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  1. Beekeepers Urged To Check Hives For Menacing Mite - WSKG News


    WSKG News

    Beekeepers Urged To Check Hives For Menacing Mite
    WSKG News
    ROCHESTER (WXXI) - The abundance of rain this spring and summer has boosted the growth of local honeybee hives, but a menacing mite is continuing to cause havoc. Experts are urging local beekeepers to check their hives now and every three weeks for ...

  2. A Guide to Beekeeping in Dallas - D Magazine


    D Magazine

    A Guide to Beekeeping in Dallas
    D Magazine
    She teaches five-session classes at the John Bunker Sands Wetlands Center in Seagoville. Her next series will begin in January at $235 for an individual and $150 for a second family member. “There is a great public interest in helping bees and beekeepers.

  3. Starting Thursday, Panhandle Beekeepers Offered August Classes To Help Manage Hives - WFSU


    WFSU

    Starting Thursday, Panhandle Beekeepers Offered August Classes To Help Manage Hives
    WFSU
    As the beekeeping industry grows in Florida, Judy Biss says it's important for beekeepers to learn the science-based best management practices for maintaining their hives. She's part of the Panhandle team of the University of Florida-Institute of Food ...

  4. Project in ND Helping Beekeepers Deal with Bee Stressors - Public News Service


    Public News Service

    Project in ND Helping Beekeepers Deal with Bee Stressors
    Public News Service
    "What we learn from that can help us translate it hopefully to more folks within the Bee Integrated project but also just broadly to the beekeeping and farming communities because ultimately the goal isn't just to have a select set of farmer and ...

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  5. One Dallas Woman's Journey to Backyard Beekeeping - D Magazine


    D Magazine

    One Dallas Woman's Journey to Backyard Beekeeping
    D Magazine
    Truth be told, Andreeva, a Bulgaria native, grew up around beekeeping, which is a common practice in the country. When her interest grew serious, she soaked up any research she could find—blogs, Facebook pages, and local educational classes. Once she ...

  6. Farm practices seen as threat to beekeepers - Mexico News Daily


    Mexico News Daily

    Farm practices seen as threat to beekeepers
    Mexico News Daily
    Some 1,500 beekeepers in Hopelchén, which is also home to a large Mennonite community, say deforestation by the latter threatens thousands of families that depend on beekeeping and honey exports. Campeche is the third largest honey producing state in ...

  7. The Etruscans Were Expert Beekeepers, Ancient Honeycombs Suggest - Live Science


    Live Science

    The Etruscans Were Expert Beekeepers, Ancient Honeycombs Suggest
    Live Science
    The charred remains of 2,500-year-old honeycombs, as well as other beekeeping artifacts, have been discovered in an Etruscan workshop in northern Italy. The findings included the remains of a unique grapevine honey produced by traveling beekeepers ...

  8. Chris Starkus on Sustainability, Beekeeping and Urban Farmer - Westword


    Westword

    Chris Starkus on Sustainability, Beekeeping and Urban Farmer
    Westword
    A fourth Urban Farmer opened in the Oxford Hotel over the weekend, replacing the McCormick's Fish House that had been a mainstay there for nearly three decades. The hotel is owned by Denver-based Sage Hospitality, which had waited a long time to take ...

  9. Inside the beekeeping boom - Great Lakes Echo


    Great Lakes Echo

    Inside the beekeeping boom
    Great Lakes Echo
    “Because the increase came so quickly, a lot of the clubs and standard places for education weren't able to handle that number of new beekeepers,” Millbrath says. Millbrath says a big part of the problem is all the beekeeping ideas flying around the ...

  10. The sweet benefits of urban beekeeping - Good Food


    Good Food

    The sweet benefits of urban beekeeping
    Good Food
    Bib & Tucker owner Eamon Sullivan and head chef Scott Bridger consider their transformed restaurant rooftop a cracking success. One hundred and fifty thousand bees buzz across three hives at the North Fremantle restaurant, producing up to 200 kilograms ...