Bees & Beekeeping in the News
The buzz on Aberdeen apiarists' pursuit of new members - STV Aberdeen
STV AberdeenThe buzz on Aberdeen apiarists' pursuit of new members
There are still plenty of beekeepers who devote countless hours to maintaining a buzz within their apiaries to ensure that honey keeps arriving on our breakfast tables. But even these stalwart men and women are under pressure to find the next ...
T&A grant helps give youngsters the beekeeping bug with schools project - Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Bradford Telegraph and ArgusT&A grant helps give youngsters the beekeeping bug with schools project
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
According to the British Beekeepers Association, 70 crops in the UK are dependent on, or benefit from, visits from bees. Bees pollinate flowers of many plants which become part of the feed of farm animals. They have an economic value too, generating ...
Beginning beekeeping course offered - Clay Today Online
Beginning beekeeping course offered
Clay Today Online
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – The North East Florida Honeybee Association meets is offering a Fall Beginning Beekeeping Short Course at the Clay County Agricultural Center, 2463 State Rd. 16W in Green Cove Springs on Sept. 20 at 10 a.m.. There is a ...
Small beekeepers holding their own in Virginia - Smith Mountain Eagle
Small beekeepers holding their own in Virginia
Smith Mountain Eagle
... higher than the national average. The bleak outlook has not diminished the popularity of beekeeping. The eighth annual survey analyzed answers from beekeepers around the country. Nationally, colony loss for October 2013 to April 2014 treads at 23.6%.
AgriLife Extension program Sept. 18 will give 'buzz' on beekeeping basics - AgriLife Today
AgriLife TodayAgriLife Extension program Sept. 18 will give 'buzz' on beekeeping basics
“The number of calls coming into the office related to bees in general is staggering,” said Sam Womble, AgriLife Extension agent for Bandera County. “And now that individuals can obtain agricultural valuation from beekeeping, that adds another ...
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Somerton beekeepers to host Somerset County Show in Long Sutton this ... - Western Gazette
Somerton beekeepers to host Somerset County Show in Long Sutton this ...
THE Somerton Division of Beekeepers is hosting the Somerset County Honey Show alongside its own annual event. The combined show will be taking place on Saturday, September 20, at Long Sutton Village Hall, between 1pm and 5pm. Admission is free.
Backyard beekeepers buzz up a swarm of pollination, honey - Quoddy Tides
Backyard beekeepers buzz up a swarm of pollination, honey
Baldauski has been beekeeping since 1997 as an effort to increase pollination when she learned that wild bee populations were in decline. She was located near Augusta at the time, learned from some neighbors and kept seven hives on a small farm.
Texas jail program trains inmates to become beekeepers - CorrectionsOne
Texas jail program trains inmates to become beekeepers
Inmates enrolled in the program learn how to tend to local beehives through on-hands experience. After the 120-hour training, inmates are certified to work as beekeepers and are even offered jobs with beekeeping organizations around the area.
Artist combines art with beekeeping in living polyhedral beehive sculptures - Treehugger
TreehuggerArtist combines art with beekeeping in living polyhedral beehive sculptures
It's been said that beekeeping is an art, treading a fine balance between knowledge of bee behaviour and the cycles of development of local plant life. Beijing-based Chinese artist and beekeeper Ren Ri combines this art with a mathematical bent ...
Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh - 90.5 WESA
Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh
Two years ago we took a look at the world of urban farming in Pittsburgh, with a focus on beekeeping in particular. As in many cities, those who want to build apiaries in Pittsburgh have had to jump through various bureaucratic hoops and deal with the ...
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