Beekeepers search for answers as colonies show up damaged after almond ... - Merced Sun-Star
Merced Sun-StarBeekeepers search for answers as colonies show up damaged after almond ...
The damaged colonies are the latest worry in the beekeeping community, which is already struggling to deal with colony collapse disorder, a phenomenon in which beekeepers open hives after pollination and find them empty, with the bees nowhere to be ...
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Oakland a welcome haven to city bees - Contra Costa Times
Oakland a welcome haven to city bees
Contra Costa Times
Some urban beekeepers are motivated by honey. But Almaghafi said he sells beehive kits, which start at $100, to people who "just care about the bees." Beekeeping used to take some convincing. Now, he said, "A lot of people are getting involved. They ...
Bee-ing mindful: Students learn how to move honeymakers into new hives
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Birney Imes: An afternoon with beekeepers - The Commercial Dispatch
Birney Imes: An afternoon with beekeepers
The Commercial Dispatch
They talk, tell stories only beekeepers could understand and participate in exploits devised by their hosts, Watt, Schawee and J.P. Armstrong, a Cajun, who makes his living removing bees from New Orleans' homes. That afternoon a group of them had ...
Hawaii's Kona Coast beckons with a growing food scene to savor - Los Angeles Times
Hawaii's Kona Coast beckons with a growing food scene to savor
Los Angeles Times
We drove west down Keala O Keawe Road to snorkel near Kealakekua Bay, then headed to Big Island Bees, a honey-and-beekeeping museum, factory and shop. Inside the museum were a natural beehive-shaped hive, beekeepers equipment, framed ...
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County's EARTH Center Offers Day of Gardening Programs - TheAlternativePress.com
County's EARTH Center Offers Day of Gardening Programs
Participants in Beginner Beekeeping will learn the basics of establishing a hive on their own property. It has been stated that with the pressures leading up to the recent “Colony Collapse disorder” outbreak, hobbyist beekeepers have made a positive ...
Duchy of Lancaster announces beekeeping grant to combat bee decline - Blue & Green Tomorrow
Duchy of Lancaster announces beekeeping grant to combat bee decline
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Thompson added, “As one of the main hindrances for aspiring beekeepers is the associated start-up cost, we are proposing to offer a grant to cover the initial cost should any of the Duchy's tenants wish to keep bees. “The grant will cover a beginners ...
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Beekeeping in Dallas yields more than just tasty results - Charlotte Observer
Beekeeping in Dallas yields more than just tasty results
“I had seen a couple of programs on TV about bees and beekeeping and then met a couple in my class at the college who were beekeepers. They helped me get started,” he said. After several years of tending the buzzing insects, he said, it's a “fun, but ...
Oregon's Oldest Beekeeper, Gone but Not Forgotten - Salem-News.Com
Salem-News.ComOregon's Oldest Beekeeper, Gone but Not Forgotten
“Oliver, in his beekeeping career, had seen things that only we can dream about- thousands of acres of hairy vetch blooming all over the Willamette Valley and other bee forage untouched,” said beekeeper Dirk Olson. At the pinnacle of his career, Oliver ...
Conway students learn the importance of beekeeping - Myhorrynews
Conway students learn the importance of beekeeping
Roper, her sister Jackie and her mom Angie were among a crowd at Collins Park Tuesday learning about the importance of bees from the Blackwater Beekeepers Association. The group held an informational session as part of the Horry County 4-H program ...
Vermont Beekeeper Loses Half His Bees, Blames Lack of Forage - My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22Vermont Beekeeper Loses Half His Bees, Blames Lack of Forage
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
“There's a lack of forage as farming has changed which is one of my biggest concerns here in Vermont,” explained Mraz. Dairy farmers are switching from hay feed to corn feed, which many times, contains pesticides and fungicides that could be harmful to ...
Loss of Vermont hay fields limits food for bees
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