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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The basics of beekeeping, conservation to help pollinators |

Humans originally obtained their honey through wild harvesting. A cave painting located in Valencia, Spain, shows that honey harvesting dates back 7,000 years. But the collection of honey and wax is thought to date back around 10,000 years. Modern beekeeping is a long-standing tradition dating back to the 18th century when Europeans changed beekeeping by […]

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“Beekeeping is my vocation.” – The queen bee of Liège is creating a buzz in luxury boutiques

And a Cork-based artisan is turning her passion for the humble Irish bee into retail gold, with a prestigious industry nod under her beekeeping veil to prove it. A beekeeper with a passion for edible gardening, nature, color and sustainability, Hanna’s Honey Farm in Little Island, run by Hanna Bäckmo, has been shortlisted in the […]

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Business Gateway helps beekeeping school create buzz

A BEEKEEPING school successfully launched and improved its search engine optimization (SEO) rankings after the owner received support, advice and funding referral from West Dunbartonshire Council Business Support, Business Gateway and DigitalBoost, Scotland’s national digital upskilling programme. Based in Loch Lomond, family business The school of bees is a non-profit organization that aims to make […]

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Beekeeping for Fun and Sustainability in Hawaii Nei

top of the article Beekeeping in Hawaii dates back to 1857, when the first hives were introduced from California. One hundred and sixty-five years later, beekeeping has become “cool”. Q: If I am interested in beekeeping, where can I take courses locally? on line A: Check with the Honey Bee Project at the University of […]

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Devastating flood wreaks havoc on KPK beekeeping business

As in other areas, the recent devastating floods have also taken their toll on many beekeepers where their bee boxes have been washed away by the gushing water here in KP. Flood beekeepers that hit Swat, Charsadda and Nowshera suffered heavy economic losses after their hives were swept away by record floods that wreaked havoc […]

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Green solutions harnessed for beekeeping project in Mount Hamiguitan Sanctuary

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has engaged the Green Solutions Agriculture Training Center (GSAFTC) for its beekeeping project in the Mount Hamiguitan Sanctuary. The Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary (MHRWS) aims to improve the production of its honey business at its farms in Brgys. San Isidro and General Generoso, Davao Oriental. A […]

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It’s a Bee’s Life: Experience the Age-Old Magic of Beekeeping at Carmel Valley Ranch

CARMEL, Calif. — This immersive beekeeping class at Carmel Valley Ranch has everyone buzzing! From beekeeping 101 to honey tasting, “A Bee’s Life” encourages visitors to dress up and find out what’s going on in the hive. “We’re kind of starting to talk about the life cycle of a bee, some of the phenomena they […]

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It’s a Bee’s Life: Discover the Ancient Magic of Beekeeping at Carmel Valley Ranch

CARMEL, Calif. — This immersive beekeeping class at Carmel Valley Ranch has everyone buzzing! From beekeeping 101 to honey tasting, “A Bee’s Life” encourages visitors to dress up and find out what’s going on in the hive. “We’re kind of starting to talk about the life cycle of a bee, some of the phenomena they […]

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All the royally sweet details of George, Charlotte and Louis’ new school

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis are about to be the new kids at school! Prince William and Kate MiddletonThe three children are preparing to start at a new school as the family moves to Windsor, according to a press release shared with E! New. From September, the trio will attend Lambbrook School in […]

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Simone Biles takes on extreme challenges, from beekeeping to DJing, in new Snapchat show

August 22, 2022Updated: August 22, 2022 12:58 p.m. Simone Biles, considered the greatest gymnast of all time, now stars in a new Snapchat-exclusive series. Jamie Squire/Getty Images Simone Biles must be fearless enough to be the greatest gymnast of all time. But she admits there are a lot of things she hasn’t tried and things […]

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Beekeeping program tonight at the library | News, Sports, Jobs

The Beekeeping History Program will be presented by Bernie Driggs of Northwoods Beekeepers at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. IRON MOUNTAIN – The Dickinson County Library and Northwoods Beekeepers are delighted to announce a three-part beekeeping series. The first part of this series, “The History […]

