Bees & Beekeeping in the News
Victory for Mayan Farmers and Beekeepers over biotech giant Monsanto - The Yucatan Times
The Yucatan TimesVictory for Mayan Farmers and Beekeepers over biotech giant Monsanto
The Yucatan Times
A small group of beekeepers in the Yucatan Peninsula has inflicted a blow on biotech giant Monsanto, which has halted the company's ambitions to plant thousands of hectares of soybeans genetically modified to resist the company's pesticide Roundup.
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California honey production dries up amid record drought; Beekeepers feel the ... - The Republic
The RepublicCalifornia honey production dries up amid record drought; Beekeepers feel the ...
This year their colonies have only produced about 10 percent of the honey they make in a good year, said Brandi, who is vice president of the American Beekeeping Federation. Besides selling honey, beekeepers earn their living from pollinating crops ...
Record drought saps California honey production
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Vermont beekeepers collect liquid gold - Berkshire Eagle
Vermont beekeepers collect liquid gold
There's a lot of terminology associated with beekeeping that comes naturally to the experienced keeper, but not so much to the novice. That's important to know. The class clarified a lot for me." Haar then joined the local Bennington Beekeepers Club ...
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Scientists, beekeepers unite to stop parasitic varroa mite from threatening ... - Yahoo!7 News
Yahoo!7 NewsScientists, beekeepers unite to stop parasitic varroa mite from threatening ...
The Tasmanian Government, CSIRO and beekeepers have teamed up to fight a pest that could threaten Australian food production. The varroa destructor is a parasitic mite that attacks honey bees. Around the world it has already reduced honey bee numbers ...
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App helps beekeepers and growers communicate about pesticide use - Farms.com
App helps beekeepers and growers communicate about pesticide use
Saskatchewan is taking a collaborative approach to deal with bee health issues with the launch of an app that seeks to reduce the likelihood of bee deaths and / or unwanted pesticide residue from drifting onto nearby fields. The program called ...
Beekeeping 101: What a Seasoned Beekeeper Says You Need to Know - KSMU Radio
Beekeeping 101: What a Seasoned Beekeeper Says You Need to Know
Maddox also sells bees to other beekeepers—his focus, he says, is on creating more bees. He has ten hives on this piece of land east of Springfield, and several others are scattered throughout the area. He's pleased to see Springfield pass a ...
Sweet Victory for Mexico Beekeepers as Monsanto Loses GM Permit - Upside Down World
Upside Down WorldSweet Victory for Mexico Beekeepers as Monsanto Loses GM Permit
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The permit authorised Monsanto to plant its seeds in seven states, over more than 253,000 hectares (625,000 acres), despite protests from thousands of Mayan farmers and beekeepers, Greenpeace, the Mexican National Commission for the Knowledge and ...
What To Do With Used Beekeeping Equipment - Mother Earth News
What To Do With Used Beekeeping Equipment
Mother Earth News
Since beekeeping can have some expense involved, it is natural to want to share the resources. It can be a good thing to get used equipment from beekeepers who are ending their operation. However there are also some things to keep in mind. What do you ...
Beekeepers excluded from industry report - Stuff.co.nz
SmallholderBeekeepers excluded from industry report
To rebuild bee colonies devastated by varroa, beekeepers had to try to increase hive numbers, so statistics indicating an overall increase in hive numbers tended to distort the picture. Leahy said there was no doubt the beekeeping industry had grown ...
Beekeepers Told to Adopt New Methods
Taunton Honey Show was the bees' knees
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Small beekeepers holding their own in Virginia - Smith Mountain Eagle
Small beekeepers holding their own in Virginia
Smith Mountain Eagle
... diminished the popularity of beekeeping. The eighth annual survey analyzed answers from beekeepers around the country. Nationally, colony loss for October 2013 to April 2014 treads at 23.6%. The good news for Virginia beekeepers is that the number ...