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Spectrum NewsConservationists use urban beekeeping to tackle diminishing population
For the most part, though, they are perfectly adapted to winter in our climate. There are other factors that threaten the bee's chances of winter survival more directly, like the varroa mite and other parasites, colony health (they can get viruses just ...
IANR News (press release)Nebraska Extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops
IANR News (press release)
Those interested in learning about how to keep honey bees are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's introductory beekeeping workshops. The first of a two-part workshop will be held on Jan. 20 at the West Central Research and Extension Center ...
- Buzz off: hive thieves cashing in on thriving beekeeping market
New figures show that hundreds of thousands of bees have been taken from apiaries across England and Wales since 2011. Queen bees of certain strains can fetch up to £180, fuelling speculation that the price tag has motivated the surge in thefts. Martin ...
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Hotelier Middle EastArab Beekeeping Organisation set to launch in Abu Dhabi
Hotelier Middle East
The first independent entity dedicated to beekeepers and honey production workers in the Arab world, will debut on February 5. Arab Beekeeping Organisation, the first independent entity dedicated to beekeepers and honey production workers in the Arab ...
Farm FuturesFDA to Beekeepers: Watch Those Antibiotics
Infectious Disease Special Edition
Beekeepers and veterinarians need to pay attention to their use of antibiotic drugs in bees, according to the FDA. The agency released recommendations for the use of antimicrobial drugs in bees. The document, in question-and-answer form, aims to assist ...
A pesticide ban is necessary to protect our essential bee population - but it is not enough
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Ecological beekeeping and the use of natural insulating material with the functions of moisture absorption and ... - Cordis News
Cordis NewsEcological beekeeping and the use of natural insulating material with the functions of moisture absorption and...
So, how we can use this valuable plant in beekeeping? In beekeeping, dry sphagnum is successfully used as a pillow filler, which serves as a heat-insulating element in the summer and especially in winter. In summer, the pillow insulates the bee's nest ...
- Maine Is Looking for a Few Good Beekeepers
U.S. News & World Report
FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is looking to train the next generation of Maine beekeepers. The cooperative extension is offering beginning beekeeping courses and workshops on honeybee diseases, swarm management ...
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- Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association plans January meeting
My Windsor Now
The Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association's January membership meeting is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the McKee Building of the Larimer County Ranch complex, 5280 Arena Circle in Loveland. According to a news release from NCBA, the meeting ...
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Radio New ZealandPush for tighter rules for selling bees on Trade Me
Radio New Zealand
The number of registered hives has doubled in the past five years - from 400,000 to 800,000 - as more people take up beekeeping as a hobby. By law, beekeepers and their hives must be registered. One of the reasons behind that is so that the hives can ...
The Bee Corp., an agriculture tech startup, launches QGPS security service for beekeepers - IU Newsroom
IU NewsroomThe Bee Corp., an agriculture tech startup, launches QGPS security service for beekeepers
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- During the year, commercial beekeepers migrate their hives around the nation to provide pollination services to farmers. But the number of beehive thefts has risen in recent years, including more than 1,700 hives stolen in ...