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  1. Not so sweet: 250000 honey bees stolen in Iredell - Statesville Record & Landmark


    Not so sweet: 250000 honey bees stolen in Iredell
    Statesville Record & Landmark
    Cloninger said wild bee populations have died off, which makes bees owned by beekeepers more valuable and the likely reason for the theft. Beekeeping also has high startup costs and low revenue, which may also motivate a theft, he added. Cloninger ...

  2. The Buzz on Beekeeping at 2017 Geneva Bee Conference - Story - My Twin Tiers.com


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    The Buzz on Beekeeping at 2017 Geneva Bee Conference - Story
    My Twin Tiers.com
    Bees may scare people but they need your help. Hundreds gathered for the Annual Bee Conference in Geneva Saturday.
    Beekeeping 101: Quick Guide To Starting A Hive - The InquisitrThe Inquisitr

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  3. 'It's been a hard winter' for the bees | Northumberland Today - Northumberland Today


    Northumberland Today

    'It's been a hard winter' for the bees | Northumberland Today
    Northumberland Today
    Winter kill is afflicting whole hives of honey bees like those in Colborne resident Mandy Martin's backyard. VALERIE MACDONALD/Northumberland Today.

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  4. Norwich English professor has a sweet hobby on the side — The ... - The Norwich Guidon


    The Norwich Guidon

    Norwich English professor has a sweet hobby on the side — The...
    The Norwich Guidon
    Professor Patricia J. Ferreira is a world literature professor at Norwich University, but in her spare time, she has a fascinating second profession, as a beekeeper ...
    Life | Westminster Colorado | Westminsterwindow.comThe Westminster Window
    A honey of a hobby: Backyard beekeepers creating a buzzGolden Transcript
    Are rooftop beehives just a brand buzz exercise for companies?The Conversation UK

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  5. Less bees buzzing could lead to problems - WCYB


    WCYB

    Less bees buzzing could lead to problems
    WCYB
    "Statewide this year we're going to probably experience a 70% honeybee loss, which means out of every 100 bees in the state, 70 of them will not make it through the winter," Beekeeper Joe Pollick said. "It's wildly concerning. They pollinate so many ...

  6. Study 'Pollinators, Beekeeping, and Products From the Hive' at Sterling College - vtdigger.org


    Study 'Pollinators, Beekeeping, and Products From the Hive' at Sterling College
    vtdigger.org
    Conrad is the author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture (second edition, Chelsea Green, 2013) and a former president of the Vermont Beekeeper's Association. His human-scale beekeeping business Dancing Bee Gardens ...

  7. Neenah considering new beekeeping ordinance | WLUK - Fox11online.com


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    Neenah considering new beekeeping ordinance | WLUK
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    NEENAH (WLUK) -- For some, keeping bees is an enjoyable hobby.Wayne Gerdts, owner of Honey Bee Ware, said, To me it's comforting just to watch what ...

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  8. New class offers master beekeeper certification | Murphysboro ... - The Southern


    The Southern

    New class offers master beekeeper certification | Murphysboro...
    The Southern
    MURPHYSBORO — Local bee enthusiasts will soon be able to expand their horizons with a unique opportunity offered through the University of Illinois ...
    North Devon course and open day for budding beekeepers - What's...North Devon Gazette

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  9. The how and why of beekeeping - Oroville Mercury Register - Oroville Mercury Register


    The how and why of beekeeping - Oroville Mercury Register
    Oroville Mercury Register
    There are a lot of good reasons to have a few hives of honey bees around. For garden and orchard crops, honey bees provide the necessary pollination so ...

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  10. Bees are dying -- what can we do about it? - CNN.com - CNN


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    Bees are dying -- what can we do about it? - CNN.com
    CNN
    If you're a beekeeper, farmer or consumer you have something to lose if bees disappear -- and a significant role to play in their survival.
    Local beekeepers encourage others to take up the hobby - WJHG.comWJHG-TV

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