Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper
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 ...
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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Help for honeybee colonies comes from Russia with buzz - Press Herald
Press HeraldHelp for honeybee colonies comes from Russia with buzz
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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To bee or not to bee - North Platte Telegraph
North Platte TelegraphTo 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 ...
- Deerfield beekeeper combat parasitic mite - CT Post
Home and garden events for Oct. 19-25 - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Home and garden events for Oct. 19-25
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 ...
Maine Beekeepers Gather For Annual Meeting - WABI
Maine Beekeepers Gather For Annual Meeting
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 ...
Guest column: The Beez Kneez helps kids understand the bees' needs - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minneapolis Star TribuneGuest 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 ...
Beekeeping on the rise in urban areas - Albany Times Union
Albany Times UnionBeekeeping 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 bans
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The buzz at Rhode Island College is about the school's Bee Education Center - The Providence Journal
The Providence JournalThe 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 ...