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  1. Backyard beekeepers buzz up a swarm of pollination, honey - Quoddy Tides

    Indian Country Today Media Network

    Backyard beekeepers buzz up a swarm of pollination, honey
    Quoddy Tides
    Baldauski has been beekeeping since 1997 as an effort to increase pollination when she learned that wild bee populations were in decline. She was located near Augusta at the time, learned from some neighbors and kept seven hives on a small farm.
    Nyack Sketch Log: The Bees and Trees of Hummingbird RanchNyackNewsAndViews
    The buzz on backyard beesABC Online

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  2. AGRICULTURE: Inland beekeepers getting stung by hive thefts - Insurance News Net

    AGRICULTURE: Inland beekeepers getting stung by hive thefts
    Insurance News Net
    Jack Wickerd , a Menifee resident whose family has been in the beekeeping business for many years, said the culprits are coming from inside the industry but they aren't what he considers legitimate beekeepers. "It's ones on the fringes," he said. "They ...

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  3. VIDEO: Raiders ransack Bradford Beekeepers Association charity base - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

    Bradford Telegraph and Argus

    VIDEO: Raiders ransack Bradford Beekeepers Association charity base
    Bradford Telegraph and Argus
    THIEVES ransacked a Bradford apiary and stole valuable equipment and a charity box during an overnight raid. Bradford Beekeepers Association estimates that the cost of making good repairs and replacing stoeln items will cost around £2,000. The group ...

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  4. Texas jail program trains inmates to become beekeepers - CorrectionsOne

    Texas jail program trains inmates to become beekeepers
    CorrectionsOne
    Inmates enrolled in the program learn how to tend to local beehives through on-hands experience. After the 120-hour training, inmates are certified to work as beekeepers and are even offered jobs with beekeeping organizations around the area.

  5. Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting - WSPA.com

    Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting
    WSPA.com
    The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is hosting its annual summer meeting at Clemson University from July 24th through July 26th. The Hendrix ... Clemson University says that over 3,000 South Carolinians are involved in beekeeping. Certification ...

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  6. Beekeepers Buzzing as Study Shows 6 in 10 Ontario Bees Did Not Survive Winter - Am980 London News

    Toronto Star

    Beekeepers Buzzing as Study Shows 6 in 10 Ontario Bees Did Not Survive Winter
    Am980 London News
    An Ontario beekeepers' group is concerned by a new report that says nearly six in 10 of the province's bees didn't survive the winter, a rate three times that of other provinces. The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists survey found that ...
    Cold winter blamed for high bee hive losses in OntarioBetterFarming.com

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  7. Beekeeping bodies uniting voices with merger - Wanganui Chronicle

    Beekeeping bodies uniting voices with merger
    Wanganui Chronicle
    ... on June 24 when an independent facilitator was brought in so the 500 people at the conference could express their views, feelings and frustrations, Allan Richards, president of the southern North Island branch of the National Beekeepers ...

  8. Artist combines art with beekeeping in living polyhedral beehive sculptures - Treehugger

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    Artist combines art with beekeeping in living polyhedral beehive sculptures
    Treehugger
    It's been said that beekeeping is an art, treading a fine balance between knowledge of bee behaviour and the cycles of development of local plant life. Beijing-based Chinese artist and beekeeper Ren Ri combines this art with a mathematical bent ...

  9. Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh - 90.5 WESA

    Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh
    90.5 WESA
    Two years ago we took a look at the world of urban farming in Pittsburgh, with a focus on beekeeping in particular. As in many cities, those who want to build apiaries in Pittsburgh have had to jump through various bureaucratic hoops and deal with the ...

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  10. The bees are dying. So here's how beekeepers are trying to fend off disaster. - Vox

    The bees are dying. So here's how beekeepers are trying to fend off disaster.
    Vox
    But beekeepers have responded each year by working hard to rebuilding their lost colonies. Sometimes this is done by splitting healthy hives into multiple parts and repopulating the new hives with queen bees purchased from commercial breeders.