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County Supervisors Approve $50K For Beekeeping Study
"Over the past year, the biggest challenge has been trying to find that balance between promoting beekeeping while maintaining the public's health and safety," board Chairwoman Dianne Jacob said. "Today, I believe we're as close to a consensus as we've ...

Times of San Diego

County Unanimously Approves Funding Study for Zoning Changes for Beekeepers
Times of San Diego
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed Wednesday to spend $50,000 for an environmental study of proposed changes to zoning regulations for beekeepers. The county requires 600-foot setbacks between beekeeping operations ...
Onslow County Beekeepers Association Announces New Apprenticeship ProgramJacksonville Daily News
County considers altering beekeeper zoning regulationsKUSI

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Mesmerizing Photos Of Bees, From An Instagramming Beekeeper
There were the normal photos of vacations, friends, her garden, and some bee photos. Then Kearney, a hobbyist beekeeper at the time, got serious about her hobby. She started teaching beekeeping classes, offering bee removal services and building up her ...

Art of beekeeping a mixture of old and new Featured
Daily Mountain Eagle
But experienced beekeepers such as Pumphrey and Barry Banks know the place like their own backyards. “I started with bees about 16 years ago,” Banks says, “just to have a pastime for my retirement.” (He worked 44 years for Alabama Power Company.) ...

9-year-old beekeeper from Boca produces award-winning honey
Sun Sentinel
His name is Benjamin Oppenheimer, a 9-year-old whose hobby is beekeeping and harvesting yummy honey. Benjamin is now the state's youngest holder of an apiary — or beekeeping — license. And he's the youngest person to win an award at the ...

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

You can learn about bee keeping
Quad City Times
Urban beekeeping is fast becoming a popular hobby. The decline of honeybees and pollinators is attributed in part to a lack of nesting sites and adequate food supplies. Home landscapes and urban gardens planted with nectar plants help feed local bee ...
Victor beekeeper to grow with honey processing plantRochester Democrat and Chronicle

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Knowledge Kafé: Beekeeping: To Bee or Not to Bee
Knowledge Kafé: Beekeeping: To Bee or Not to Bee. By Associated Press. 10/27/2014 05:47 PM. Are you interested in keeping honey bees but don't know how to get started? The latest Knowledge Kafé class from South Hills School of Business can help!

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Edina weighs proposal to allow backyard beekeeping – and chickens, too
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“We're losing our bees, and it's going to affect our agriculture, our crops and our flowers,” said Joel Stegner, an Edina resident and community gardener who supports backyard beekeeping and chicken-keeping. “If we lose our bees, we lose all that.”.

Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules
Broomfield Enterprise
At a study session Tuesday, Broomfield City Council looked over proposed rules and regulations that would allow beekeeping in residential neighborhoods, which currently is prohibited. After several residents requested the rule be changed, council ...

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Former Inmates to Learn Beekeeping at Bronx Rooftop Apiary
The organization already offers an eight-week Basic Urban Beekeeping course at 809 Westchester Ave. The course at 1511 Fulton Ave. would mimic that one. The Westchester Avenue apiary contains four hives and about 300,000 honeybees, but the size of ...

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