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  1. Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together - DesMoinesRegister.com

    Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together
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    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 ...

  2. Russian bees help fight colony collapse in U.S. - National Monitor

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    Russian bees help fight colony collapse in U.S.
    National Monitor
    Many beekeepers went out of business, declaring bankruptcy due to low production. According to beekeeper Dan Conlon of Warm Colors Apiary in Deerfield, MA, “That period changed beekeeping forever. The U.S. used to be a surplus producer of honey, but ...

  3. The Buzz About Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center - TheAlternativePress.com

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    The Buzz About Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center
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    “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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules - Broomfield Enterprise

    Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules
    Broomfield Enterprise
    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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  6. Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council - KOIN.com

    Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council
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    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.

  7. After a slow year, bees rebound at NC State Fair - News & Observer

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    After a slow year, bees rebound at NC State Fair
    News & Observer
    Organizers and state apiary inspectors attribute the dramatic rebound from last year to the growing popularity of beekeeping as a hobby, an ideal harvest year and marketing efforts by Hopkins. State apiary inspector Nancy Ruppert says last year's ...
    Bees vital to crops, pantryFremont Tribune
    Pollinator Advocate of the US AwardAgWired

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  8. Polo mayor on issue: Let it bee - SaukValley.com

    Polo mayor on issue: Let it bee
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    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 ...

  9. Beekeeping: Try Before You Buy - Mother Earth News

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    Beekeeping: Try Before You Buy
    Mother Earth News
    I love to research before I buy. I read the reviews on Amazon. I ask friends for their opinions. I taste the frozen yogurt before I commit. So, when I found out Idaho's capital city has a active beekeeping club that will mentor and even connect you to ...

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  10. Farm Crime: To Catch a Bee Rustler - Modern Farmer

    Farm Crime: To Catch a Bee Rustler
    Modern Farmer
    Doing so, he'd violated a code that prevails among most beekeepers. “Most people go into beekeeping because they love bees,“ Tauzer explained. No matter how fierce competition may get among beekeepers, it's understood, he said, “You don't hurt the ...