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Busy as a bee; Girl Scout troop wins medal for beekeeping project | Local News

Girl Scout Troop 56443 received their Silver Award for their work in establishing four pollinator bee gardens in River Falls. Keeley Baker-Richert, Genevieve Kerr and Savannah Blair received the award last May at Gustavus Adolphus College. To celebrate their achievement, the Scouts held a Bee Garden Education Day on Sunday 25th September. The event featured […]

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Stanislaus leaders could grant funds for much-needed projects

Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com Stanislaus County leaders could approve recommendations on Tuesday to spend $50 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds on improving “county islands.” County staff members are recommending $10 million for improvements in the Bret Harte area south of Modesto and $6.87 million in the Parklawn neighborhood near Hatch Road. Bret Harte and […]

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Going beyond beekeeping to protect pollinators

It is no exaggeration to say that civilization depends on pollinators. More than a third of global food production depends on animal pollinators. Birds, bees, butterflies, beetles, bats and other small mammals all help pollinate not only food crops, but also flowers and other plants of commercial and ecological value. Bees alone pollinate 90 species […]

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Bee populations face multiple challenges as Varroa mite and La Niña make spring difficult

As spring flowers begin to bloom and temperatures warm, vulnerable bee populations are beginning to emerge for what will be their busiest time of the year. the girl But the predicted wet La Niña conditions may present a challenge for bees foraging for pollen among limited flowering plants, in their efforts to support healthy hives […]

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Tanzania: Forest services push for high productivity beekeeping and agriculture model

Mara — The Tanzania Forestry Services (TFS) has advised Tanzanians to embark on a model of beekeeping and crop cultivation for increased productivity. TFS environmentalists recently told the ‘Daily News’ that the model guarantees high honey production and harvests are a guarantee because apart from collecting pollen for honey production, the pollination process is also […]

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The beekeeping business has gone viral on TikTok

“My Economy” tells the story of the new economic normal through the eyes of the people trying to make it happen, because we know the only numbers that really matter are your economy. For Erika Thompson, owner and operator of Texas Bee Works, starting her business was a passion project. “I knew beekeeping was what […]

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“Telling the bees” is real beekeeping, not a royal tradition

When the royal beekeeper informed the queen bees of Queen Elizabeth II’s death, he was practicing a beekeeping tradition of updating the hives with family news. A few days after the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, the Daily Mail published an article with the headline: “The Royal Beekeeper has informed the Queen’s […]

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Brian Sherriff, lingerie maker who turned bras and gussets into revolutionary beekeeping costumes – obituary

Brian Sherriff, the eldest of two sons, was born in Bristol to Jack and Joan Sherriff. Her mother recorded the date as May 24, 1929 in a baby book, but her birth certificate gave the year 1928. His father was director of Langridge Ltd, a corset factory established in the early 19th century, originally to […]

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Zimbabwe revives beekeeping industry and forms new association

Beekeepers in Zimbabwe have formed a new association, the Professional Beekeepers Association of Zimbabwe (ProBAZ) with the aim of representing the pollinator family in the southern African country and also protecting and resuscitating the industry. ProBAZ was originally established a few years ago as the Honey Producers Association of Zimbabwe (HOPAZ) before its latest move […]

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Young people trained in beekeeping to improve the local economy

Beekeepers Foundation The 1993 Nkonya High School Foundation (NKOSEC) organized a training workshop for selected young people from Nkonya in beekeeping to improve the local economy. It also aimed to stir up community and public interest in vocation and economic dependence. The Foundation, the Forestry Commission and the United Nations World Food Program champion the […]

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A Howard resident shares his passion for beekeeping

HOWARD — “Save the bees” is a popular slogan for both environmentalists and the internet. For Ken Sikora, it’s more than a slogan. It’s a lifestyle, and he said it’s one he hopes more people will partake in. “Without bees, a lot of plants wouldn’t produce anything,” Sikora said. Sikora has dedicated the last twenty-five […]

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THEN: Beekeeping was all the rage 20 years ago | Local

20 YEARS AGO: NEWS FROM ISSUE SEVEN. 12, 2002 Jim Swenson, Member of Litchfield City Council clinched a surprising first-place finish in the Meeker District County Commissioner’s 1st Primary on Tuesday, edging out both incumbent Dale Smolnisky and challenger Duane Henkelman. Swenson received 379 votes in Wards 1, 4 and 5 of Litchfield, almost half […]

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Learn the Basics of Beekeeping with Libraries on Thursday

