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Victim in critical condition in Hatch Road shooting

A photo from Modesto Fire, obscuring the victim’s face, shows firefighters rescuing a man who crashed into a canal following a shooting Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Modesto Fire Department A 27-year-old Modesto man who crashed into a canal on Hatch Road following a shooting Tuesday is in critical condition, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s […]

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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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Mississippi Bee Specialist Shares Beekeeping Tips

Raymond, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi State University (MSU) Extension Service bee specialist says those interested in beekeeping should take the time to answer some important questions and come up with a plan. before starting such a hobby. One of the best ways for people to learn about the hobby is to join a beekeeping […]

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Sheriff apologizes after newspaper box destroyed in Fresno, California

Mike Rhodes of the Community Alliance newspaper said he fought several battles with officials over the placement of his newspaper boxes. He used a GPS device to track a box that had disappeared from the Fresno jail. Pam Whalen Special for the bee Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims apologized to progressive activist Mike Rhodes on […]

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Pauline Hatfield Obituary (1927 – 2022) – Fresno, CA

Pauline Hatfield April 27, 1927 – January 11, 2022 Fresno, California – Pauline Elizabeth Hatfield was born on April 27, 1927 in Dexter, Maine. She died on January 11, 2022 while living at Sunrise Assisted Living in Fresno at the age of 94. Pauline was the adopted daughter of Archie and Ida Morrill. She attended […]

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Beekeeping Program Graduates First Certified Students in Humboldt County – Times-Standard

On Sunday, amid a buzz of excitement, the first six graduates of California’s Beekeeping Master’s Program in Humboldt County gathered in Eureka to accept their apprentice-level certificates. The new certificate holders had to pass practical tests in order to demonstrate their new beekeeping knowledge acquired through the program, which lasted from May to September 2021. […]

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Excessive Force Complaint Leads Modesto Police Policy Change

A man who claimed he used excessive force against two Modesto police officers has been found guilty of resisting arrest in the February incident which was caught on camera and drew criticism on police tactics. Officers made contact with Alonso Villalobos Nunez, 41, at his Hatch Road home on February 10 after he was accused […]

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Bee Center Fills Up, Honey Extractor Moves In – WSU Insider

Delicious honey will soon be made at Washington State University’s Bee and Pollinator Research, Extension and Education Center in Othello after a major equipment move. WSU’s honey bee program is still moving equipment and materials from the Pullman campus to the Othello site, the latest being the honey extractor. It is a great machinery that […]

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Hidden Happiness Adds Beekeeping Museum/Classroom | News

Hidden Happiness Bee Farm, a beekeeping equipment manufacturer and retailer located on the west end of Wilkes County, offers a new feature that looks back at beekeeping’s past while helping prepare people for its future. Owner HS Greene has added a combined beekeeping museum and classroom that seats 30 at Hidden Happiness, which is on […]

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Cody Craddock: Beekeeping, a hobby you can pursue at home – Salisbury Post

Bees are amazing insects that are beneficial to agricultural crops. Some scientists estimate that one in three bites of food we eat would not be possible without bees. This is because while a bee collects pollen it visits thousands of flowers and in doing so it may unknowingly brush the pollen against the reproductive parts […]

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3-Eyed Creatures Emerge After Monsoon Fills Arizona Monument

Strange three-eyed tadpole shrimp have emerged after a monsoon rain filled an Arizona monument. Wupatki National Monument These three-eyed tadpole shrimp might as well be from the Pokemon universe. Hundreds of prehistoric shrimp were found in Wupatki National Monument in Arizona after a monsoon filled the historic site ball diamondpark officials reported on Facebook in […]

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Ceres cyclists seriously injured after being hit by a truck

Merced Sun-Star file photo. Thaddee Miller tmiller@mercedsunstar.com A Ceres cyclist was seriously injured Thursday after hitting the path of a van truck in south Modesto, authorities said. The collision happened at 1:15 p.m. on Hatch Road, about 400 feet east of Dallas Street, according to the California Highway Patrol. Jered Freeman, 35, was driving west […]

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Sustainability grant for honey bee research

Illumina has announcement that the 2021 winner of its Bien Grand Agricole scholarship is Dr. Bertram Brenig, professor of molecular biology at the University of Göttingen. Brenig studies the western honey bee, a pollinator facing multiple challenges and population decline.The Agricultural Greater Good Initiative is an annual program that supports research that aims to increase […]

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Modesto CA area firefighters extinguished basement fire

Firefighters responded to a structure fire early Tuesday on Mountain View Road and Hatch Road in Hughson. Hughson Fire Protection District Firefighters responded Tuesday morning to a house fire in Hughson on Mountain View and Hatch Roads, the Hughson Fire Protection District said. Fire Chief Scott Berner said in a video on the Facebook page […]

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Mowing the lawn less often improves bee habitat

When it comes to improving habitat for beleaguered native bee species, doing less can accomplish more. New research by the USDA Forest Service and National Science Foundation-funded partners has found that mowing the lawn less frequently can significantly improve pollinator habitat. Susannah Lerman, research ecologist at the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, and her […]

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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, […]