Honeybee Decline: Tiny Parasites May be to Blame by Infecting Larvae - Nature World News
Nature World NewsHoneybee Decline: Tiny Parasites May be to Blame by Infecting Larvae
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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
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EPA planning pesticide-free zones for bees - CBS News
CBS NewsEPA planning pesticide-free zones for bees
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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Grading The President's Strategy To Promote Bee Health - Science 2.0
Science 2.0Grading The President's Strategy To Promote Bee Health
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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Thousands of busy new residents swarm into Sandy Springs - MyFox Atlanta
MyFox AtlantaThousands of busy new residents swarm into Sandy Springs
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 ...
Almost half honey bees die - Agri-View
Bristol PostAlmost half honey bees die
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.
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North Somerset beekeeper Garry Packer explains the buzz about bees
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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
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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 ...
Burger & Bar Competition - Salt Lake City Weekly
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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 ...
Community news: Summer camps - The Herald
Community news: Summer camps
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 ...
Honeybees in peril, national strategy to save them pursued - Bowling Green Daily News
Bowling Green Daily NewsHoneybees in peril, national strategy to save them pursued
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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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