Bees & Beekeeping in the News
Beekeeping Long Illegal in New Bedford - ecoRI news
ecoRI newsBeekeeping Long Illegal in New Bedford
“There's been a tremendous interest in beekeeping as a hobby,” said Rick Reault, president of the Massachusetts Beekeepers Association. “Because of heightened awareness of colony collapse disorder, Massachusetts has been getting about 1,000 new ...
Western Md. inmates harvest honey, learn beekeeping - The Republic
Western Md. inmates harvest honey, learn beekeeping
"Our main goal is to train inmates to maybe become beekeepers when they get out of prison," Golden said. The other goal is to help increase the honey bee population, which has been devastated by pesticides on plants and weeds, he said. Neikirk said ...
Florida Citrus Growers, Beekeepers a Model for the Nation - Southeast AgNet
Florida Citrus Growers, Beekeepers a Model for the Nation
“Beekeeping and crop production are both important parts of agriculture, and one industry can't thrive without the other,” said Commissioner Putnam. “It is exciting to see beekeepers and growers working together in Florida to solve common problems, and ...
Victory for Mayan Farmers and Beekeepers over biotech giant Monsanto - The Yucatan Times
The Yucatan TimesVictory for Mayan Farmers and Beekeepers over biotech giant Monsanto
The Yucatan Times
A small group of beekeepers in the Yucatan Peninsula has inflicted a blow on biotech giant Monsanto, which has halted the company's ambitions to plant thousands of hectares of soybeans genetically modified to resist the company's pesticide Roundup.
California honey production dries up amid record drought; Beekeepers feel the ... - The Republic
The RepublicCalifornia honey production dries up amid record drought; Beekeepers feel the ...
This year their colonies have only produced about 10 percent of the honey they make in a good year, said Brandi, who is vice president of the American Beekeeping Federation. Besides selling honey, beekeepers earn their living from pollinating crops ...
California drought stings bees, honey supplies
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Beekeepers buzzing for new honey standards - The Hill
Beekeepers buzzing for new honey standards
“Without these rules, consumers could conceivably buy honey that's not really honey,” said Gene Brandi, vice president of the American Beekeeping Federation. “We just want to make sure that the consumers are getting a pure product, so there's no ...
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App helps beekeepers and growers communicate about pesticide use - Farms.com
App helps beekeepers and growers communicate about pesticide use
Saskatchewan is taking a collaborative approach to deal with bee health issues with the launch of an app that seeks to reduce the likelihood of bee deaths and / or unwanted pesticide residue from drifting onto nearby fields. The program called ...
Beekeeping 101: What a Seasoned Beekeeper Says You Need to Know - KSMU Radio
Beekeeping 101: What a Seasoned Beekeeper Says You Need to Know
Maddox also sells bees to other beekeepers—his focus, he says, is on creating more bees. He has ten hives on this piece of land east of Springfield, and several others are scattered throughout the area. He's pleased to see Springfield pass a ...
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What To Do With Used Beekeeping Equipment - Mother Earth News
What To Do With Used Beekeeping Equipment
Mother Earth News
Since beekeeping can have some expense involved, it is natural to want to share the resources. It can be a good thing to get used equipment from beekeepers who are ending their operation. However there are also some things to keep in mind. What do you ...
Beekeepers excluded from industry report - Stuff.co.nz
SmallholderBeekeepers excluded from industry report
To rebuild bee colonies devastated by varroa, beekeepers had to try to increase hive numbers, so statistics indicating an overall increase in hive numbers tended to distort the picture. Leahy said there was no doubt the beekeeping industry had grown ...
Beekeepers Told to Adopt New Methods
Taunton Honey Show was the bees' knees
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