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  2. UNL Bee Lab to offer course for beginner beekeepers - Daily Nebraskan


    Daily Nebraskan

    UNL Bee Lab to offer course for beginner beekeepers
    Daily Nebraskan
    An introductory-level beekeeping class will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, in an effort to educate people about raising honey bees. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the August N. Christenson Agricultural Research and Education Building ...

  3. Vermont bill seeks to ban pesticides blamed for killing bee colonies - The Keene Sentinel


    The Keene Sentinel

    Vermont bill seeks to ban pesticides blamed for killing bee colonies
    The Keene Sentinel
    T he most widely-used class of pesticides in the country may be banned for home use in Vermont, if a bill aimed at protecting the state's pollinators becomes law. The bill, H.688, under consideration by the House Agriculture Committee earlier this week ...

  4. Residential beekeeping in Fullerton gets support from City Council - OCRegister


    OCRegister

    Residential beekeeping in Fullerton gets support from City Council
    OCRegister
    In a 4-1 vote, with Councilman Greg Sebourn opposed, the Fullerton City Council moved Tuesday, Feb. 20, to allow residential beekeeping, following nearly two years of discussion – that's six generations in bee time, if you'd prefer. The council will ...

  5. Beginning beekeeping workshops being offered - Baxter Bulletin


    Baxter Bulletin

    Beginning beekeeping workshops being offered
    Baxter Bulletin
    Beekeeping is rewarding, educational, fun, relaxing, and self-sustaining. The beekeeping products that you will receive will be treasured not only by you and your family, but by friends and neighbors as well. Beekeeping is very enjoyable and ...

  6. Bee hobbyists to help Wisconsin agriculture - WBAY


    WBAY

    Bee hobbyists to help Wisconsin agriculture
    WBAY
    GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) -- Area hobbyists are bit by the beekeeping bug, hoping to maintain a hive of their own. A recent spike in the number of hobbyists will actually help Wisconsin's agriculture. “60 thousand bees in a hive work as one organism, and ...

  7. In the face of threats and pests, Harford beekeepers keep hives buzzing and honey flowing - Baltimore Sun


    Baltimore Sun

    In the face of threats and pests, Harford beekeepers keep hives buzzing and honey flowing
    Baltimore Sun
    During the survey's previous 10 years, the loss hovered around 40 percent. But the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently reported about 2.89 million bee colonies existed in the country as of April 2017 – a 3 percent increase from April 2016. After ...

  8. Northern Colorado Beekeepers plan beginners class - Loveland Reporter-Herald


    Northern Colorado Beekeepers plan beginners class
    Loveland Reporter-Herald
    Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association is taking registrations for its annual Beginning Beekeeping Course in March. The 2018 course consists of two classes, held at 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 9, and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 10 at the Windsor ...

  9. This modular hive system brings beekeeping indoors - Curbed


    Curbed

    This modular hive system brings beekeeping indoors
    Curbed
    ... added benefit of providing bees with an ideal platform for takeoff and landing. The tube has a safety mechanism that instantly snaps closed if it's ever disconnected. The company even has a buzzing Ambassador Program: “We are in the process of ...

  10. Beekeepers seminar kicks off Friday with lecture on bee biology - Tribune-Review


    Beekeepers seminar kicks off Friday with lecture on bee biology
    Tribune-Review
    The annual Western Pennsylvania Beekeeping Seminar kicks off Friday night with a lecture about bee biology adaptations at Gateway High School's auditorium. “Some people might think that sounds boring, but if you're in to bees, it's very interesting ...

  11. Beekeeper gets buzz out of teaching others - The West Australian


    The West Australian

    Beekeeper gets buzz out of teaching others
    The West Australian
    A growing interest in amateur beekeeping has spurred Central Regional TAFE — Kalgoorlie Campus to team up with local apiarist Jerry Venter to put on two backyard beekeeping courses. TAFE — Kalgoorlie Campus marketing and communications co-ordinator ...