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  1. Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Fox Chapel, the bucolic suburban enclave, is home to CEOs and surgeons and now several queens, thanks to Bill Bookwalter. Nearly nine years ago, the UPMC brain surgeon took up beekeeping as a way to relax. Today, he has hives scattered throughout ...

  2. Hobbyists face large demand for local honey - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

    Hobbyists face large demand for local honey
    San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
    There are fewer than 2,000 commercial beekeepers in the United States, Horn said. Factors in that trend include a lack of support and security in the beekeeping profession, she said. Commercial beekeepers tend to be those who will rent hives to ...

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  3. Help for honeybee colonies comes from Russia with buzz - Press Herald

    Press Herald

    Help for honeybee colonies comes from Russia with buzz
    Press Herald
    When the beekeepers began using chemicals against the mites, Conlon said, they deviated from thousands of years of beekeeping tradition that used natural selection and selective breeding to strengthen bees against diseases, weather and pests.

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  4. To bee or not to bee - North Platte Telegraph

    North Platte Telegraph

    To bee or not to bee
    North Platte Telegraph
    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 ...

  5. Deerfield beekeeper combat parasitic mite - CT Post

    CT Post

    Deerfield beekeeper combat parasitic mite
    CT Post
    When the beekeepers began using chemicals against the mites, Conlon said, they deviated from thousands of years of beekeeping tradition that used natural selection and selective breeding to strengthen bees against diseases, weather and pests.

  6. Home and garden events for Oct. 19-25 - Richmond Times-Dispatch

    Home and garden events for Oct. 19-25
    Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Introduction to Beekeeping: Ashland Beekeepers Association class takes place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (check in at 8:30) Saturday in the Listening Room at Ashland Coffee & Tea, 100 N. Railroad Ave., Ashland. Fee includes book “Beekeeping Basics” and lunch. $30 ...

  7. Maine Beekeepers Gather For Annual Meeting - WABI

    Maine Beekeepers Gather For Annual Meeting
    WABI
    There were various presentations by speakers, including Dr. Dewey Caron, who has researched bees for more than 43 years. Whether people are commercial or backyard beekeepers, the president of the association says beekeeping in general plays an ...

  8. Guest column: The Beez Kneez helps kids understand the bees' needs - Minneapolis Star Tribune

    Minneapolis Star Tribune

    Guest column: The Beez Kneez helps kids understand the bees' needs
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Anyone interested in learning how to become a beekeeper can take a short course at the University of Minnesota in beekeeping in northern climates. For more information, go to www.beelab.umn.edu. For more information about the Beez Kneez, go to ...

  9. Beekeeping on the rise in urban areas - Albany Times Union

    Albany Times Union

    Beekeeping on the rise in urban areas
    Albany Times Union
    The result is that unless you live in a deed-restricted neighborhood or have rules set up by a neighborhood association, it is now possible for you to become a backyard beekeeper. "The thinking was by allowing beekeeping in more places, there would be ...
    Beekeepers expanding in Florida after 2012 law that outlawed local bansGreenfield Daily Reporter

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  10. The buzz at Rhode Island College is about the school's Bee Education Center - The Providence Journal

    The Providence Journal

    The buzz at Rhode Island College is about the school's Bee Education Center
    The Providence Journal
    It all began when professor emeritus Carolyn Lobban, who was active with the Rhode Island Beekeepers Association, suggested to the college's president, Nancy Carriuolo, that the college establish an apiary. Doing so, she said, would raise awareness of ...