Research tackles colony collapse - Daily Astorian
Research tackles colony collapse
An estimated one-third of the world's food supply depends on the work of pollinators, and commercial beekeeping services are especially critical to U.S. producers. California's almond crop alone requires about 1.6 million colonies, more than 60 percent ...
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Health Benefits of Honey - Mother Earth News
Mother Earth NewsHealth Benefits of Honey
Mother Earth News
When buying honey, seek out local beekeepers and ask them about their beekeeping practices. Ask them if they're honey is raw, and how they deal with issues like varroa mites and small hive beetles. Some beekeepers use strong chemicals to fight these ...
Honey is the bees knees for sibling apiarists - Stuff.co.nz
Honey is the bees knees for sibling apiarists
Matthew and Daniel Mason started beekeeping when they were just 12 and 14 years old. That was five years ago. ... It has grown and they now produce queen bees as cells, or live queens for North Island beekeepers. Matthew and Daniel say farmers like ...
Clemson to host state beekeepers meeting - SCNow
Clemson to host state beekeepers meeting
A Journeyman Level beekeeping short course kicks off the conference Thursday afternoon with sessions on anatomy and physiology, diseases, pests and pesticides. Certification exams in the South Carolina Master Beekeeper Program will be held the next ...
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Montgomery County community calendar, July 24 to 31, 2014 - Washington Post
Montgomery County community calendar, July 24 to 31, 2014
Celebrate honeybees, a beekeeper discusses beekeeping, honeybee biology and how to extract honey from a comb. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by a registered adult. 1:30-3 p.m., Croydon Creek Nature Center, 852 Avery Rd., Rockville.
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Study: Continued honey bee colony loss in the Commonwealth - Augusta Free Press
Augusta Free PressStudy: Continued honey bee colony loss in the Commonwealth
Augusta Free Press
Consider becoming a beekeeper. Classes and workshops are regularly sponsored by local beekeeping groups, private entities and public agencies. In 2012, the Virginia General Assembly created the Beehive Grant Fund for the purpose of promoting the ...
Beekeeping all the buzz at Maple Ridge's Country Fest - Maple Ridge Times
Beekeeping all the buzz at Maple Ridge's Country Fest
Maple Ridge Times
After Cukor lost his battle with cancer, his widow Zdenka became Jackson's beekeeping mentor. “She's been a beekeeper, she'll say, all her life,” Jackson said. “She's been a beekeeper for over 50 years.” Spending time with, and learning from, Zdenka ...
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State fair to feature honey, bee-beard exhibit - ThisWeekNews
ThisWeekNewsState fair to feature honey, bee-beard exhibit
Enlarge Image Beekeeper Barry Conrad of Canal Winchester will display a bee beard at 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, July 27 and Aug. 3, and at 1 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the Ohio State Fair's beekeeping exhibit outside the DiSalle Center. Buy This Photo.
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 ...
A sweet hobby - Big Bear Grizzly
A sweet hobby
Big Bear Grizzly
Colleen Sweeney started her beekeeping hobby about three years ago. ... Sweeney is the beekeeper behind Big Bear Lake Honey, a local product harvested from local pollen including buckwheat, rabbit brush, apricot mallow, sunflower and prickly poppy.