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  1. Losses in managed honey bee colonies a concern - The Daily Statesman

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    Losses in managed honey bee colonies a concern
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    Bill Denkins of Puxico, is also a beekeeper and said his hives "did pretty good" in the past year. Denkins said has lost four of his 25 total hives, but that was better than some years. He doesn't divide his hives. He said interest in beekeeping has ...
    Holy Shit! Almonds Require a Ton of BeesMother Jones
    Beekeeping 101: Surviving the harsh winter and starting a hiveWKTV
    New Federal Effort to Help Bees, Butterflies Raises HopesCTNow
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  2. The Business of Agriculture: Turning to Native Pollinators - Valley News

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    The Business of Agriculture: Turning to Native Pollinators
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    FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a hive of honey bees is on display at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the 82nd annual Vermont Farm Show at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Jct., Vt. Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of ...

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  3. Florida's bee colonies on the rise thanks to new program - Jackson County Floridan

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    Florida's bee colonies on the rise thanks to new program
    Jackson County Floridan
    In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a hive of honey bees is on display at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the 82nd annual Vermont Farm Show at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Jct., Vt. Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their ...
    State beehive grant program working, but backlogged, official saysRoanoke Times

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  4. Don't worry, bee happy: Florida's bee colonies increasing - Suwannee Democrat

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    Don't worry, bee happy: Florida's bee colonies increasing
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    Beekeeping and crop production are both important parts of agriculture, and one industry can't survive without the other,” said Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam. “It is exciting to see the growth of bee colonies in Florida, with beekeepers ...

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  5. Local beekeeper discusses importance of honeybees - Cadillac News (subscription)

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    Local beekeeper discusses importance of honeybees
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    It was the largest hive the hobby beekeeper has ever seen. “I don't like being stung very much, so I try to avoid it,” Bunce-Schippers said, displaying his beekeeping suit. “But I've been stung before and each time I've been fine.” Bunce-Schippers ...

  6. NICHOLS: Give thanks for sacrifices of our military - Lufkin Daily News

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    NICHOLS: Give thanks for sacrifices of our military
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    Our state has about 125 commercial beekeepers and has seen a significant increase in beekeeping hobbyist over the past decade. While the beekeeping industry plays a small part in the state's agriculture industry, they play a vital role in ensuring ...

  7. Flight of the living dead: 'Zombees' put beekeepers on edge - Scranton Times-Tribune

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    Flight of the living dead: 'Zombees' put beekeepers on edge
    Scranton Times-Tribune
    Researchers confirmed their presence in Vermont in 2013, but until Ms. Grenzberg's encounter, the zombie bees had not been found anywhere else in the eastern United States. “I'm really hoping it's not going to become a huge thing, but it's an issue ...

  8. Beekeeping, Mosquito Abatement often in Conflict - Twin Falls Times-News

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    Beekeeping, Mosquito Abatement often in Conflict
    Twin Falls Times-News
    IDAHO FALLS • Area beekeepers fear mosquito abatement efforts will destroy hives, but abatement officials say they want to do all they can to protect the bees. “Spraying is always a concern,” said Tom Browning, of Browning Honey in Idaho Falls ...

  9. Katy Burns: Beekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg for the beginning ... - Concord Monitor

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    Katy Burns: Beekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg for the beginning ...
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    I say “intrepid” because many years and at least a few lives ago I was a young reporter who donned beekeeper regalia to do a story on beekeeping. And believe me, I felt pretty doggone intrepid being up close and personal with a bunch of little guys who ...

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  10. Beekeepers' colony losses hit 42 percent - The Spokesman Review

    Beekeepers' colony losses hit 42 percent
    The Spokesman Review
    A hive of honeybees is displayed at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the Vermont Farm Show in Essex Junction, Vt. Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their colonies, the second-highest loss rate in nine years, according to an annual ...
    Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past yearThe Seattle Times

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