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Sacramento Bee

Beekeeping a calling and profession for young Sacramento farmer
Sacramento Bee
UC Davis graduate Viridiana Acosta-Ramirez, who also graduated from the California Farm Academy, tend to bees on a farm in Capay Valley in Esparto, Calif., on Oct. Acosta-Ramirez's goal is to become a beekeeper at a time when bees are environmentally ...

Beekeeping firm creates buzz in Pennsylvania
Pocono Record
Mann Lake manufactures its supplies in Minnesota. The local facility ships orders all over the East Coast from its huge warehouse. Its largest customer has 100,000 hives, Licata said. Beekeeping supplies also are sold in a 7,000-square-foot retail ...

Meade County 4-H receives grant for backyard beekeeping project
Rapid City Journal
STURGIS | Meade County 4-H has received a $1,800 Working Here Fund grant to build and stock two beehives for its youth community garden in Sturgis. The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America's (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund.

First Coast News

Beekeeping in Fla. increases, but bee die-off continues
First Coast News
Beekeeping has become popular in Florida. According to Master Beekeeper Bo Sterk in St. Augustine, there were about 400 – 500 beekeepers in the state when he started 20 years ago, and now there are about 3,500 beekeepers in the Sunshine State.

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Christian Science Monitor

Chelsea and Rob McFarland lure people into a sweet science: urban beekeeping
Christian Science Monitor
Those actions could range from becoming a full-time urban beekeeper – building and sustaining hives of bees and harvesting the honey – to planting a bee-friendly organic garden with bee-friendly plants, such as lavender, glory bushes, jasmine, rosemary ...
Bee whisperer's diary: Inside a beekeepers association annual meetingBangor Daily News

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Beekeeping classes
The Daily Tribune
The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association is offering classes on beginning beekeeping. The eight classes will be held on alternate Saturday mornings at the Titus County AgriLife Building on Industrial Street in Mount Pleasant from Jan. 10, 2015 to April ...

The buzz about bee keeping
The buzz is out! If you're interested in beekeeping, make a beeline to the Monroe County Beekeepers Association's Beginner's Beekeeping Class. Set for Monday, Nov. 10, and Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Room 100 of the Butcher Auditorium at Hiwassee College, ...

Beekeeping program returns for second year
Herald and News
The group will elect officers for the 2015 beekeeping year. Katharina Davitt will review the requirements for the OSU Master Beekeeping Program. Registration is now open for next year's apprenticeship program. She also will share information from the ...

The Daily News Journal

Job Shadow: Elrod wins state beekeeping honor
The Daily News Journal
Elrod, president of the Rutherford County Beekeepers Association, was recently honored as the Tennessee Beekeeper of the Year by the state association. As a beekeeper, Elrod maintains more than 75 colonies and works to spread a love of bees throughout ...

Village News Network

Fallbrook 4-H now teaches the art of beekeeping
Village News Network
Jennifer McMullen-Pearson, and husband Jeremy Pearson, know their bees, and Fallbrook's 4-H program is the better for it. "Fallbrook is an amazing place to learn about the art of beekeeping," said McMullen-Pearson in an interview. Her 9-year-old son, ...

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