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North Dakota Beekeeping Supply to Serve Major U.S. Honey Producing States

BISMARCK, ND (AP) — A commercial beekeeping supply business has opened in far southwestern North Dakota that will serve residents of three of the country’s top five honey-producing states. State Department of Commerce officials say the commercial supply of bees to Hettinger is intended to strengthen beekeeping and other agricultural sectors in the community and […]

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North Dakota Beekeeping Supply to Serve Major US Honey States

BISMARCK, ND — A commercial beekeeping supply business has opened in far southwestern North Dakota that will serve residents of three of the nation’s top five honey-producing states. State Department of Commerce officials say the commercial supply of bees to Hettinger is intended to strengthen beekeeping and other agricultural sectors in the community and region. […]

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North Dakota Beekeeping Supply to Serve Major US Honey-Producing States | Montana News

BISMARCK, ND (AP) — A commercial beekeeping supply business has opened in far southwestern North Dakota that will serve residents of three of the country’s top five honey-producing states. State Department of Commerce officials say the commercial supply of bees to Hettinger is intended to strengthen beekeeping and other agricultural sectors in the community and […]

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Club Feature: AU Beekeeping Society creates a space for students to cultivate sustainability on campus

Meet the AU Beekeeping Society, a club dedicated to cultivating a sustainable environment, spreading knowledge about beekeeping, and educating members of the AU community about the importance bees have on the planet. environment. According to club president and current College of Arts and Sciences senior DJ Daniels, AU Beekeeping offers a way for students to […]

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James City County approves zoning ordinance changes to allow beekeeping in non-residential districts

The James City County Board of Supervisors has approved amendments to zoning ordinances for beekeeping in non-residential districts. (Courtesy of Unsplash) JAMES CITY COUNTY – The James City County Board of Supervisors (JCC) unanimously approved zoning ordinance changes regarding beekeeping in non-residential neighborhoods at its meeting on Tuesday, December 14. According to Assistant Zoning Administrator […]

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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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Four Nutrients in Flower Pollen Improve Gut Health in Honey Bees

For the first time, four nutritional compounds found in different flowers have been directly proven to improve the gut health of honey bees, boost their immune systems and increase their lifespan, according to a study by scientists from the Agricultural Research Service of the United Kingdom. United States Department of Agriculture. “We found that consuming […]

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Four nutrients in flower pollen improve gut health in honey bees: USDA ARS

Four Nutrients in Flower Pollen Improve Gut Health in Honey Bees Contact person: Kim KaplanEmail: Kim.Kaplan@usda.gov June 23, 2021 For the first time, four nutritional compounds found in different flowers have been directly proven to improve the gut health of honey bees, boost their immune systems and increase their lifespan, according to a study by […]

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Scientists Discover Nest, New Northern Range of Rare Florida Calamintha Blue Bee – Florida Museum Science

FScientists at the Lorida Museum of Natural History have found the first nest of Florida’s extraordinarily rare calamintha blue bee and added a new location to its known range: Ocala National Forest. They also confirmed that the insect feeds on a second, but very endangered, host plant. The researchers made the discoveries during their second […]

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Honey bee colonies are increasing across the states

Photo: Image bank by L_B_O/Shutterstock Conservationists often worry about bees, but some good news has recently emerged about the current status of these important pollinators. The new bee colony report by the US Department of Agriculture describes a startling increase in the number of colonies across the country. Some states are experiencing particularly rapid expansion […]

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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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Plants GIANT/MARTIN’S bee habitat

CARLISLE — To celebrate National Pollinator Week, The GIANT Company announced that it has completed a seven-acre, pollinator-friendly solar field at its headquarters at 1149 Harrisburg Pike in Carlisle. This initiative is the first of its kind for a food retailer and creates a synergistic environment that contributes to both clean energy and the support […]

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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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Apply for Honey Bee Pollinator Habitat Funding

MADISON – Farmers and landowners can contact their local United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office to register now, through June 2, 2017, for assistance funding for honey bee pollinator habitat. Funding is provided by the NRCS Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP). Applications are being taken at all USDA Service Centers […]

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What is the best way to improve bee habitat?

November 15, 2016 — Every morning last summer, Michael Roswell walked through restored prairies and abandoned farm fields in New Jersey, where leggy grasses and weeds grew unchecked and thick patches of lemon balm, black-eyed suzanes , mountain mint, goldenrod and purple loosestrife added hits of magenta, yellow and white. Each time a bee landed, […]

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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 […]