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  1. Commercial beekeepers must adjust as honey production slows - Cronkite News

    Cronkite News

    Commercial beekeepers must adjust as honey production slows
    Cronkite News
    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 sweetEau Claire Country Today

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  2. Turkey: Beekeepers to get bear insurance - BBC News

    BBC News

    Turkey: Beekeepers to get bear insurance
    BBC News
    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 ...

  3. Flow Hive creates a buzz among beekeepers - Farm and Dairy

    Flow Hive creates a buzz among beekeepers
    Farm and Dairy
    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.

  4. 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 ...

  5. 'Bee school' prepares attendees for beekeeping journey - Mountain Xpress

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    'Bee school' prepares attendees for beekeeping journey
    Mountain Xpress
    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 succeedAgri News
    Apiarists talk about creating a better industry from honey to the beeABC Online
    US Bee Industry Plagued By Numerous Problems: Apiarists Contemplating ...Tech Times
    MarylandReporter.com
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  6. UW-RF testing regional sustainable beekeeping model - Eau Claire Country Today

    Eau Claire Country Today

    UW-RF testing regional sustainable beekeeping model
    Eau Claire Country Today
    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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  7. Honey on Tap: Why Beekeeping Will Never be the Same - Nature World News

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    Honey on Tap: Why Beekeeping Will Never be the Same
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    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 ...VentureBeat

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  8. Washington beekeepers lobby for lower taxes, more forage - Capital Press

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    Washington beekeepers lobby for lower taxes, more forage
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    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 ...

  9. DIY Beekeeping: Download and print a smart beehive kit - Treehugger

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    DIY Beekeeping: Download and print a smart beehive kit
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    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.

  10. Preparing for Spring Beekeeping - Mother Earth News

    Mother Earth News

    Preparing 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.