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Beekeeping facility dedicated to veteran
Martinsburg Journal
HEDGESVILLE-It was a bittersweet occasion at Geezer Ridge Farm on Saturday as United States Air Force veteran Major Byron "Mark" Cato was honored with the dedication of the farm's apiary in his memory during his final weeks of life. Earlier this year ...

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Small honey harvesters see sweet benefit in new beekeeping law
Dallas Morning News
AUSTIN — The trip to the farmers market is getting a little sweeter for Texas' small-time beekeepers. A new state law will lift some onerous — and potentially costly — requirements that have stung small-scale honey producers for years. And the end ...


Beekeeping all the buzz in the Chattahoochee Valley
The Chattahoochee Valley Beekeepers Association will provide an introduction to the world of beekeeping on Saturday, Sept. 19th from 1 pm to 4 pm. The cost is $25. To register, call 706-507-8550. Or visit their website at: ColumbusState.edu/Oxbow ...

The Desert Sun

Palm Desert to form panel to study urban beekeeping
The Desert Sun
Locally, the city of Palm Springs allows backyard beekeeping in any area of the city, but each conditional use permit must be approved by the City Council, Flinn Fagg, planning director for the city of Palm Springs, told The Desert Sun. A complaint ...

The Desert Sun

Backyard beekeeping comes to Palm Desert City Council
The Desert Sun
“In recent years, cities throughout the Western United States have started considering backyard beekeeping ordinances due to a mysterious bee population reduction and the corresponding pollination challenges,” Bagato says in his report to the City Council.


City Officials Buzzing Over Urban Beekeeping Proposal
A proposal to allow hobbyist beekeepers in Los Angeles to maintain hives in their backyards won the support of the City Council's Planning and Land Use Committee. The panel approved a draft ordinance setting up rules for urban beekeeping, but under ...
Proposal Allows Hobbyist Beekeepers in Los Angeles To Maintain Hives in BackyardWestside Today

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Prisoners learn beekeeping skills
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
SEATTLE (AP) — Inmates in Littlerock are being trained by beekeepers as part of a program that connects prisoners to sustainable farming. KING-TV reports (http://kng5.tv/1JqNboN) Cedar Creek Corrections Center is one of 12 Washington prisons that host ...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb approves rules for construction, beekeeping and growth
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Incentives for increased population densities, such as construction of bus shelters, public trails and additional open spaces. Rules allowing hens and beekeeping in some areas under certain conditions. Implementation of the county's 2025 comprehensive ...

Cyprus Mail

The buzz around NC State's Beekeepers Club
N.C. State University Technician Online
Educating the public is one of the main goals of the Beekeepers Club at NC State. Its conception was inspired by the popular Introduction to the Honey Bee and Beekeeping class taught by entomology professor David Tarpy. When Sarah Edwards, co-vice ...
Join Plan Bee - and save our precious pollinatorsStuff.co.nz

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Beginner beekeeping classes slated
Bradford Era
Checks are to be made payable to “North Central PA Beekeepers Assoc.” and mailed to Joan Bradley, P.O. Box 635, Shinglehouse, PA 16748. Contact the association at northcentralpabeekeepersassoc@gmail.com or 814-697-7586 for more information and ...

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