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West Virginia beekeeping tradition goes beyond honey | News, Sports, Jobs

HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — It seems West Virginia beekeepers have as much to learn from bees as they do from each other. State beekeepers get more than just honey; they gain knowledge and ideas from their close-knit community. In Summers County, West Virginia, Mark Lilly grew up watching his grandfather and his family […]

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David Beckham harvests honey as he embraces beekeeping

David Beckham has become a beekeeper since building a selection of hives during lockdown in 2020. (WireImage) David Beckham took up beekeeping as a hobby during lockdown and reaffirmed his love for the new activity while harvesting honey this week. The former footballer shared a video of himself harvesting on Saturday to mark World Bee […]

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West Virginia’s Beekeeping Tradition Is Much More Than Honey

By MARGARET McLEOD LEEF, West Virginia Public Broadcasting HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — It seems West Virginia beekeepers have as much to learn from bees as they do from each other. State beekeepers get more than just honey; they gain knowledge and ideas from their close-knit community. In Summers County, West Virginia, Mark Lilly grew up […]

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Beekeeping and the Conservation Reserve Program

Our food supply depends on bees for pollination. Scientists and beekeepers have seen a drastic decline in bee populations over the past two decades. Causes include exposure to pesticides, lack of suitable habitat for nesting and foraging, and parasites and pathogens. The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has an initiative called CP42, or Pollinator Habitat, which […]

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Tsavo farmers switch to stingless beekeeping – Kenya News Agency

It is mid-morning in the bushy village of Marapu in lower Sagalla, Voi sub-county. The old farmer reaches out to inspect a tiny log hive hanging from a makeshift thatched shelter outside his hut. The touch sends a swarm of tiny flying insects whirling madly around its head. One of the stingless bees broods in […]

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Woman finds touching note from her late father in old beekeeping equipment: ‘We miss him’

A father left a note for his children before he died. Then, nine years after his death, they found him. What is inflation and what causes it? Associate Professor Amy Clukey shared the note on Twitter. In 2013, her father, Rick Clukey, died aged 53 from lung cancer. Amy, the eldest of the three, said […]

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Bransgore first responders go into beekeeping to raise much-needed funds

AS if working to save lives in the community wasn’t enough, a team of first responders in Bransgore set out to raise much-needed funds through beekeeping. The village Rotary club, which helped set up the speakers in 2005, provided the team with five beehives, as well as bees, and challenged them to make honey to […]

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Woman finds touching note from her late father in beekeeping equipment

A father left a note for his children before he died. Then, nine years after his death, they found him. Associate Professor Amy Clukey shared the note on Twitter. In 2013, her father, Rick Clukey, died aged 53 of lung cancer. Amy, the eldest of the three, said the youngest, her brother Liam, found Rick’s […]

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The British Beekeeping Research Fund is looking for research projects to support – The Florida Star

Funding to support beekeeping, taken over by the UK government at the same level as it was previously provided by the EU, has received a further boost with a new funding initiative for beekeepers. The CB Dennis British Beekeepers’ Research Trust, Bee Diseases Insurance Ltd and the British Beekeepers Association are joining forces to fully […]

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Family Finds Note From Dad In Beekeeping Equipment 9 Years After His Death

A daughter tweeted a note discovered by her family nine years after their father died, and the internet fell in love and burst into tears. Amy Clukey, an English professor at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, had no idea her simple post would receive over 789,000 likes and over 45,000 retweets. She posted the […]

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This wholesome beekeeping note inspires people to remember old notes from deceased relatives

Sometimes people discover the life lessons passed on by their parents long after they have died. Something similar happened with Amy Clukey, an English teacher, who found a note written by his father nine years after his death. Clukey shared a photo of the handwritten note on Twitter and wrote, “My dad’s note found in […]

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New online system for beekeeping

