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Commercial beekeepers must adjust as honey production slows - Cronkite News
Cronkite NewsCommercial beekeepers must adjust as honey production slows
Moore started the Phoenix Beekeepers Club, which offers beekeeping classes as well as beginner beekeeper support. While Honey Hive Farms has been successful, Moore said he wants to scale back from owning 400 hives to something more manageable.
2014 honey year wasn't so sweet
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Turkey: Beekeepers to get bear insurance - BBC News
BBC NewsTurkey: Beekeepers to get bear insurance
Beekeepers in the country have been dealing with the financial burden of bears destroying their hives for years, but now they'll be reimbursed by a government-supported scheme, the Anadolu news agency reports. "No matter what they did, bears were able ...
Flow Hive creates a buzz among beekeepers - Farm and Dairy
Flow Hive creates a buzz among beekeepers
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Traditional beekeeping involves cracking and pulling apart the hive to retrieve the honey. After putting on protective gear, beekeepers have to smoke the bees in order to sedate them, then crack the hive open, remove frames and brush the bees off of them.
How Science Can Help Beekeepers Protect Their Colonies - NC State News
How Science Can Help Beekeepers Protect Their Colonies
NC State News
NC State University is home to a program called the Queen & Disease Clinic, which allows beekeepers from anywhere in the U.S. to send in queens or worker bees for analysis. Researchers at NC State can then analyze the bees using sophisticated ...
'Bee school' prepares attendees for beekeeping journey - Mountain Xpress
Mountain Xpress'Bee school' prepares attendees for beekeeping journey
Basic Beekeepers School, or bee school, offers an opportunity for those interested in starting their own backyard beehives to understand the challenges and rewards associated with beekeeping. Photo courtesy of the Center for Honeybee Research.
Event arms beekeepers with tools needed to succeed
Apiarists talk about creating a better industry from honey to the bee
US Bee Industry Plagued By Numerous Problems: Apiarists Contemplating ...
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UW-RF testing regional sustainable beekeeping model - Eau Claire Country Today
Eau Claire Country TodayUW-RF testing regional sustainable beekeeping model
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Wisconsin beekeepers produce almost 4.5 million pounds of honey with an estimated value of $9 million. However, honey production is only part of the benefit bees provide to the state. Pollination services also play a critical role in supporting other ...
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Honey on Tap: Why Beekeeping Will Never be the Same - Nature World News
Nature World NewsHoney on Tap: Why Beekeeping Will Never be the Same
Nature World News
An Australian father-son pair recently put their minds together to birth an invention that may very well change how beekeeping is done forever. Called the Flow Hive, this revolutionary beehive puts fresh honey literally on tap, reducing labor for ...
Indiegogo's new crowdfunding record: $5.3M and counting for a smart ...
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Washington beekeepers lobby for lower taxes, more forage - Capital Press
Capital PressWashington beekeepers lobby for lower taxes, more forage
OLYMPIA — Full-time beekeepers and hobbyist apiarists were on the Capitol Campus Thursday to draw attention to the plight of the honeybee. The good news, according to Central Washington beekeeper Tim Hiatt, is that only alarmists think honeybees will ...
DIY Beekeeping: Download and print a smart beehive kit - Treehugger
TreehuggerDIY Beekeeping: Download and print a smart beehive kit
Finding the answers to bee decline might come from a collaboration between citizen scientists, hobbyist beekeepers, and data scientists, and Open Source Beehives (OSBH) believes that open source beekeeping hardware is one place to start.
Preparing for Spring Beekeeping - Mother Earth News
Mother Earth NewsPreparing for Spring Beekeeping
Mother Earth News
With beekeeping becoming more and more popular, supply companies and even local beekeepers often sell out early. In our apiary, we tend to replace any hives we lose over the winter by doing splits from our stronger hives, and adding a purchased queen.