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Thank-a-Farmer: Honey, Raising Bees – That’s Pretty Cute | Local News

Bees, as active as they are, have benefited people, plants and the planet for centuries and continue to play a vital role in agriculture. Bees pollinate crops, increase yields and spawn a lucrative honey industry. Tribune-Star/Joseph C. GarzaHoney Harvester: Honey of the Haute owner Tabby Flinn began keeping bees in 2016 and studied the habits […]

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The Sacramento History Museum has gone viral on TikTok

Howard Hatch demonstrates old-fashioned printing techniques at the Sacramento History Museum. Sacramento History Museum The pandemic forced the Sacramento History Museum to close in March 2020, so staffers searched for a way to stay relevant. Inspired by the work of other museums, staffer Jared Jones offered to try something many of his colleagues had never […]

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Second largest loss of honey bees in 15 years documented

(Beyond pesticides, July 2, 2021) The second highest bee loss in 15 years was reported by the Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) in his National Colony Loss and Management Survey 2020-2021, published on June 30. For the “winter” period from October 1, 2020 to April 1, 2021, approximately 32% of managed bee colonies in the United […]

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Two dead, three injured in South Modesto California home fire

Two people were killed and three were injured in a two-alarm house fire in southwest Modesto on Wednesday morning, according to a fire official. Crews from the Modesto and Ceres Fire Departments were dispatched to a home in the 1900 block of El Sereno Street, just south of Hatch Road. Report of a working structure […]