeeping in city backyards is becoming commonplace as locals fight to maintain the population of the globally threatened ...
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Deregulating Beekeeping: A Hotbutton Topic in Utah's Capitol - KUER
KUERDeregulating Beekeeping: A Hotbutton Topic in Utah's Capitol
Utah Agriculture Commissioner Luann Adams says the registry of around 2,000 beekeepers allows her agency to monitor bee populations and prevent diseases that can decimate hives. Commercial beekeeper Jim Jones says current regulations help protect ...
Activist beekeepers sue EPA for not moving to restrict neonicotinoids - Genetic Literacy Project
Activist beekeepers sue EPA for not moving to restrict neonicotinoids
Genetic Literacy Project
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. With their livelihoods in the balance, beekeepers have grown frustrated with the EPA's lack of action on neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics ...
Beekeeping Gives Prisoners a Sweeter Future - TakePart
TakePartBeekeeping Gives Prisoners a Sweeter Future
While Patterson learned the practice after his release from prison, a growing number of states have jails and prisons that host beekeeping programs for inmates. Counties in Texas, Florida, Oregon, Washington, and Maryland all boast such classes behind ...
Amateur Beekeepers Encourage Spread of Apiaries - Voice of America
Voice of AmericaAmateur Beekeepers Encourage Spread of Apiaries
Voice of America
They have set up an educational component, teaching the public about beekeeping in the hope of encouraging more people to start their own hives. "You don't have to be a scientist that has a degree in order to teach people and help people learn about ...
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Beekeepers describe challenges facing Cape honeybees - Wicked Local Cape Cod
Wicked Local Cape CodBeekeepers describe challenges facing Cape honeybees
Wicked Local Cape Cod
For Laura Kelley, of Littlefield Landscapes Organic Horticulture in Eastham, and Rebecca Matarazzi, who runs apiaries in Provincetown and Truro, beekeeping is a labor of love. But with it comes the need for “education and common sense,” Matarazzi says.
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HiveLend Seeks to Connect Beekeepers and Farmers Online - Xconomy
HiveLend Seeks to Connect Beekeepers and Farmers Online
He wanted to raise a little extra cash by renting out his hives, but cold-calling farmers and attending beekeeping club meetings proved to be an inefficient and ineffective process. “I'm trying to bring the pollination industry into the 21st century ...