Sunday Science: Honeybee Facts - WCAX
Sunday Science: Honeybee Facts
"Getting stung is one thing -- getting stung in the face hurts," says Scott Wilson with Heavenly Honey Apiary. If you ask beekeeper Scott Wilson why he doesn't eat bananas before going to work with his hives, he'll tell you it's because of their smell.
Despite pesticide concerns, beekeepers and colonies on the rise - Macro Insider
Despite pesticide concerns, beekeepers and colonies on the rise
TORONTO – Even though issues more than the widespread use of pesticides across Ontario and Quebec have been making headlines, Statistics Canada released new numbers Tuesday that illustrate an all round improve in the beekeeping industry. Having ...
Getting Started in Beekeeping - NewsBarb
Getting Started in Beekeeping
Another way to increase knowledge and understanding of beekeeping is through one of the statewide beekeeping organizations, specifically the Indiana Beekeeping Association (IBA) and the Indiana State Beekeepers Association (ISBA). Both of these ...
Giving local food a leg up - Arizona Daily Sun
Arizona Daily SunGiving local food a leg up
Arizona Daily Sun
Concepts like agritourism and backyard beekeeping were hardly in vogue then, so the county's code barely addressed those concepts or didn't mention them at all. But comments from residents, as well as a broader trend toward local food systems, spurred ...
Workshop explores economic, agronomic environmental benefits of cover crops - Farm and Ranch Guide
Workshop explores economic, agronomic environmental benefits of cover crops
Farm and Ranch Guide
Jeff Dittemore, president of the Indiana State Beekeeping Association, described the value of cover crops to pollinators. - A panel discussion brought together ... Five farmers will host Kladivko's nitrogen rate strip trials, five will team up with ...
Greenfield Center offering beekeeping class starting in January - Roanoke Times
Greenfield Center offering beekeeping class starting in January
The Greenfield Center in Daleville is holding a Fundamentals of Beekeeping class beginning Jan. 17. The class is taught by Rudy Taylor, who is a member of the Botetourt, Blue Ridge and State Beekeepers Association and is qualified through the Virginia ...
Bee experts shred 'Harvard' neonics-Colony Collapse Disorder study, upbraid ... - Genetic Literacy Project
Bee experts shred 'Harvard' neonics-Colony Collapse Disorder study, upbraid ...
Genetic Literacy Project
He and his two beekeeper colleagues – there were no entomologists on his tiny research team – contend that neonicotinoids present a mortal threat to bees. Not only that, Lu claims, neonics endanger humans as well, accelerating Parkinson's Disease ...
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Danelle Cutting column: Beekeeping class may be right for you - Salisbury Post
Salisbury PostDanelle Cutting column: Beekeeping class may be right for you
If so, the Rowan County Beekeepers Association Beginner Beekeeping Class may be for you, and it is starting in January. The classes are on Thursdays from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Rowan County Cooperative Extension office, 2727 Old Concord Rd., Salisbury.
The Fund for Santa Barbara Awards $4000 Grant to Lompoc Valley Beekeepers ... - Noozhawk
NoozhawkThe Fund for Santa Barbara Awards $4000 Grant to Lompoc Valley Beekeepers ...
Mitchell blazed the trail in creating a beekeepers association in Lompoc and in teaching beekeeping courses at Allan Hancock College. He wrote The Fund grant proposal seeking to provide environmental justice for honeybees and native pollinators.
COST: $35 (covers cost of textbook and apprentice beekeeper patch and ... - The Suburban Times
The Suburban TimesCOST: $35 (covers cost of textbook and apprentice beekeeper patch and ...
The Suburban Times
As one Pierce County Beekeeper expressed in a recent survey – beekeeping “is just about the funnest thing I have ever done!” Others said beekeeping “is the most interesting hobby ever” and that they “just love honey.” Time spent working with bee ...
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