Bees & Beekeeping in the News
AGRICULTURE: Inland beekeepers getting stung by hive thefts - Insurance News Net
AGRICULTURE: Inland beekeepers getting stung by hive thefts
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Jack Wickerd , a Menifee resident whose family has been in the beekeeping business for many years, said the culprits are coming from inside the industry but they aren't what he considers legitimate beekeepers. "It's ones on the fringes," he said. "They ...
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VIDEO: Raiders ransack Bradford Beekeepers Association charity base - Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Bradford Telegraph and ArgusVIDEO: Raiders ransack Bradford Beekeepers Association charity base
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
THIEVES ransacked a Bradford apiary and stole valuable equipment and a charity box during an overnight raid. Bradford Beekeepers Association estimates that the cost of making good repairs and replacing stoeln items will cost around £2,000. The group ...
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Texas jail program trains inmates to become beekeepers - CorrectionsOne
Texas jail program trains inmates to become beekeepers
Inmates enrolled in the program learn how to tend to local beehives through on-hands experience. After the 120-hour training, inmates are certified to work as beekeepers and are even offered jobs with beekeeping organizations around the area.
Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting - WSPA.com
Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting
The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is hosting its annual summer meeting at Clemson University from July 24th through July 26th. The Hendrix ... Clemson University says that over 3,000 South Carolinians are involved in beekeeping. Certification ...
Beekeepers Buzzing as Study Shows 6 in 10 Ontario Bees Did Not Survive Winter - Am980 London News
Toronto StarBeekeepers Buzzing as Study Shows 6 in 10 Ontario Bees Did Not Survive Winter
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An Ontario beekeepers' group is concerned by a new report that says nearly six in 10 of the province's bees didn't survive the winter, a rate three times that of other provinces. The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists survey found that ...
Cold winter blamed for high bee hive losses in Ontario
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Beekeeping bodies uniting voices with merger - Wanganui Chronicle
Beekeeping bodies uniting voices with merger
... on June 24 when an independent facilitator was brought in so the 500 people at the conference could express their views, feelings and frustrations, Allan Richards, president of the southern North Island branch of the National Beekeepers ...
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 ...
New beekeeping 'Centre of Excellence' officially opened - Smallholder
SmallholderNew beekeeping 'Centre of Excellence' officially opened
Smallholder: (L to R) Mary Adams, Chairman of Taunton Beekeepers; Dr (L to R) Mary Adams, Chairman of Taunton Beekeepers; Dr David Aston, President of the British Beekeepers' Association; Jeremy Browne MP; Jenny Gammon, President of Taunton ...
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Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh - 90.5 WESA
Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh
Two years ago we took a look at the world of urban farming in Pittsburgh, with a focus on beekeeping in particular. As in many cities, those who want to build apiaries in Pittsburgh have had to jump through various bureaucratic hoops and deal with the ...
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The bees are dying. So here's how beekeepers are trying to fend off disaster. - Vox
The bees are dying. So here's how beekeepers are trying to fend off disaster.
But beekeepers have responded each year by working hard to rebuilding their lost colonies. Sometimes this is done by splitting healthy hives into multiple parts and repopulating the new hives with queen bees purchased from commercial breeders.