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  1. Beekeepers think AI that targets mites can save us from the 'beepocalypse' - Digital Trends


    Digital Trends

    Beekeepers think AI that targets mites can save us from the 'beepocalypse'
    Digital Trends
    “I've been taking pictures of my bee colonies to learn how to foresee their development,” Björn Lagerman, a BeeScanning founder who's been beekeeping for 45 years, told Digital Trends. “Last summer, I started taking pictures of frames with brood to ...

  2. Federal grant to help beekeepers and maple producers find their 'sweet spot' - Mainebiz


    Federal grant to help beekeepers and maple producers find their 'sweet spot'
    Mainebiz
    Leahy's project aims to increase knowledge of the production and marketing challenges and opportunities for small- and medium-sized beekeeping and maple syrup producers in the state. Bees are important both as honey producers and pollinators.

  3. This beekeeper is rescuing bees with deep learning and an iPhone - TechCrunch


    TechCrunch

    This beekeeper is rescuing bees with deep learning and an iPhone
    TechCrunch
    The latest, Swedish beekeeper and inventor Björn Lagerman, is building BeeScanning with the help of a team of engineers and researchers. BeeScanning is an app that applies some clever computer vision to ordinary smartphone photos to alert beekeepers ...

  4. After Massive Bee Kill, Beekeepers Want Answers From Fresno County - Valley Public Radio


    Valley Public Radio

    After Massive Bee Kill, Beekeepers Want Answers From Fresno County
    Valley Public Radio
    Almond pollination is the busiest time of year for California's commercial beekeepers. They scramble around the state as they move their colonies into orchards just ahead of the bloom. Gene Brandi is president of the American Beekeeping Federation and ...
    Man Charged With Stealing Nearly $1 Million Worth Of BeesConsumerist

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  5. Beekeepers build high-tech storage to improve hive survival - Capital Press


    Capital Press

    Beekeepers build high-tech storage to improve hive survival
    Capital Press
    Bravo will be breaking ground soon on another Twin Falls storage facility, with plans to rent space to area beekeepers. He said he and Agri-Stor may build a third building next year. They also intend to offer equipment comprising the “brains” of their ...

  6. Boulder County Beekeepers Buzzing About Hive Loss | Colorado ... - U.S. News & World Report


    Boulder County Beekeepers Buzzing About Hive Loss | Colorado...
    U.S. News & World Report
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — It's the time of year that honeybee swarms typically start to take wing, setting beekeepers' phone lines ablaze as word spreads about ...

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  7. How Varroa mites take advantage of managed beekeeping practices - Phys.Org


    How Varroa mites take advantage of managed beekeeping practices
    Phys.Org
    As the managed honey bee industry continues to grapple with significant annual colony losses, the Varroa destructor mite is emerging as the leading culprit. And ...

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  8. New environmental class has Easton school all abuzz - News ... - Wicked Local


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    New environmental class has Easton school all abuzz - News...
    Wicked Local
    Students are getting up-close and personal with honeybee hives as part of a new class at Southeastern Regional School in Easton.

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  9. Local Beekeepers - Texas Hill Country Magazine


    Texas Hill Country Magazine

    Local Beekeepers
    Texas Hill Country Magazine
    Beekeeping is becoming more and more popular every year. The Hill Country has several natural advantages for apiaries. Winters are generally mild, so bees don't have to suffer long periods of time without food. Our area can boast of several plants that ...
    What is happening to the world's bees?Echonetdaily

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  10. New Beekeeping App Spots Pests And Infections That Destroy Bee Colonies - SnapMunk


    SnapMunk

    New Beekeeping App Spots Pests And Infections That Destroy Bee Colonies
    SnapMunk
    Unfortunately for beekeepers, it's often difficult to spot parasites which threaten their bees.The makers of BeeScanning are looking to simplify infection identification with their beekeeping app designed to aid beekeepers in finding said parasites.