Photo submitted Beekeeper Justin Lowe of Rural Route Farms will present “The Basics of Beekeeping” from 3-4:30 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, September 15, as part of the Arkansas Folklife web series hosted by Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts. This digital event is free and open to the public, and registration is […]

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How healthy are honey bee colonies in Arizona? | State and Region

It is estimated that the annual contribution of the bee to the economy of the United States is at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop production in […]

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How healthy are honey bee colonies in California? | State and Region

It is estimated that the annual contribution of the bee to the economy of the United States is at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop production in […]

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Beekeeping helps women get out of the criminal justice system

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A beehive is a tightly managed system run almost entirely by worker bees. While the main purpose of male bees, or drones, is to mate with the queen to fertilize eggs, worker bees tend to these eggs and larvae, collect pollen, make honey, and perform all the other work necessary […]

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Show Me the Honey: Maryland Sisters Find a Divine Touch in Beekeeping

CATONSVILLE, Md. — With an apron covering her long black religious habit, Sister Deborah Rose Rosado marveled at the steady stream of thick, golden goo she poured into a small glass jar. Anxious to stop the flow as the sticky substance reached the container’s pint capacity, Rosado screwed on a metal cap before one of […]

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Beekeeping Helps Women Get Out of the Criminal Justice System | Iowa News

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A beehive is a tightly managed system run almost entirely by worker bees. While the main purpose of male bees, or drones, is to mate with the queen to fertilize eggs, worker bees tend to these eggs and larvae, collect pollen, make honey, and perform all the other work necessary […]

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Bee our guest: Hotel hives, honey and beekeeping experiences are creating buzz – Hotels Above Par

Handpicked hotels and rentals One in three bites of food you eat can be attributed to western bees going about their day doing what they were born to do. To emphasize how important their role as pollinators is, a Rhode Island Whole Foods once removed all items from the produce section that depended on the […]

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California heat wave: Republicans attack Governor Newsom

Faced with a historic heat wave that lasted nine days and put unprecedented pressure on California’s power grid, the country’s most populous state managed to avoid blackouts. It would look like a success. But Republican lawmakers and organizations still found reason to attack Governor Gavin Newsom and the liberal state of California. They took issue […]

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Ecological and Economic Prospects for Beekeeping in South and Southeast Asia: Challenges and Ground Realities

Cheap unorganized and unskilled labor is the backbone of agribusiness worldwide, with particular emphasis on developing and underdeveloped countries across the globe. Both commercial and non-commercial beekeeping as well as legal and illegal hunter-gatherer type operations as seen in the Sunderbans mangrove forests of India (West Bengal) and Bangladesh is a perfect example of this […]

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Clear Lake Bass Goes Deep – Lake County Record-Bee

From all indications, it looks like the heat wave is finally coming to an end. With temperatures that topped the century this week, only the bravest individuals ventured onto the lake. The fish reacted by not biting or diving deep. Overall the fishing was slow to mediocre. Most anglers were happy to catch two or […]

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Georgia No. 2 looks to continue strong start against Samford

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) goes on the run in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) John Bazemore PA Samford (1-0) vs. No. 2 Georgia (1-0), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network) Line: No line according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series […]

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Learn the Basics of Beekeeping with Libraries September 15

Photo submitted Justin Lowe Beekeeper Justin Lowe of Rural Route Farms will present “The Basics of Beekeeping” from 3-4:30 p.m. September 15 as part of the Arkansas Folklife web series hosted by Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts. This digital event is free and open to the public, and registration is required. Lauren […]

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The Beekeeping Buzz | Lifestyles

A hive frame filled with bees. The frame holds the honeycomb inside the hive box. Photos courtesy of Hing Family Apiary For the Hing family of Naples, beekeeping began with Kylene Hing exploring fun and educational new ways for her two homeschooled children, Kiana and Gabriel. Kylene found a 4-H beekeeping and gardening club for […]

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The health of honey bee colonies in Louisiana

(Stacker) – The bee’s annual contribution to the United States economy is estimated to be at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop production in the United […]

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FAO launches training on sustainable beekeeping in the Pacific

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 5:20 a.m.Press Release: UN FAO September 7, 2022, Nadi/Apia – This week, FAO and the Fiji Beekeepers Association launched the first-ever FAO training course on sustainable beekeeping for Pacific beekeepers and government officials. Taking place in the Fijian towns of Nadi and Rakiraki, the intensive 6-day course will include theory and […]

