Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together - DesMoinesRegister.com
Farmers, pesticide companies and beekeepers need to work together
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 ...
Russian bees help fight colony collapse in U.S. - National Monitor
National MonitorRussian bees help fight colony collapse in U.S.
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 ...
The Buzz About Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center - TheAlternativePress.com
TheAlternativePress.comThe Buzz About Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center
“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 ...
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 ...
PARENTS AND KIDS: Oct. 22 - Wicked Local Plymouth
PARENTS AND KIDS: Oct. 22
Wicked Local Plymouth
Kevin O'Donnell will share the joy of beekeeping with others from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Soule Homestead Education Center, 46 Soule St., Middleborough. He has been keeping bees for about 35 years and currently maintains ...
Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules - Broomfield Enterprise
Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules
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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Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council - KOIN.com
Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council
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.
After a slow year, bees rebound at NC State Fair - News & Observer
News & ObserverAfter 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, pantry
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Polo mayor on issue: Let it bee - SaukValley.com
Polo mayor on issue: Let it bee
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 ...
Farm Crime: To Catch a Bee Rustler - Modern Farmer
Farm Crime: To Catch a Bee Rustler
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 ...