Kallas Honey sweetens local business - OnMilwaukee.com
OnMilwaukee.comKallas Honey sweetens local business
At one time, Kallas had 1,200 bee colonies – a small number compared to the 50,000-70,000 colonies that most commercial beekeepers have today. In 1972, John Kallas retired and the company discontinued beekeeping. "Beekeeping is a lifestyle, you have ...
Reflections: We should give thanks for our elders and their wisdom - Press Herald
Reflections: We should give thanks for our elders and their wisdom
I found out recently that my great-grandfather was a beekeeper who cared for his bees without a smoker, gloves or head veil. Is that who my newfound hobby can be ... So – thanks to my beekeeping great-grandfather and to my great-aunt. Thanks to Rosie ...
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North Platte 12-year-old raising thousands of bees - Fremont Tribune
North Platte 12-year-old raising thousands of bees
In January, he was named one of 10 winners of the competition. Aufdenkamp earned the opportunity to attend a two-day beekeeping class at the West Central Research and Extension Center. He and his dad also traveled to Lincoln to work with professional ...
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Students learn about agriculture through Ag Day event - Circleville Herald (registration)
Circleville Herald (registration)Students learn about agriculture through Ag Day event
Circleville Herald (registration)
Some of the activities included learning about beekeeping; learning how a Christmas tree farm works; wagon and elevator safety; growing soybeans on a necklace; making rope; and what ethanol is. ... Heidi Long, Mennel Milling; Kendra Gabriel, Ohio ...
In Yolo County, YOLO apparently means stealing hives of angry bees - Grist
GristIn Yolo County, YOLO apparently means stealing hives of angry bees
Doing so, he'd violated a code that prevails among most beekeepers. “Most people go into beekeeping because they love bees,“ Tauzer explained. No matter how fierce competition may get among beekeepers, it's understood, he said, “You don't hurt the ...
Behind bars, bees are buzzing - Cecil Whig
Cecil WhigBehind bars, bees are buzzing
Two correctional officers, Cpl. Chuck Neikirk and Lt. Jeff Golden, who are known around the prison as “master beekeepers,” are leading the new beekeeping program at the correctional facility. Neikirk said that the warden approached them about starting ...
Beekeepers Ball is one sweet soiree - Mail Tribune
Beekeepers Ball is one sweet soiree
The Beekeepers Ball kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Imperial Ballroom, 40 N. Front St., Medford. This year's dominant theme is "Sweet as Honey," and the 2014 American Honey Queen, Susannah Austin of Florida, will be at the event. Hosted ...
Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together - DesMoinesRegister.com
Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together
Beekeepers so far have been making up this loss by using remaining colonies to increase their numbers, but many are really suffering economically and may not be ale to continue in the beekeeping business. There have been many independent scientific ...
Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules - Broomfield Enterprise
Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules
Beekeepers also would have to place a source of fresh water near their hives to discourage the bees from searching for water in neighbors' yards, said Kirk Oglesby, Broomfield code compliance manager. Council members did not vote on the issue during ...
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Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council - KOIN.com
Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council
GRESHAM, Ore. (KOIN 6) — In the Portland area, said the president of the Portland Urban beekeepers, about 50% of the hives every year are lost. “So a lot of us are trying to get backyard beekeeping expanded,” president Tim Wessel told KOIN 6 News.