Bees & Beekeeping in the News
US government policies to increase renewable fuel production ended up killing the country's bees - Quartz
QuartzUS government policies to increase renewable fuel production ended up killing the country's bees
Year after year, more farmers jumped on the corn bandwagon and pumped up the nation's ethanol supply—decreasing the number of open, undeveloped fields that beekeepers used to rest their bee colonies in the summer months, according to a study led by ...
Tanzania: Youth Encouraged to Practice Modern Farming, Beekeeping - AllAfrica.com
AllAfrica.comTanzania: Youth Encouraged to Practice Modern Farming, Beekeeping
Dodoma — Tanzanians have been encouraged to exercise farming and bee keeping at the same time due to the fact that the business has many advantages including environmental protection. Speaking to youth who visited former Premier Mizengo Pinda's ...
Egypt's Beekeepers Under Threat as Economy Slumps - Voice of America
Voice of AmericaEgypt's Beekeepers Under Threat as Economy Slumps
Voice of America
Beekeeping in Egypt can be traced back to the time of the pharaohs, with the first hieroglyphs of bees dating back thousands of years. "There is a sugar crisis and the bees have to receive nutrition through their winter hibernation," said commercial ...
Beekeeper wears endangered species as beard to bring awareness
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Bee coalition unveils videos to help beekeepers combat parasites - Wisconsin State Farmer
Bee coalition unveils videos to help beekeepers combat parasites
Wisconsin State Farmer
Keystone, CO — The Honey Bee Health Coalition released a series of videos to help beekeepers promote colony health and combat costly and destructive Varroa mite (Varroa destructor) infestations. The videos can be found on the Coalition website at ...
MSU offers beekeeping program for military vets - Garden Center Magazine
MSU offers beekeeping program for military vets
Garden Center Magazine
Heroes to Hives is a new program at Michigan State University designed help veterans by teaching them beekeeping skills. We use beekeeping to address the financial and personal wellness of veterans through professional training and community ...
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The Benefits of Beekeeping - Flagstaff Business News
Flagstaff Business NewsThe Benefits of Beekeeping
Flagstaff Business News
Our understanding of honeybees comes from the Northern Arizona Organic Beekeepers Association (azorganicbeekeepers.org), the book Beekeeping for Dummies, the Internet and simply observing the hive. History tells us beekeeping, formally called ...
Court Fails to Protect Bees and Beekeepers From Toxic Pesticides - AlterNet
AlterNetCourt Fails to Protect Bees and Beekeepers From Toxic Pesticides
Impacts to bees from neonics are well-documented, as are impacts to the nation's beekeepers. For example, in 2015, one plaintiff in the case, Bret Adee, co-owner of the nation's largest commercial beekeeping operation, suffered approximately $800,000 ...
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Botswana: Wazha Tackles Poverty Through Beekeeping - AllAfrica.com
Botswana: Wazha Tackles Poverty Through Beekeeping
Zoroga — After completing her junior secondary school in 1998, the challenges of life drove 34-year-old Ms Wazha Simon to use every weapon available to her to survive. Born in Zoroga in the Tutume Sub-district, Ms Simon was certain that a beekeeping ...
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The Surprising Activity Gisele Bündchen Does with Her Kids (Hint: It Involves Bees!) - PEOPLE.com
PEOPLE.comThe Surprising Activity Gisele Bündchen Does with Her Kids (Hint: It Involves Bees!)
Gisele Bündchen is known for raising her kids on a pretty healthy diet, plucking vegetables from her own home garden for the table. And one of the ways her family stays healthy is also a great way to teach kids Vivian Lake, 3½, and Benjamin Rein, 6½ ...
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Veteran sought for beekeeping opportunity - news.delaware.gov
Veteran sought for beekeeping opportunity
The veteran will be selected by a panel including members of the Delaware Beekeepers Association, DDA employees and Planting Hope Apiary participants. The site at Blackbird State Forest will be the second for the Planting Hope Apiary project. The first ...