Streamlines apiary administration for beekeepers New measures to manage dieback impacts included in updated conditions for beekeeping in WA Parks and Reserves A new online apiary system allows beekeepers to apply, manage and share sites more efficiently, adding value to Western Australia’s globally significant beekeeping industry. The new system was developed by the Department of […]

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Beekeeping could be a game-changer for Parish Model

The goal of the Parish Development Model (PDM) is to deepen the process of decentralization; improve household incomes; enable inclusive, sustainable, balanced and equitable socio-economic transformation; and increase local accountability. This implies the eradication of poverty and vulnerability, as well as the total transformation of subsistence households into a cash economy. It is in everyone’s […]

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An arson threatens the nascent beekeeping of Gugulethu…

Last month we profiled the Vuyo Myoli youngster urban beekeeping business in Gugulethu. Appointed Beez Movethe hives are set up on school grounds near a railway line and an informal market. Unfortunately, when Myoli came to work on Monday, he found that one of his two hives had been reduced to ashes. He says someone […]

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Ministry launches “Guide to Beekeeping in the Cook Islands”

Secretary of Agriculture, Temarama Anguna-Kamana and Beekeeping Advisor (VSA) Volunteering Abroad, David Cramp. Photo: MELINA ETCHES/22081001 The Cook Islands has “incredibly spirited bees”, according to Volunteer Services Abroad (VSA) beekeeping advisor David Cramp. Cramp has been stationed in Rarotonga for three months, working with the Ministry of Agriculture and community beekeepers. Not only has […]

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Toxic pesticides affect beekeeping in rural Idlib

Enab Baladi – Northern Idlib countryside Awad al-Dabal, 55, tends to the remaining beehives, which he has assigned a place away from any potential danger on the roof of his house in the town of Harbanoush, in the northern Idlib countryside . Al-Dabal regularly puts water in front of the floor of the hive so […]

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Flying Goat Cellars Celebrates Bee Day With Honey Tastings, Beekeeping Demonstrations & More | Eat

Flying Goat Cellars celebrates Bee Day with honey tastings, beekeeping demonstrations and more CALEB WISEBLOOD Wine is often the star of the Flying Goat Cellars Tasting and Art Salon in Lompoc. But the annual Bee Day celebration usually attracts visitors looking for a different kind of buzz. HOPES HIVE Local beekeepers will be on hand […]

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Salford Bee Center is hosting an open day

The project has been created on council-owned land which has been leased to the Islington Mill arts and culture centre. Register to our ManchesterWorld Today newsletter A beekeeping project in Salford is celebrating its first anniversary by welcoming the public to an open day – and is also up for an award. Bee Corner was […]

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Benefits of beekeeping for MSMEs

Beekeeping is one of the oldest agricultural and forestry activities involving rural and local communities for the production of honey, a natural and healthy sweetener with many proven health, nutrition and beauty benefits. Many other products such as propolis, beeswax, bee venom, pollen and royal jelly are also harvested through beekeeping. Bees are kept commercially […]

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The ministry works to enforce beekeeping standards

– Advertising – The Department of Agriculture is working “diligently” to enforce guidelines and standards for beekeepers, chief veterinarian Dr Sharmaine Melville-Edwin said. Last month, a swarm of bees attacked a 55-year-old woman from Grace, Vieux Fort, who died the following day. The incident in the community where a honey producer operates is under investigation. […]

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Beekeeping novel makes its fashionable debut – Winnipeg Free Press

The vital role of bees in global food production is increasingly recognized and gardeners are planting flowers to attract and nurture these pollinators. In his first novel crazy honeyKatie Welch takes an imaginative look at beekeeping and how it bonds a family. Welch writes novels and teaches music in Kamloops, British Columbia. She grew up […]

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Learn the history of beekeeping in Salisbury

BEEKEEPER AND WRITER Bill Mares will present the history and evolution of beekeeping, with an emphasis on the practice in Vermont, at the Salisbury Meeting House on Wednesday, August 17 at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of the Salisbury Conservation Commission. SALISBURY — William Mares will speak at Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping on Wednesday, […]

