Behind bars, bees are buzzing - Cecil Whig
Cecil WhigBehind bars, bees are buzzing
Two correctional officers, Cpl. Chuck Neikirk and Lt. Jeff Golden, who are known around the prison as “master beekeepers,” are leading the new beekeeping program at the correctional facility. Neikirk said that the warden approached them about starting ...
Beekeepers Ball is one sweet soiree - Mail Tribune
Beekeepers Ball is one sweet soiree
The Beekeepers Ball kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Imperial Ballroom, 40 N. Front St., Medford. This year's dominant theme is "Sweet as Honey," and the 2014 American Honey Queen, Susannah Austin of Florida, will be at the event. Hosted ...
Klamath Basin Beekeepers meet Saturday - Herald and News
Klamath Basin Beekeepers meet Saturday
Herald and News
The October meeting of the Klamath Basin Beekeepers will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Klamath Basin Research and Education Center, 6923 Washburn Way. ... Some of the foremost experts in beekeeping in the United States will speak at the conference.
Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together - DesMoinesRegister.com
Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together
Beekeepers so far have been making up this loss by using remaining colonies to increase their numbers, but many are really suffering economically and may not be ale to continue in the beekeeping business. There have been many independent scientific ...
The Buzz About Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center - TheAlternativePress.com
TheAlternativePress.comThe Buzz About Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center
“I hope the focus on the environmental benefits of beekeeping will lead to improvements throughout the County. The pressures leading up to the recent “Colony Collapse disorder” outbreak, it has been said that hobbyist beekeepers have made a positive ...
Bzzz... RIC Opens Bee Education Center - Rhode Island College News
Bzzz... RIC Opens Bee Education Center
Rhode Island College News
The college also hosts beekeeping classes twice a year through the R.I. Beekeepers Association. “Honeybees pollinate one-third of all the food that humans consume,” said Jim Murphy, RIC sustainability coordinator. “Beekeeping can be a powerful tool to ...
Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules - Broomfield Enterprise
Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules
Beekeepers also would have to place a source of fresh water near their hives to discourage the bees from searching for water in neighbors' yards, said Kirk Oglesby, Broomfield code compliance manager. Council members did not vote on the issue during ...
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Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council - KOIN.com
Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council
GRESHAM, Ore. (KOIN 6) — In the Portland area, said the president of the Portland Urban beekeepers, about 50% of the hives every year are lost. “So a lot of us are trying to get backyard beekeeping expanded,” president Tim Wessel told KOIN 6 News.
Polo mayor on issue: Let it bee - SaukValley.com
Polo mayor on issue: Let it bee
After a lengthy and sometimes heated debate with input from several residents, the council rejected Alderwoman Louise Hall's motion to change the ordinance to prohibit beekeeping equipment in city limits. The motion failed 4-2, with Troy Boothe, Randy ...
Farm Crime: To Catch a Bee Rustler - Modern Farmer
Farm Crime: To Catch a Bee Rustler
However, en route back to his bee yard, he'd ripped the lids off the hive boxes and blithely tossed them aside when reaching in for the treasure. Doing so, he'd violated a code that prevails among most beekeepers. “Most people go into beekeeping ...