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  1. Canadian farmers, beekeepers: Neonicotinoid replacement ineffective, bad for bees - Genetic Literacy Project


    Genetic Literacy Project

    Canadian farmers, beekeepers: Neonicotinoid replacement ineffective, bad for bees
    Genetic Literacy Project
    A proposed replacement for a key neonicotinoid pesticide is proving unpopular with everyone — including farmers and beekeepers. Farmers adopted neonic pesticides because they were safer and didn't damage the environment as older pesticides did.

  2. Untapped potential for Ugandan beekeepers - Phys.org - Phys.Org


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    Untapped potential for Ugandan beekeepers - Phys.org
    Phys.Org
    Despite the large economic potential for honey production, many beekeepers in Uganda fail to produce and market enough honey to make a living from it.
    Sarah Baartman Honey Bee Trust members can now remove...RNews

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  3. Honey Fingers, Melbourne's inner-city beekeepers - Gourmet Traveller Magazine Australia


    Honey Fingers, Melbourne's inner-city beekeepers
    Gourmet Traveller Magazine Australia
    He began researching bee culture, attended a beekeeping course, and set up his first inner-city hive in Melbourne in late 2013. Now Dowse keeps busy with his three-tiered business Honey Fingers, making small-batch honey in his Carlton kitchen, curating ...

  4. Study 'Pollinators, Beekeeping, and Products From the Hive' at Sterling College - vtdigger.org


    Study 'Pollinators, Beekeeping, and Products From the Hive' at Sterling College
    vtdigger.org
    March 14, 2017 • Craftsbury Common, VT • The economic value of pollinator-dependent crops is estimated to be between $18 billion and $27 billion annually in the United States alone. The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College is ...

  5. ​At mealtime, honey bees prefer country blossoms to city blooms ... - Ohio State University


    Ohio State University

    ​At mealtime, honey bees prefer country blossoms to city blooms...
    Ohio State University
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Hungry honey bees appear to favor flowers in agricultural areas over those in neighboring urban areas. The discovery has implications for ...
    At mealtime, honey bees prefer country blossoms to city bloomsPhys.Org

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  6. Bee Corp. Aims to Help Beekeepers Fight Colony Collapse Disorder - Xconomy


    Xconomy

    Bee Corp. Aims to Help Beekeepers Fight Colony Collapse Disorder
    Xconomy
    However, since the onset of colony collapse disorder (CCD) in 2007, the beekeeping industry has suffered a decline. Beekeepers have experienced average annual hive loss rates of 30 percent despite the steady growth in demand, says Wyatt Wells, chief ...

  7. From Beekeeping to Healthcare: How a Hobby Launched A Career - The Loudoun Tribune


    The Loudoun Tribune

    From Beekeeping to Healthcare: How a Hobby Launched A Career
    The Loudoun Tribune
    After hitting his fourth straight golf ball into the lake at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, Dan Price decided he hated golf. A farm across the lake caught Price's attention so he drove over to take a closer look. Price walked away owning the farm, but ...

  8. Beekeepers set to take over historic Shropshire Council site - shropshirestar.com


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    Beekeepers set to take over historic Shropshire Council site
    shropshirestar.com
    Shropshire Council's cabinet will be asked to approve a 99-year lease for Shropshire Beekeepers to take on the land at Conduit Head, Nobold, in Shrewsbury. The conduit head was a collecting tank associated with nine wells in the vicinity, and provided ...

  9. Introduction to Beekeeping at New Pond Farm on Saturday - HamletHub


    HamletHub

    Introduction to Beekeeping at New Pond Farm on Saturday
    HamletHub
    On Saturday March 18 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. join New Pond Farm beekeeper, Ann Murray, in a class that will introduce you to the amazing hobby of raising honeybees. Ann will talk about and show you what equipment will be needed to get started. She will ...

  10. The rise and rise of urban beekeeping - BBC News - BBC News


    BBC News

    The rise and rise of urban beekeeping - BBC News
    BBC News
    Just why are beehives springing up in towns and cities across the country?

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