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GABON: When beekeeping reduces community pressure on forest and wildlife

The rural communities of Ogooué-Ivindo and Ngounié, two provinces respectively in the north-east and south of Gabon, now have an effective alternative to poaching and illegal logging. After being inventoried, these communities were trained in honey cultivation (beekeeping). The team of experts made up of members of Conservation Justice, Muyissi Environnement, Bénédiction De La Forêt […]

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Varroa Mite worries the future of beekeeping

Beekeeper Bronwyn Woods traveled to New South Wales to help contain the Varroa mite outbreak. Photos: PROVIDED. By Mikayla van Loon Beekeepers in Victoria have received a warning about a fast-spreading and destructive pest, not only with the potential to change beekeeping habits but also the growth of fresh produce. Bob’s Beekeeping Supplies manager Bronwyn […]

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Researchers’ Beekeeping Box Design Obtains Patent | Pune News

Pune: Researchers from the zoology department of Savitribai University Phule Pune have developed a patented smart honeycomb monitoring device for beekeeping. The wooden box designed by the professors of the department is equipped with cameras to monitor the activities of the bees and study their behavior and the threats to them. The device has also […]

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The beekeeping group still booming after 42 years

Forty-two years ago, a group of beekeeping enthusiasts with a passion for educating the public united to form the Collin County Hobby Beekeepers Association. The organization’s president, John “Skip” Talbert, 54, operates Sabine Creek Honey Farm in Royse City with his father, John Talbert III, 84. After a career in the US Army, Skip transitioned […]

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The Bristol Press – Learn about bees, beekeeping

PLAINVILLE – Elders learned about bees and beekeeping in June thanks to an expert. Newtown resident Paula Wolf gave a presentation at the Plainville Senior Center, much to the delight of approximately 25 attendees. The discussion started with why pollinators like bees are important to the world. “About 90 different food crops in the United […]

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New Britain Herald – Learn about bees, beekeeping

PLAINVILLE – Elders learned about bees and beekeeping in June thanks to an expert. Newtown resident Paula Wolf gave a presentation at the Plainville Senior Center, much to the delight of approximately 25 attendees. The discussion started with why pollinators like bees are important to the world. “About 90 different food crops in the United […]

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City Bees RVA shares the science, history and importance of beekeeping

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – If you take a trip to the Sankofa Community Orchard, you’ll find more than 20,000 bees working together. The bees are part of a new experience in the city of Richmond called City Bees RVA. “The Sankofa community orchard is a great place to have bees. There are so many crops […]

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Home beekeeping boom triggers varroa mite warning from honey industry

Backyard beekeeping is booming, but with the world’s worst bee pest on our doorstep, could well-meaning enthusiasts bring down Queensland’s honey industry? Key points: Commercial honey industry concerned about the spread of Varroa mites in backyard hives Recreational beekeepers are urged to register their hives with Biosecurity Queensland A Toowoomba lavender farm has started a […]

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Hive of the Rising Sun: Beekeeping in Northern Alabama |

Hive of the Rising Sun is an apiary operated by Colby and Justin Ruf in Harvest, AL. They manage more than 70 bee colonies in south-central Tennessee and north-central Alabama. They are often found selling their wares in the markets of Athens and County Limestone. Colby Ruf hails from southeast Texas, while Justin Ruf, an […]

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Patent issued for beekeeping research by SPPU professors

The government has recently granted a patent to the beekeeping research conducted by the professors of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) The government has recently granted a patent to beekeeping research carried out by professors at Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU). Professor Radhakrishna Pandit from the Department of Zoology and Professor Radhakrishna Pandit have created […]

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3 things to know about urban beekeeping | Architectural Summary

“If you want to encourage a diversity of bees, it’s important to also have several slightly different hole diameters and depths,” says Bratman. This could mean bundling thin cardboard or bamboo tubes into a wooden frame, or drilling an assortment of holes in a block of wood about two inches deep. Although the main thing […]

