Bees & Beekeeping in the News
Is migration strategy a good choice for Wisconsin beekeepers? - NH Voice
NH VoiceIs migration strategy a good choice for Wisconsin beekeepers?
While honey production is sustaining on tiny dairy farms or pops up in cities, most of commercial beekeeping operations of Wisconsin have been talking their bees on the road for months to provide them with the warmth they need and keep them healthy.
USDA scientists and beekeepers swap colonies to better bees
High Plains Journal
Bee-ing nice to bees at Honey Bee Festival
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"Sweet business" of beekeeping helps protect Zimbabwe's forests - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thomson Reuters Foundation"Sweet business" of beekeeping helps protect Zimbabwe's forests
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Beekeeping is also proving an innovative way to protect forests. "As beekeepers we jealously look after the environment because beekeeping depends on good water sources and good forage for pollen," Matinyadze said. "There are lots of trees where my ...
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Urban beekeeping growing: apiarist - Otago Daily Times
Otago Daily TimesUrban beekeeping growing: apiarist
Otago Daily Times
While the risk of disease was not as high as in the past, beekeepers were still keeping a close eye on their hives. The idea of producing home-grown honey was also a popular reason for many hobby beekeepers, alongside contributing to the ecosystem in ...
USDA signs MOU with beekeeping groups - Agri-Pulse
OregonLive.comUSDA signs MOU with beekeeping groups
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016 - USDA has signed an agreement with two major beekeeping organizations to help beekeepers take advantage of the department's conservation programs. The department also said that according to a new review of acreage ...
Why Protecting Pollinators Is Top Of Mind
USDA signs MOU with honey bee organizations to facilitiate partnership
Millions of Dead Bees in DC Send SOS for Pollinators
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Beekeepers Want to Bring Bees to Zagreb - Total Croatia News
Total Croatia NewsBeekeepers Want to Bring Bees to Zagreb
Total Croatia News
Although beekeeping in Zagreb is banned, just like breeding chickens or pigs, the global trend of urban beekeeping could soon dominate the Croatian capital as well. The idea was put forward by a member of the City Assembly Alen Ostojić, who said that ...
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BuzzCloud wants to take the sting out of urban beekeeping with its iBuzzHive - Treehugger
BuzzCloud wants to take the sting out of urban beekeeping with its iBuzzHive
By integrating sensors and a hi-def video camera into a 3D-printed beehive, this project aims to help beekeepers monitor their colonies in a non-invasive way. Unless you've been living under a rock the last few years, you're probably well aware of the ...
Beek Out This Summer at HoneyLove's Natural Beekeeping Conference - Modern Farmer
Modern FarmerBeek Out This Summer at HoneyLove's Natural Beekeeping Conference
“We started the Natural Beekeeping Conference as an alternative to the traditional beekeeping conferences put on for commercial beekeepers,” Chelsea tells Modern Farmer in an email. “There isn't currently a conference for natural beekeepers—especially ...
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The Top 10 Mistakes Most Newbie Beekeepers Make - Modern Farmer
Modern FarmerThe Top 10 Mistakes Most Newbie Beekeepers Make
With so much to learn as a new beekeeper, missteps are as inevitable as bee stings. Yet failures do provide an opportunity for learning. As a beekeeping instructor, I often see the same set of errors over and over again—many of them I made myself as a ...
Busy little bees make hay for WA apiarists
Truck hauls dead bees on tour of country to highlight declines
Protecting Pollinators Around the World
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Can 'backyard beekeepers' solve the bee crisis? - Christian Science Monitor
Christian Science MonitorCan 'backyard beekeepers' solve the bee crisis?
Christian Science Monitor
Although most of the new beekeepers are hobbyists with 10 or fewer colonies, they help fill the gap created by the decline of bee colonies in the wild, Charles Vorisek, the president of the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association, tells The Christian ...
Beekeepers Feel The Sting Of Hives Stolen In California - KQED
KQEDBeekeepers Feel The Sting Of Hives Stolen In California
Between December and March, beekeepers send millions of hives to California to pollinate almond trees. Not all of the hives make it back home. “The number of beehive thefts is increasing,” explains Jay Freeman, a detective with the Butte County Sheriff ...
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