Remembering 99-year old Oliver Petty, Oregon's Oldest Beekeeper - Salem-News.Com
Salem-News.ComRemembering 99-year old Oliver Petty, Oregon's Oldest Beekeeper
“Oliver, in his beekeeping career, had seen things that only we can dream about- thousands of acres of hairy vetch blooming all over the Willamette Valley and other bee forage untouched,” said beekeeper Dirk Olson. At the pinnacle of his career, Oliver ...
Iron Range Earth Fest presentations & workshop • April 26, 2014 - Hometown Focus
Iron Range Earth Fest presentations & workshop • April 26, 2014
The presentation covers how the bee society works and what bees do for our environment, and how to get started in beekeeping, including an overview of resources and costs. Ray Lopez & Tom Long, NE MN Beekeepers Association. 1:45-2:30: GMO Right to ...
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Stillwater family starts a backyard beehive - Stillwater Gazette
Stillwater GazetteStillwater family starts a backyard beehive
When the city council changed the ordinance to allow for beekeeping in 2012, Sand jumped at the chance to have hive of her own. “I have wanted to start a beekeeping hobby for about 15 years,” Sand said. “When I told my son Evan about it, he also got ...
Duchy of Lancaster announces new beekeeping grant - Click Green
Duchy of Lancaster announces new beekeeping grant
“As one of the main hindrances for aspiring beekeepers is the associated start-up cost, we are proposing to offer a Grant to cover the initial cost should any of the Duchy's tenants wish to keep bees. The Grant will cover a beginners beekeeping course ...
Conway students learn the importance of beekeeping - Myhorrynews
Conway students learn the importance of beekeeping
Roper, her sister Jackie and her mom Angie were among a crowd at Collins Park Tuesday learning about the importance of bees from the Blackwater Beekeepers Association. The group held an informational session as part of the Horry County 4-H program ...
A sting in the tale as 200000 bees go under the hammer - Whitby Today
A sting in the tale as 200000 bees go under the hammer
Tony Jefferson, 52, is secretary of Whitby and District Beekeepers' Association and said the sale follows a strong year for the region's bee population. Tony has been keeping bees his entire life and his family own around 60 ... Following last year's ...
Why a bee hive could be a great idea for your garden - Bristol Post
Why a bee hive could be a great idea for your garden
Decked out in his white beekeeping suit, and staring thoughtfully into a cup of tea, David Burn was regaling me with a tale of how he once collected a swarm of wild bees using a vacuum cleaner. The treasurer of the Bristol Branch of the Avon Beekeepers ...
Learning the lifecycle of bees at the Garden Club - Napa Valley Register
Learning the lifecycle of bees at the Garden Club
Napa Valley Register
Instead, about 40 people gathered to hear an informative talk on beekeeping given by Jim Foster from Meadowmont Farm. Foster even brought about a thousand of his subjects into the Garden Room at the Napa County Fairgrounds ... For instance, one member ...
Vermont Beekeeper Loses Half His Bees, Blames Lack of Forage - My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22Vermont Beekeeper Loses Half His Bees, Blames Lack of Forage
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
“There's a lack of forage as farming has changed which is one of my biggest concerns here in Vermont,” explained Mraz. Dairy farmers are switching from hay feed to corn feed, which many times, contains pesticides and fungicides that could be harmful to ...
Loss of Vermont hay fields limits food for bees
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What are Vermont's bees supposed to eat now? - Boston.com
What are Vermont's bees supposed to eat now?
They don't have anything going for them right now,'' said Chas Mraz, who operates Champlain Valley Apiaries, one of the oldest commercial beekeeping operations in Vermont. Mraz's family started their bee business in 1931, and he took over in 2004. Mraz ...
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