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Beekeeping means business in East Clare

A YOUNG man from East Clare, who runs a successful beekeeping supply store, is proof that it is good to ‘bloom where you are planted’. After his family moved from Holland to Tuamgraney 23 years ago, Chris Jeuken found his niche working with the skills and resources nature gave him. He credits his father, Harry, […]

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What to do in case of a carpenter bee infestation

Comment this story Comment Q: How to control carpenter bees? A: If you’re like many homeowners with a question about carpenter bees, you’ve probably noticed round holes about ½ inch in diameter in siding, eaves, deck railings, or other wood, and you worry about the extent of structural damage they cause. . But if you’re […]

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Anchor Center’s beekeeping program instills patience and pride

Courses rehabilitate women leaving the criminal justice system Jessica McDanniel checks bees at the Anchor Center for Women in Cedar Rapids. Anchor Center probationers and parolees raise bees and collect honey to donate and use at the Residential Correctional Center. (Nick Rohlman/The Gazette) Mary Nelson holds a frame of a beehive at the Anchor Center […]

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Beekeeping a new buzz for entrepreneurs

Karnataka could be on the cusp of a sweet revolution, as honey production has boomed over the past four years. Most new beekeepers are young entrepreneurs and farmers looking to supplement their income. Beekeeping equipment suppliers report that their sales have tripled in the past year alone. “Before, I sold 4,000 to 5,000 beekeeping boxes […]

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The health of honey bee colonies in NC

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – The bee’s annual contribution to the United States economy is estimated to be at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop production in the […]

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Oregon veterans find community and therapy in beekeeping class

The “Bee Heroes America Program” teaches veterans a new skill while providing recreational therapy to those recovering from a host of issues such as PTSD. (Cascade Girl Organization/Facebook) (Tribune News Service) – Braving smoky skies for a while outside, a small group of beekeepers worked in unison one recent morning, checking their small loads near […]

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Health of honey bee colonies in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD (STACKER) – The bee’s annual contribution to the United States economy is estimated to be at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop production in […]

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The Cocolalla couple turn the way to a big victory

Thursday, in front of the “Big Wheel”, Jay Kassebaum was still not sure that his wife thought they had won an Idaho lottery game. “I said to the woman, ‘OK, we have to go to Boise because we just won a Big Spin,’ Kassebaum recounted Thursday shortly before taking her turn on the wheel to […]

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The health of honey bee colonies in Pennsylvania

(STACKER) — It is estimated that the annual contribution of the bee to the economy of the United States is at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop […]

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BREAK-IN / CATALYTIC THEFT – MOHAVE VALLEY | The Bee – The Buzz in Bullhead City – Lake Havasu City – Kingman – Arizona – California

On July 25, 2022, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a storage facility in the 4100 block of Arcadia Ln. in Fort Mohave in reference to several thefts of catalytic converters and burglaries of vehicles.Facility management advised deputies that approximately nine vehicles stored at the facility had stolen catalytic converters and an additional ten […]

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Judge issues manslaughter charge in boat fire that killed 34 people

FILE – In this photo provided by the Ventura County Fire Department, VCFD firefighters respond to a fire aboard the dive boat Conception fire in the Santa Barbara Channel off the south coast of the California on September 2, 2019. On Friday, September 2, 2022, a federal judge dismissed an indictment charging a boat captain […]

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🐝The health of honey bee colonies in Florida

It is estimated that the annual contribution of the bee to the economy of the United States is at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop production in […]

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Scorching weather won’t help anglers – Lake County Record-Bee

This Labor Day weekend could see heat records broken in Lake County. The impact on Clear Lake fishermen could be nothing short of disastrous. Water temperatures could easily reach over 80 degrees. In fact, this is the perfect time to fish at night or late at night. Several anglers suggest that the overall bass population […]

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How is the health of bee colonies in Washington?

It is estimated that the annual contribution of the bee to the economy of the United States is at least $15 billion. Beyond profitable products and by-products harvested directly from honey bee colonies such as honey, beeswax, propolis and royal jelly, more than 90 different crops – around a third of total crop production in […]

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2022 Toyota Tundra, 2023 Dodge Charger Super Bee, 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Today’s Automotive News

We spent time in the 2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone and learned that it’s a good truck that tries to beat the leader at its own game. It’s never the best way to win a competition, and it doesn’t. for the Tundra. Toyota had a chance to build a truly revolutionary vehicle, but that was settled […]