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Babin’s hive: twenty-five hives and a passion for beekeeping – The Coastland Times

By Kimberly Armstrong, Dare County Cooperative Extension Don Babin is a busy man, as busy as the bees in the 25 hives he keeps on the Outer Banks. From Manteo to Corolla, and all the beach towns in between, he oversees the care and maintenance of thousands of bees – 50,000 to 60,000 per hive. […]

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30 beekeepers participate in beekeeping seminar at Yo Creek, Orange Walk

Views : 142 Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2022. 1:28 p.m. CST. Photo credit: MAFSE By Ruben Morales Iglesias: On Friday, Extension Officer Miguel Huertas held a beekeeping seminar for 30 Orange Walk beekeepers at Orange Walk’s Yo Creek Agric Station. The Department of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise said the seminar came after […]

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Global Beekeeping Suits Market 2022 Report Scope – Jinan Haiante Security Equipment Co., Ltd, Changge City Color Red Bee Hat Processing Factory, Yisai Security Technology (Shanghai) Co.

A new market study titled Global beekeeping suits market from 2022 to 2028 produced by MarketsandResearch.biz sheds light on the current scenario and upcoming trends and developments that are contributing to the growth of the market. Major market boomers and opportunities driving the growth of the market are provided with estimates for the market till […]

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Dhenkanal beneficiaries receive beekeeping training and toolkit

Bhubaneswar: The integration of beekeeping with floriculture, a component of CSIR’s floriculture mission, is implemented in convergence with Khadi’s Honey Mission program and the Village Industries Commission. As part of this convergence, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) donates tuberose, marigold, rose and jasmine saplings and KVIC provides Beehives with bee colonies, iron support, toolkit and […]

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What you need to know about home beekeeping

Posted July 20, 2022 by PETA. Home beekeeping has been in the news for the past few years, but saving bees doesn’t mean raising bees and stealing their honey. Much of the domestic beekeeping industry is steeped in speciesism, even though it claims to support these animals, as it assumes we have the right to […]

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Governor of Al-Baha launches beekeeping festival

RIYADH: The Jax district in Diriyah has opened its doors to the Saudi public in an immersive art and virtual reality experience under the theme “a window to your senses”. Jax Arts Festival encourages audiences to indulge the five senses through a showcase of works by artists from around the world. The area is home […]

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Beekeeping for the sake of the mangroves

Khamis Omar shows some of the beehives in the mangroves of Mida Creek, County Kilifi. [Caroline Chebet, Standard] On glorious windy evenings at Mida Creek Beach in Kilifi, the magical blends of bright red and bright orange and yellow hues across the sky are enchanting. Often visitors spend their chatty evenings sitting along the beach […]

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Plans for Ireland’s first beekeeping center of excellence unveiled in the Midlands

A state-of-the-art facility must be built locally. Plans for Ireland’s first-ever Center of Excellence for beekeeping are unveiled today in the Midlands. The Irish Bee Foundation is set to build the new state-of-the-art facility at Lough Boora Boglands in Offaly over the next five years. It will serve as a research and education center for […]

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Brown Bag presents Pollinators and Beekeeping | News, Sports, Jobs

Join local beekeepers Neal and Dianne Rinehart as they share their knowledge of pollinators and their importance to quality of life. They will briefly review the different species of pollinators, then focus on honey bees. They will cover many topics and adapt to the interests of the participants. Topics may include: the different […]

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A woman quits her job and starts beekeeping in a village

Beyazıt Şenbük – MUĞLA Beyza Yavuz decided to leave her job and city life behind to settle in the Aegean province of Fethiye district in Muğla and started beekeeping with 50 beehives which she takes care of on her own. class=”cf”> “I realized that my expectation from life was to be in touch with nature,” […]

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The oldest resident of the village has become a leading authority in the world of beekeeping

Robin Longbottom explores how a village textile worker became a leading local authority in the world of beekeeping On Saturday June 16, 1906, Jack Barrett – of West Lane, Sutton-in-Craven – celebrated his 90th birthday, making him the village’s oldest resident. Born in 1816, a year after Wellington’s defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, he received […]

