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US & World Beekeeping News

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  2. Curious burg: Beekeeping
    A desire to contribute to the strength of the local ecosystem was part of the motivation for local backyard-beekeepers Jessica Kost and her roommate Abby Davis to start keeping bees in their backyard in New Cumberland. As gardeners, adding a beehive ...

  3. Mennonite World Review

    Beekeepers learn about caring for creation, community
    Mennonite World Review
    NEWTON, Kan. — Two co-workers at Mennonite Mission Network have discovered that even with a full-time “city job,” beekeeping is a great way to keep the boy on the farm. Several years ago, when former farm boys Ken Regier and Ryan Goertzen-Regier ...

  4. Extension beekeeping expert recognized by apiary society
    High Plains Journal
    Jon Zawislak, extension entomologist and apiary expert for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will receive the Roger A. Morse Award at the annual conference of the Eastern Apicultural Society this year. The award recognizes ...

  5. Atlas Obscura

    Ancient Beekeeping Museum
    Atlas Obscura
    The villagers in Musteika raise bees that are native to the region in a more natural way than most modern beekeepers. They hollow out pine trees—which are in plentiful supply within the forest—so the bees can construct their hives as they would ...

  6. Treehugger

    This back-to-nature hobby has everyone buzzing
    Once a niche profession or eccentric hobby, beekeeping has made gigantic leaps in the national consciousness as an analog practice worth returning to. It's tough to say what brought beekeeping to the cultural zeitgeist, but with Williams Sonoma selling ...

  7. Follow the flowers: On the hunt with nomadic beekeepers in Vietnam
    VnExpress International
    “It's also the best time for beekeeping.” Nguyen Van Chien, 64, a nomadic beekeeper from the Central Province of Quang Nam. In the hunt for genuinely natural honey, Chien and his workers travelled hundred miles with the bees from the central province ...

  8. Agri News

    Bee smart
    Agri News
    Successful beekeepers inspect their hives regularly for bee health, pests, feeding and honey production, Stoller said. There often are cases of arthritis, repetitive motion injuries, back injuries and musculoskeletal issues caused from the activity ...

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  9. Fast Company

    This Easy-To-Use Beehive Is Bringing Honey To Backyards
    Fast Company
    The second iteration of the popular Flow Hive is a huge hit, as people look to help bees and connect more to their food–without having to wear a suit to get the honey.

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  10. The Yucatan Times

    Looking for an entrepreneurial activity in Yucatan? Try Beekeeping!
    The Yucatan Times
    “Promoting the consumption and production of honey are two of the most important objectives of the program “I am a Beekeeper for a Day” (Soy apicultor por un dia), that was promoted during the Expocampo 2018″, explained Nelli Ortiz Vázquez, director ...

  11. ABC Local

    Why do some Sydney councils encourage urban beekeeping but avoid handling complaints?
    ABC Local
    Beekeeping complaints in 2017. 119 total complaints from July 1 to December 31 2017 — a slight increase on 2016; 70 nuisance bee complaints; 34 general complaints; 5 abandoned hive complaints; 10 disease identification complaints. If there's an ...