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The Buzz: Beginner beekeeping classes available
Press & Sun-Bulletin
The Southern Tier Beekeepers Association is a collection of more than 100 area beekeepers who tend to their hives and sell honey they harvest. Bee pollination is responsible for $15 billion in crop values nationwide, since many commercial crops such as ...



Northwest Herald

More McHenry County and state residents learning beekeeping
Northwest Herald
The Woodstock-based, veteran beekeeper preferred the more intimate feel of meetings held in the middle of last decade, when 15-or-so people would sit around a table and talk strategy. Now, the meetings draw crowds over 100, he said. The days when ...



Backyard beekeeping helping the plight of the honey bee
KATV
"It has not affected beekeepers in Arkansas as much as other places because we don't have as many commercial beekeepers here as other states do. It hasn't hit the hobbyist beekeepers quite as hard," Zawislak explained. "All of the extra media attention ...



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Actor Morgan Freeman becoming beekeeper
KOMO News
He says, "I've not ever used (the beekeeping hat) with my bees... They haven't (stung me) yet, because right now I'm not trying to harvest honey or anything, I'm just feeding them... I think they understand, 'Hey, don't bother this guy, he's got sugar ...
Why Morgan Freeman is becoming a bee keeperFirstpost
Morgan Freeman becomes beekeeperPress Trust of India

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Council votes to allow urban beekeeping
Springfield News-Leader
Rushefsky stated that beekeeping-related concerns raised at public hearings prompted her to do her own research on the issue. While bees have the potential to become a nuisance, she said, so do common domestic pets if their owners "don't manage them ...



Boise State University The Arbiter Online

Students are buzzing about beekeeping
Boise State University The Arbiter Online
Some of the interns come in not knowing anything about beekeeping, but they learn about what they can use from the hives, how to handle the bees and harvest honey and wax. The mentality is not to waste anything and produce totally natural products.



City Council to revisit New Bedford's beekeeping ban
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — Beekeeping is a growing hobby on the SouthCoast — except in New Bedford. That's because an ordinance dating back to 1976 bans residents from keeping honey bees in the city. "I don't know why it was banned," said Ward 3 Councilor ...

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Artist combines art with beekeeping in living polyhedral beehive sculptures
Treehugger
It's been said that beekeeping is an art, treading a fine balance between knowledge of bee behaviour and the cycles of development of local plant life. Beijing-based Chinese artist and beekeeper Ren Ri combines this art with a mathematical bent ...



Springfield votes to allow urban beekeeping
KMOV.com
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- More Springfield residents will be able to become beekeepers inside city limits. The City Council voted Monday to approve changes in city ordinances to allow urban beekeeping. The council approved one bill that allows two hives ...

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Urban beekeeping, magic show and concerts in the park: Lake Oswego events
The Oregonian
Introduction to Urban Beekeeping: Local beekeeper Troy Bany will present an introduction to urban beekeeping; beekeeping tools and equipment; and local regulations to keeping honey bee colonies, as well as an introduction to honey bee biology.


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