Beekeeping

Richmond Garden Club Hosts Beekeeping Presentation | News

The Richmond Garden Club recently met at the Madison County Public Library where members received a very informative program on beekeeping by Mr. Sherman Sparks and Mr. Eddie Wilson of E & S Bee Services. The program was available virtually to members. Participants received information about beekeeping as a hobby or vocation, as well as […]

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Couples innovation makes beekeeping returns sweeter

Business Couples innovation makes beekeeping returns sweeter Tuesday 08 March 2022 From left to right ; Joseck Matheri, his wife Janet and Calvin Tiony and his wife Yvonne, founders of Mister Be Concrete Hives at their workshop in Syokimau, Machakos on March 4, 2022. PHOTO | BOWL Summary Every time they set up beehives, it […]

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Buzz went the busy bee working at Promise Land Apiary | KTVE

BASKIN, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Bee season is largely dependent on temperature and seasonal flower patterns. After hibernating through the winter, bees wake up in time to collect pollen and nectar from their favorite plants; flowering plants also bloom in correspondence with the arrival of their most effective pollinators. In March, winter is coming to an […]

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Challenging the sustainability of urban beekeeping using evidence from Swiss cities

Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN). Action plan for the Swiss Biodiversity Strategy (FOEN, Bern, 2017). Geldmann, J. & González-Varo, JP Conservation of honey bees does not help wildlife. Science 359392–393 (2018). Google Scholar article Egerer, M. & Kowarik, I. Facing the modern Gordian knot of urban beekeeping. School Trends. Evol. 35956–959 (2020). Google Scholar […]

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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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North Fort Worth Mall now serves as habitat for honey bees

Tanger Outlets Fort Worth makes honey. The northern Fort Worth mall, home to stores such as Kate Spade New York, Lululemon and RH, leads a double life — as a habitat for honey bees, according to KTVT-TV (Channel 11). According to the station, more than 20,000 bees are hard at work in a rooftop habitat. […]

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Pamplin Media Group – NOTICE: Don’t be afraid of honey bee swarms

Debby Garman: “Please report any sightings of swarms to beekeepers in the Tualatin Valley for a kind and safe removal.” It’s bee swarming season! In Washington County, please report any sightings of swarms to beekeepers in the Tualatin Valley (www.TVBAbees.org) for gentle and safe removal. What is a swarm of bees? During the spring and […]

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Researchers capture rare honey bee behavior from inside the hive

Through video analysis, researchers identified several behaviors of bees inside the hive, including remodeling the hive, cleaning surfaces, self-grooming, brood care, brood storage, pollen and nectar, and even cannibalism! Credit: Diego Perez-Lopez, PLOS, CC BY 4.0 Unique videos capture detailed examples of rare honey bee behaviors, such as mouth-to-mouth. Unique video from inside hives provides […]

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Behavior of bees from inside the hive

video: Honey bee hygiene: Cannibalism. see Following Credit: Siefert et al, 2021, PLOS ONE (CC-BY 4.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Unique video from inside hives provides special insight into bee behaviors, according to a study published March 17, 2021 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Paul Siefert of Goethe-Universität, Germany, and his colleagues. Although the European honey […]

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Blenheim couple convert their land into bee habitat

Content of the article When Dr. Henry Svec takes someone to visit the hives scattered over his 20-hectare property, he cannot contain his enthusiasm. Content of the article “It’s really great, I have to tell you,” the Blenheim man said. “I’ve only been stung 15 times this year. This is my file. Last year it […]

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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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The new bee habitat in Blandy is a work of art | Journal-news

BOYCE — A new habitat for bees and wasps at the Blandy Experimental Farm is not just a science exhibit, it’s also a work of art. Canadian artist Sarah Peebles created “Dwelling: Shenandoah Valley” to help visitors to Blandy learn about insects by observing them up close. The semi-circular wall is cob, a natural building […]

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Poor nutrition may be another reason for honey bee population decline

Honey bees are essential for the pollination of wild and cultivated plants and for the production of honey. As a result, bee colonies are managed all over the world. Bees and other pollinators are in the news much more recently because they are decreasing in number, while the demand for agricultural production is increasing. pesticides […]

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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 […]