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  1. Beekeeping and Honey Expo planned at Jenny Wiley - The Lane Report

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    Beekeeping and Honey Expo planned at Jenny Wiley
    The Lane Report
    Overall, there are an estimated 115,000-125,000 beekeepers in the U.S., according to honey.com. Most are hobbyists with less than 25 hives. Commercial beekeepers are those with 300 or more hives. The number of U.S. honey bee colonies producing ...
    We May Be On the Outs from the Catastrophic BeemageddonRYOT
    Beekeeper educates public on honeyScience Recorder

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  2. Beekeepers are now 'farmers' in Washington state - WSU News

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    Beekeepers are now 'farmers' in Washington state
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    A new law that defines Washington's commercial beekeepers as farmers will enable the state to better reap the benefits of healthy bee populations while boosting a critical profession, according to a bee expert at Washington State University ...

  3. Nearly 100000 German Beekeepers Demand a Ban on GMOs - Truth-Out

    Nearly 100000 German Beekeepers Demand a Ban on GMOs
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    In wake of all the controversy, the German Beekeepers Association (DIB), which represents almost 100,000 beekeepers, decided to take action by calling for a nationwide ban on GMO cultivation. The news comes from a report published by the German NGO ...

  4. Cleveland County Beekeepers Association to meet today, July 27 - Shelby Star

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    Cleveland County Beekeepers Association to meet today, July 27
    Shelby Star
    The Cleveland County Beekeepers Association will host Steve Padgett at its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. today. Padgett, Director of the Small Business Center at Cleveland County Community College, will present a program about organizing an apiary into ...

  5. Young Helsinki beekeepers tend to urban hives - YLE News

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    Young Helsinki beekeepers tend to urban hives
    YLE News
    "Five years ago the average age of beekeepers was around 60 years, but young people are actively bringing that number down," says Merja-Riitta Laurila from the Stadin tarhaajat beekeeping association. "The boom is tied to an interest in urban farming.".

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  6. More Than Honey: Beekeeping on the Cape - WCAI

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    More Than Honey: Beekeeping on the Cape
    WCAI
    Because honey is directly tied to nectar, the taste depends on what plants the bees visit. For keepers with a larger operation like Claire Desilets - she's the Secretary at Beekeepers Association - this means the taste of honey can be really different ...

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  7. Athens fire: Two beekeepers arrested - BBC News

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    Athens fire: Two beekeepers arrested
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    Two men have been arrested for accidentally starting a fire that quickly spread on hills near Athens, the city's fire department says. The fire started near Mount Hymettus, on the outskirts of the Greek capital, on Friday, leading to smoke spreading ...

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  8. Seattle urban beekeeping builds a buzz - KOMO News

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    Seattle urban beekeeping builds a buzz
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    Our new series on Urban Homesteads begins with beekeeping and will eventually touch upon other aspects of urban homesteading from chickens to gardening to canning and preserving. The other day I found myself watching bee videos on YouTube. I watched as ...
    Building a Better Mousetrap? How About a Better Beehive?Pioneer News

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  9. Beekeepers To Congregate at Albion College This Weekend - WMUK

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    Beekeepers To Congregate at Albion College This Weekend
    WMUK
    Beekeepers from around the state and country will gather at Albion College today through Saturday for the annual Heartland Apicultural Society Conference. The conference is open to the public, and it's all about beekeeping, with classes for beginners ...

  10. Ohio beekeepers report loss of colonies, more difficulty keeping insects healthy - Times Reporter

    Times Reporter

    Ohio beekeepers report loss of colonies, more difficulty keeping insects healthy
    Times Reporter
    Many Ohio beekeepers have reported losing honeybee colonies during the past year and say that keeping their bees healthy is becoming increasingly difficult. Ray Wirt, president of the Tuscarawas County Beekeepers Association, estimates that local ...

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