BUZZ ABOUT BEES BUZZ ABOUT BEES: Critical to successful crop production - The Tand D.com
The Tand D.comBUZZ ABOUT BEES BUZZ ABOUT BEES: Critical to successful crop production
The Tand D.com
The Apiculture Committee hopes to achieve cooperation between beekeepers, farmers, government entities, utilities, and others who can impact the state's honeybee colonies. ... Our goal is to do anything we can to promote beekeeping and bee health.” ...
Features - Focus on Stinging Pests - PCT Magazine
PCT MagazineFeatures - Focus on Stinging Pests
From backyard beekeeping to planting flowers and gardens, everyone — including pest management professionals — can do something to help pollinators proliferate. .... Presently, beekeepers say the Varroa mite is the main culprit of colony loss today.
One Scientist's Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto - WIRED
WIREDOne Scientist's Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto
More than 300 of Florida's 4,000 registered beekeepers move their hives into the state for the winter—“like people from New Jersey,” Hayes says—and then, as spring approaches, pack them on trucks, 480 hives per semi, and head west and north to ...
The new buzz around town? Beekeeping - Jacksonville Journal Courier
Jacksonville Journal CourierThe new buzz around town? Beekeeping
Jacksonville Journal Courier
“Beekeeping was all her idea. It never entered my mind.” Phillips and his wife, Beverly, took a beekeeping course through the University of Illinois Extension office in Springfield in February and March. “I always thought beekeeping would be too ...
Queen bees, North Dakota honey production industry in peril - News & Observer
Queen bees, North Dakota honey production industry in peril
News & Observer
If sheep, cattle or swine lost that it would be a crisis. You hope for 30 percent, some hives are 60 to 80 percent," Miller said, telling of beekeeper horror stories of apiarists who never recovered. Beekeeping reaps $15 billion a year in ecosystem ...
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The Worker Bee - Omaha World-Herald
Omaha World-HeraldThe Worker Bee
... ball formation to conserve heat, these statistics are on the rise. “A lot of urban beekeepers will get a hive, take off too much honey, deprive the bees of their nutrients and then won't be able to figure out why their hives are dying come winter ...
China's honey bee losses are low compared with West - Science Daily
China's honey bee losses are low compared with West
The authors speculate that reasons for the lower losses compared to those of other countries may be due to a high genetic diversity in their honey bees, regular replacement of queen bees by the beekeepers, and because the average size of beekeeping ...
Honey harvesters: New Bern has passionate beekeepers - New Bern Sun Journal
New Bern Sun JournalHoney harvesters: New Bern has passionate beekeepers
New Bern Sun Journal
She strongly advised anyone wanting to keep bees to join the association and do a lot of reading (she advises “Beekeeping for Dummies” as one of the best books for a beginner). “A lot of hobbyists don't have experience or continuing education to ...
Monte Sereno: New beekeeping ordinance approved - The Mercury News
Monte Sereno: New beekeeping ordinance approved
The Mercury News
MONTE SERENO --The City Council has given preliminary approval to a new ordinance to regulate beekeeping that's designed to encourage hobbyists while prohibiting commercial beekeeping within the city limits. The ordinance, approved unanimously, allows ...
Entrepreneur's beekeeping hobby evolves into successful business venture - Madison.com
Madison.comEntrepreneur's beekeeping hobby evolves into successful business venture
Eugene Woller, owner and CEO of Gentle Breeze Honey, took up beekeeping in 1965 with the purchase of seven hives from a retiring beekeeper. “I started beekeeping through the Department of Agriculture Research facility located at the University of ...