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  1. Honeybee Decline: Tiny Parasites May be to Blame by Infecting Larvae - Nature World News

    Nature World News

    Honeybee Decline: Tiny Parasites May be to Blame by Infecting Larvae
    Nature World News
    While the exact cause is unknown, scientists have speculated that pesticides, pathogens, mites and certain beekeeping practices have all contributed to this decline. Nosema ceranae, a kind of fungal pathogen spread by spores, is also implicated in CCD ...
    Tiny parasite may contribute to declines in honey bee colonies by infecting larvae(e) Science News (press release) (registration)

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  2. EPA planning pesticide-free zones for bees - CBS News

    CBS News

    EPA planning pesticide-free zones for bees
    CBS News
    The EPA proposal doesn't apply to residential pesticide use, nor home beekeeping. This is just for areas where professional beekeepers haul in their hives. These trucked-around hives now account for about 90 percent of honeybees in the U.S., according ...

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  3. Grading The President's Strategy To Promote Bee Health - Science 2.0

    Science 2.0

    Grading The President's Strategy To Promote Bee Health
    Science 2.0
    Beekeepers surveyed reported losing over 40% of honey bee colonies(2), which sounds like a lot, but what does it really mean? Much of those deaths are expected and natural - a lot of bees die in the winter - and beekeeping has become a fad, so there ...

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  4. Thousands of busy new residents swarm into Sandy Springs - MyFox Atlanta

    MyFox Atlanta

    Thousands of busy new residents swarm into Sandy Springs
    MyFox Atlanta
    The hive was put in thanks to Mayor Rusty Paul and his Urban Beekeeping initiative. Paul is a lifelong beekeeper, having learned from his grandfather while still a young boy in Alabama. Paul says the hive will be used for education programs, to teach ...

  5. Almost half honey bees die - Agri-View

    Bristol Post

    Almost half honey bees die
    Agri-View
    Losses reported by backyard beekeepers — those who manage fewer than 50 colonies — were attributed mainly to the varroa mite, a parasite that easily spreads between colonies. The causes for losses in commercial beekeeping operations are not as clear.
    Buzz killMissoula Independent
    A honey of a hobbyVentura County Reporter
    North Somerset beekeeper Garry Packer explains the buzz about beesBristol Post

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  6. Gardener's Guide - The Register-Guard

    Gardener's Guide
    The Register-Guard
    541-998-6503. Lane County Beekeepers Association, 7:30 p.m., third Tuesday of month (except December), Trinity Methodist Church, 440 Maxwell Road, Eugene. Nonprofit organization dedicated to bees and beekeeping. Meetings free and open to public.

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  7. Local beekeeper hopes bee habitat grant will keep the industry buzzing - News8000.com - WKBT

    Local beekeeper hopes bee habitat grant will keep the industry buzzing
    News8000.com - WKBT
    Sharp said the increase use of pesticides and insecticides is doing more harm than good to the beekeeping industry. “Now we are grasping it is killing all insects not just the select few you were hoping to get,” said Sharp. And without natural ...

  8. Burger & Bar Competition - Salt Lake City Weekly

    Salt Lake City Weekly

    Burger & Bar Competition
    Salt Lake City Weekly
    On Saturday, June 6, Slow Food Utah (SlowFoodUtah.org) will present the fifth annual Honeybee Festival, bringing together local beekeepers, artisans and enthusiasts alike to celebrate the honeybee. The event will be held at the Sorenson Unity Center ...

  9. Community news: Summer camps - The Herald

    Community news: Summer camps
    The Herald
    Campers will learn the basics of beekeeping, bee's jobs in the colony including how pollination takes place, the parts of the hive, the equipment beekeepers use, and how honey is extracted. Campers will receive resources to take home and a sample of ...

  10. Honeybees in peril, national strategy to save them pursued - Bowling Green Daily News

    Bowling Green Daily News

    Honeybees in peril, national strategy to save them pursued
    Bowling Green Daily News
    The state beekeeping association president said Kentucky is holding its own in the battle to keep bees alive. Beekeepers are eligible to apply to the USDA for financial assistance when they lose their bees, but Benham said the reimbursement only ...

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