After a slow year, bees rebound at NC State Fair - News & Observer
News & ObserverAfter a slow year, bees rebound at NC State Fair
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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 ...
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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 ...
Beekeeping: Try Before You Buy - Mother Earth News
Mother Earth NewsBeekeeping: Try Before You Buy
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I love to research before I buy. I read the reviews on Amazon. I ask friends for their opinions. I taste the frozen yogurt before I commit. So, when I found out Idaho's capital city has a active beekeeping club that will mentor and even connect you to ...
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St. Martin's Episcopal celebrates World Honey Bee Day - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com (blog)
St. Martin's Episcopal celebrates World Honey Bee Day
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Keynote speaker for the event was research scientist, educator, conservationist and beekeeper Sarah Red-Laird. Additionally, members from the St. Martin's first and second grade classes made presentations. Participating students were able to take part ...
In the Mag: The Next Big Thing - Boca Raton (blog)
Boca Raton (blog)In the Mag: The Next Big Thing
Boca Raton (blog)
Benjamin began to study beekeeping; after getting his family's permission, he brought home his first hive. As Benjamin describes it, being a beekeeper is “like being a guard. And when you get paid, you get paid with honey.” This is no temporary pastime.
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Viewfinder: Natchez resident sees beekeeping as bright spot - Natchez Democrat
Natchez DemocratViewfinder: Natchez resident sees beekeeping as bright spot
Editor's note: The Viewfinder is a weekly feature in which a photographer tells a story through the lens of a camera. NATCHEZ — David Holland spends a lot of time with his bees. “Some people hunt, some people fish, some people golf,” he said. “I don't ...
Hobbyists face large demand for local honey - Courier & Press
Courier & PressHobbyists face large demand for local honey
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There are fewer than 2,000 commercial beekeepers in the United States, Horn said. Factors in that trend include a lack of support and security in the beekeeping profession, she said. Commercial beekeepers tend to be those who will rent hives to ...
Beekeeping with a Honeybee Allergy - Mother Earth News
Mother Earth NewsBeekeeping with a Honeybee Allergy
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When I first started beekeeping I had what I considered to be “normal” reactions to bee stings. I have since developed a true honeybee venom allergy, but luckily, have been able to continue my work as a beekeeper. Reactions to bee stings can be divided ...
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 ...
Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper
Fox Chapel, the bucolic suburban enclave, is home to CEOs and surgeons and now several queens, thanks to Bill Bookwalter. Nearly nine years ago, the UPMC brain surgeon took up beekeeping as a way to relax. Today, he has hives scattered throughout ...