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Incredible Beekeeping Market Growth 2022 by Share, Size,

Bee market WMR latest release titled Beekeeping Market Research Report 2022-2029 (by Product Type, End-User/Application and Regions/Countries) provides in-depth assessment of Beekeeping including key market trends, technologies upcoming, industry drivers, challenges, regulatory policies, key players company profiles and strategies. The global beekeeping market study with 100+ market data tables, pie charts, graphs and figures is […]

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Backyard beekeeping: helping bees do their important job of pollination

Virginia Master Beekeeper Hodgie Holgersen began working with bees nearly 60 years ago after reading a book about bees in elementary school. “I probably spend more time doing this than doing my day job. Don’t tell my boss, but anyway,” Holgersen said with a laugh. Today he cares for over 100 beehives and is a […]

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Honey hive beekeeping is a new experience at this northern Michigan resort

GAYLORD, MI — Northern Michigan resorts are adding new features and activities for guests, but the latest experience at Treetops Resort near Gaylord just might set it apart. Those who sign up for the new hands-on bee experience will be taken to the upper portions of the resort property where they will wear protective clothing […]

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AI powered mobility vehicle. is the answer to responsible beekeeping on urban farms

Bees are vital for the planet, as they are excellent pollinators, and perhaps the most crucial link in maintaining biodiversity. They help ensure food security and also diversify the types of plants and animals that are grown on the earth’s surface. Perhaps this is why beekeeping and pollination should be encouraged more than other things […]

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Beekeeping program helps reform prisoners at Rochester prison

Inmates learn to become beekeepers in a new rehabilitation program that ‘saved’ them. HMP Rochester began the program earlier this year with academic lessons from the Medway Beekeepers’ Association Beekeeping Program Aids Prison Reform Now, having received the hives four weeks ago, they are now putting their knowledge into practice. Inmate Daniel* signed up for […]

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What’s the buzz? Beekeeping and brewing take over the senior community – News

CPAB chief executive Greg Strickland says the effort has been a hit with residents. Vi at Highlands Ranch in Colorado, one of 10 continuing care retirement communities operated by Vi Living, has a one-of-a-kind new microbrewery in its own backyard. Beginning with an interest in activities such as beekeeping, gardening, wine pairing, and wine and […]

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Interested in joining Johannesburg’s beekeeping community?

There are hobbyist beekeepers throughout Northcliff and the rest of the town who help keep our critical bee populations healthy with well-managed swarms to help prevent declining numbers. The Northcliff Melville Times met a few people who shared the importance of feeding bees responsibly. Len Boucher, president of the Southerns Beekeeping Association with one of […]

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Beekeeping is a passion for Wellesley Fair Associate Ambassador

For Mason McCormick, the opportunity to be the Associate Ambassador for the Wellesley Fall Fair was a chance to step out of his comfort zone. “I love talking to people, but I didn’t really speak in the public eye or in large crowds. So I just thought I’m going to give this opportunity and step […]

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Hives for Heroes provides connection and purpose for vets through beekeeping

“Save Bees-Save Vets” is the motto of the Hives for Heroes charity, and that’s exactly what they do. While bees and veterans may seem like an unlikely pair, founder and CEO Steve Jimenez has discovered that they’re a perfect match for helping two-legged and six-legged creatures. A major problem among veterans is the suicide rate. […]

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Sikkim government unveils ‘bee farm’ in Tarku; Intends to boost honey productivity and generate local jobs

With the aim of increasing honey productivity and generating local employment opportunities, the Ministry of Agriculture, Horticulture and Livestock and Veterinary Services (AH&VS) – Lok Nath Sharma has inaugurated today now a bee farm as part of the Nature Glory Beekeeping and Honey Mission in Middle Tarku. He was accompanied by Nature Glory Beekeeping Mission’s […]

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Yates & Bailey Bee Farm, beekeeping for over 65 years

