Beekeeping

alternative beekeeping made in France

An alternative approach to beekeeping has been developed by Adam Wright and Karin Maassen at Custos Apium. “We are not professional producers, so our goal is not to produce as much honey as possible,” said Adam, from Saint-Michel-de-Veisse, in Creuse. “It’s to help bees by providing them with habitats where they can survive on their […]

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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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How the urban beekeeping company Alvéole has become essential for the owners of tertiary buildings – Commercial Observer

The connection between urban beekeeping and commercial real estate may not seem obvious, but the potential for mutual benefits between the two is significant for a multitude of reasons. Partner Insights spoke to Alex Mclean, CEO and co-founder of Alvéole, the urban beekeeping business that started in Canada and has now expanded to the US […]

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Courses Available to Learn the Future of Beekeeping in Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Ward Hicks is a local master beekeeper. He says he sincerely believes that beekeeping “is something you can do whether you have a big property or just a little piece of land in town.” Hicks goes on to say that he is always amazed at the buzz his courses can […]

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The pleasure of beekeeping

INDUSTRY HIVE Westport beekeepers examining a hive. Photo: Padraic Baynes A new course is set to start in Mayo this month Alex Blackwell I have just started beekeeping and I really enjoy it. There is so much to learn and such great rewards.Bees have a fascinating social structure. Often assimilated and behaving […]

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Nine regions will receive a share of 27 billion shillings of EU beekeeping support

By Habel Chidawali Dodom. The European Union (EU) is providing 10 million euros (27 billion shillings) in grants to Tanzania in a bid to change the beekeeping value chain in the East African country. The five-year project will specifically benefit beekeepers in seven regions of mainland Tanzania and two more in Pemba, Zanzibar. These include […]

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Ministry, EU in Rolling Out Beekeeping Value Chain Project

Mary Masanja, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, said at the launch yesterday that the ministry greatly appreciated the EU’s endorsement of the project, showing its readiness to fund it. Production in the beekeeping sub-sector is still low compared to available capacity, she said, noting that the government has put in place various strategies […]

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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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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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Beekeeping Saves Farmers Day

Francis and Crispy Perez have been working like clockwork for years on their small coconut farm in the remote village of Hiwacloy in Goa City, Camarines Sur. As farmers, it is hard work and teamwork to make ends meet, while taking turns caring for their four young children. About ten years ago, the couple felt […]

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‘Bee bricks’ become mandatory in Brighton buildings under new law

Words from Sophie McMahon, Commentary Print Editor This week, Brighton and Hove Council mandated the use of Bee Bricks in an update to a planning law which requires them in new buildings of five meters or more. It is a victory for Councilor Robert Nemeth, who has campaigned for the addition since 2019 and follows […]

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Beekeeping class returns for fifth year | Outside

ANGOLA – Purdue Extension Steuben County, in cooperation with Angola Parks and Recreation, will host a beekeeping workshop again this year. This will be the fifth year of the course, which has nurtured many beekeepers and hives in the tri-state area. The beginner level course will be taught by Chet Gilbert, who operates Apis Enterprises, […]

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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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Auburn University survey finds high rate of honey bee colony loss

Bee colonies across the United States, including Georgia, have been in decline since the mid-2000s. However, more bee colonies died this winter than in any other year in the decade. previous year, according to a new study by Partnership informed by bees with Auburn University and the University of Maryland. The issue could be bad […]