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Benefits of Beekeeping – The Pulse » Chattanooga Weekly Alternative

The Hamilton County Master Gardeners (MGHC), in association with the University of Tennessee Extension, continues their 2022 series of 3rd Saturday Gardening Classes. The next class will be on Saturday, February 19 at 10:00 a.m., with “Benefits of Beekeeping,” presented by Master Gardener and Master Beekeeper Kendra Ware. MGHC’s 3rd Saturday gardening classes are free […]

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Student receives Fulbright to study honey bee health and behavior in Kenya

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — In East Africa, beekeepers are setting up empty hives in the hope that swarms of migrating bees will settle in and provide them with honey. However, it is difficult for beekeepers to predict when migratory swarms will arrive and depart and when to harvest honey. Darcy Gray, a graduate student in […]

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A better hive for easier beekeeping

Beekeeper Ryno Barnes recently replaced his wooden hives with polyvinyl chloride foam board hives, a unique, lightweight and environmentally friendly material. He was so impressed with the results that he started a separate business to make these hives for other beekeepers. The Barnes family produces honey under the Cape Honey Factory brand. Photo: Supplied Beekeepers […]

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LCEEC will host a beekeeping certification course

The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center is accepting applications for the next In-Person Beginner Beekeeping Certificate beginning April 7, 2022. This is an in-person class that will follow CDC guidelines including: mandatory masks indoors, ample spacing in our large lecture hall, and hands-on outdoor classes in the apiary if weather permits. allow. The program has […]

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Why an entomologist digs deep into beekeeping data

Rae Olsson, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral research associate at Washington State University studying how a range of environmental and management factors influence bee health and colony mortality. “My research is unique in that the dataset we’re working with will be very large compared to most bee research, around 10,000 hives,” Olsson says. “And we use […]

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Are you interested in beekeeping? Here is a course to teach you how

According to PerfectBee, “the earliest form of beekeeping, in which hives were kept for the purpose of collecting honey, occurred at least 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt.” Fast forward a few thousand years and a few miles north and to the left, the Forsyth Beekeepers Club is abuzz to keep the tradition of bee […]

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The YouTube channel follows the adventures of beekeeping students

Katie Culbert (Photo courtesy of Toms River Schools) TOMS RIVER – Katie Culbert has made a name for herself in recent years, dating back to her science fair success and first place finish in the 2020 National Science Challenge AEOP (Army Education Outreach Program) for her bee project when she was in college. While a […]

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Beekeeping workshop for beginners scheduled for December 9 | News

JASPER COUNTY – The Jasper County Soil and Water Conservation District, in conjunction with Jasper County Purdue Extension and Apis Engineering, will host a free beekeeping workshop for beginners next month. It will take place on Thursday, December 9 at 5:30 p.m. CST in the West Room of the DeMotte Public Library. This workshop will […]

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Attracted by the growing enthusiasm for urban beekeeping, Costa Mesa tenants are becoming eco-responsible

On the grounds of CANVAS North, a Costa Mesa campus that offers an adaptable suite of creative workspaces, two tiny house-shaped boxes buzz with activity as tens of thousands of bees begin to winter after a season charged. The beehives installed on the property in May 2020 have since become a huge draw for tenants […]

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UC grant to boost bee health and crop pollination – Daily Democrat

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology shares a $900,000 grant from the Office of the President of the University of California to establish a four-campus network of bee researchers and engineers to strengthen the health of bees and crop pollination. The three-year grant, titled “Enhancing Bee Health and Crop Pollination to Maintain Food […]

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Why some environmentalists are concerned about rooftop bee programs

morning sun and strong cooling winds battered the roof of a 52-story Chicago skyscraper, where three wooden structures that in another setting might look like unfinished filing cabinets are lined up. They are backed by an overhang that protects them from lake breezes in winter. But inside these structures you will not find any files. […]

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Nearly 40% decline in honey bee population last winter is ‘unsustainable’, experts say

Scientists are studying the potential consequences of the rapid decline in the honey bee population in the United States and how to mitigate its effects before it causes serious problems for crop management and production. Honey bees are essential for pollinating flowers, fruits and vegetables and support about $20 billion in agricultural production in the […]

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Ernst Seeds and Bayer of Crawford County Partner to Improve Bee Habitat | News

As part of its ongoing commitment to honey bee health, Bayer CropScience has partnered with Crawford County-based Ernst Conservation Seeds to provide bulk seed to individuals and organizations who are committed to becoming Feed a Bee partners and dedicating a significant amount of land – acres – to establishing pollinator habitat. According to a press […]