BELVOIR, NC (WNCT) – According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, American bee colonies have collapsed at an average rate of nearly 40% over the past 10 years. It’s thanks to the hard work of beekeepers like Bobby Yates that the population is still there. Bobby Yates of Yates & Bailey Bee Farm has been […]

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Varroa mites threaten the honey and beekeeping industries

Dr Cooper Schouten, a bee expert from Southern Cross University, said if the varroa mite becomes established in Australia it could cost the bee industry $70 million a year. But it would also have significant impacts on the provision of pollination services for horticulture industries, he added, at a cost of up to $14.2 billion […]

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Sweet spot: the students of the Governor’s school learn about honey bees and beekeeping | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Normally, on a sunny summer day, bees fly around collecting pollen to make honey. But during a fine mist between rainstorms Monday morning, as students from the Blue Ridge Environmental Governor’s School gathered for a bee program on the grounds of the Shenandoah Valley Museum, the bees remained safe and au dry in […]

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The students of the Governor’s school discover bees and beekeeping | Every day

Normally on a sunny summer day the local bees would fly around collecting pollen to make honey. But during a fine mist between rainstorms Monday morning, as students from the Blue Ridge Environmental Governor’s School gathered for a bee program on the grounds of the Shenandoah Valley Museum, the bees remained safe and au dry […]

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Bee lawyers marvel at hive teamwork

He was the first of the trio to get into it when a group of graduates from the firm’s Melbourne office decided to try it together 10 years ago. They already had vegetable gardens and brewed and baked their own bread. “It turned out that it was actually a relatively easy thing to do, but […]

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Beekeeping tips: A Memphis-area beekeeper offers advice

The sound of angry bees was almost deafening. Despite the eerie cacophony of the buzz, Mike Finnern calmly pulled out a tray full of bees and capped a honeycomb from the active hive. “As long as you have the right protective gear, you’re fine,” he said as he turned the tray over to look for […]

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Virginia scores success in beekeeping survey

National Pollinator Week began June 20, and a new ranking places Virginia among the best for beekeepers. Lawn Love used a variety of metrics to rank states based on data points ranging from honey production and the number of active bee colonies to the number of beekeeper associations, and gave Virginia the 10th place on […]

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The Lewes Farmers Market will host a beekeeping demonstration on June 25

The market will celebrate Pollinator Week with a demonstration by Sumner Crosby and the Lewes Beekeeping Club at 10 a.m. This is a great demonstration for children and adults to learn about the life cycle of the bee, how beekeepers care for bees and their hives, and how honey is harvested. Guests can sample local […]

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Galesburg Council approves grants for bars, residential beekeeping and receives Hawthorne update

Galesburg City Council on Monday, June 20, had a busy and diverse agenda. They approved front grant deals for The Bar 65 and Iron Spike. The two projects are mainly financed by businesses but will allow two establishments in the city center to expand and improve their facades. Aldermen have approved an ordinance that now […]

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Global Beekeeping Suits Market to Witness Significant Growth by 2028

MarketsandResearch.biz declared sending Global Beekeeping Suits Market, another market snapshot containing local and global market insights relied upon to create critical value somewhere between 2022 and 2028. The style of a review is also scrutinized to showcase patterns and openings to come in the global beekeeping clothing market in the coming years. The report aggregates […]

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Leros: where mental health care and beekeeping meet

In the southern Aegean lies the Greek island and municipality of Leros. Surrounded by the crystal clear waters, there is a small group of workers on a hill in Leros wearing protective gear and smoking beehives. They are not ordinary beekeepers, indeed, some of them are patients of the psychiatric hospital of Leros who participate […]

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Washington Ranked 8th Best State for Beekeeping | Washington

(The Center Square) – Just in time for the June 20 start National Pollinator WeekWashington finished in Lawn Love’s top 10 rankings of the best states for beekeeping. The online platform to find, book and pay for a landscaping or lawn care provider ranked the Evergreen State 8th in bee friendliness. Lawn Love’s rankings are […]