Bee on the lookout as beekeepers convene - Richmond Register
Bee on the lookout as beekeepers convene
Don't forget to keep an eye out this week for beekeepers in the area! Today starts the Eastern Apicultural Society's 2014 Beekeeping Conference at EKU (www.easternapiculture.com), and later this week, the Farm Store will be hosting an exhibit of travel ...
Program aims to increase honey bee populations - Leesburg Today
Program aims to increase honey bee populations
“I should mention that we count a family as a member, but in many of the families both husband and wife (or the significant others) are beekeepers, and a number of them have involved their young children in the beekeeping. So, the number of actual ...
Lyman Wood bee apiary thriving again after 140 years - The Bugle
Lyman Wood bee apiary thriving again after 140 years
According to the journal, Lyman began beekeeping around 1882 “by a stray swarm located on one of their trees.” Lyman's first crop of honey was 75 pounds, and by 1894 he was producing thousands of pounds each season from 70 colonies of bees.
AGRICULTURE: Inland beekeepers getting stung by hive thefts - Press-Enterprise
AGRICULTURE: Inland beekeepers getting stung by hive thefts
Jack Wickerd, a Menifee resident whose family has been in the beekeeping business for many years, said the culprits are coming from inside the industry but they aren't what he considers legitimate beekeepers. “It's ones on the fringes,” he said. “They ...
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Former Dumfries' councilwoman trades politics for sweet life - Inside NoVA
Former Dumfries' councilwoman trades politics for sweet life
Tips from the Littlest Beekeeper.” It's available on Kindle through Amazon for $3.99. Barr's interest in beekeeping grew out of frustration of not being able to find enough local honey for her nephew. She wanted to give him a year's supply as a gift to ...
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Lake Forest beekeeper keeps hives buzzing - Lake Forester
Lake Forest beekeeper keeps hives buzzing
Opening the first hive at Elawa Farm, beekeeper Curt Utterback discovers nobody's home. “You want to see 10,000 bees on a frame,” the Lake Forest resident said. Instead, the beekeeping hobbyist and Elawa volunteer found ants, evidence of mice — they ...
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Ossining Lifts Ban On Beekeeping - The Daily Voice
Ossining Lifts Ban On Beekeeping
The Daily Voice
Trustee Victoria Gearity said she was proud to create the first beekeeping law of its kind in Westchester . "This was a collaborative process engaging community members, area beekeepers, and village employees," Gearity said. "The resulting legislation ...
Rooftop beehive is a first for Manly restaurant Belgrave Cartel - The Daily Telegraph
Rooftop beehive is a first for Manly restaurant Belgrave Cartel
The Daily Telegraph
The 40,0000 European honey bees come from beekeeper Doug Purdie. Mr Purdie and business partner ... Urban Beehive introduced the concept of urban beekeeping at the Manly Food & Wine Festival in May, Mr Purdie said. “We came to Manly for the Food ...
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Beekeeper fighting Racine Co. over zoning laws - WDJT
Beekeeper fighting Racine Co. over zoning laws
Racine County allows beekeeping, but only on agricultural land. Fuller's property is in a quiet, rural community and zoned as residential. "If I felt I was really, truly disobeying a law, I would not do it," Fuller said. "But, I feel there's a lot of ...
Backyard beekeepers buzz up a swarm of pollination, honey - Quoddy Tides
Indian Country Today Media NetworkBackyard beekeepers buzz up a swarm of pollination, honey
The hobby beekeeper may keep one hive, like Bob Costa in Perry or Karen Baldauski in Lubec, or 25 hives such as beekeeper Andrew Dewey in Jonesboro. Baldauski has been beekeeping since 1997 as an effort to increase pollination when she learned ...
In praise of bees and their honey
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Behind the scenes with a beekeeper
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