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Beekeeping 101: Surviving the harsh winter and starting a hive
UTICA, NY - After a long winter of record breaking cold, it's nice to see the birds and the bees. The birds seem to be doing well, but how about those bees? In 2006 and 2007 there was an unusually high loss of bees across the country. Beekeepers became ...
Central Ga. beekeepers see dwindling bee population13WMAZ
Early signs point to good summer for Alberta beekeepers630ched.com
Tennessee, U.S. bee populations threatenedKnoxville News Sentinel
CTNow -Pune Mirror
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Concord Monitor

Katy Burns: Beekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg for the beginning ...
Concord Monitor
I say “intrepid” because many years and at least a few lives ago I was a young reporter who donned beekeeper regalia to do a story on beekeeping. And believe me, I felt pretty doggone intrepid being up close and personal with a bunch of little guys who ...

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ScienceBlogs (blog)

Bad beekeeping, 2015
ScienceBlogs (blog)
Today was a bank holiday, so after coxing the dev IV and playing at pairs with Paul, I had time for some beekeeping, and planting a magnolia. Here are the pre-harvest hives. This underplays the degree of weed; task number one was to hack them out of ...

Twin Falls Times-News

Beekeeping, Mosquito Abatement often in Conflict
Twin Falls Times-News
IDAHO FALLS • Area beekeepers fear mosquito abatement efforts will destroy hives, but abatement officials say they want to do all they can to protect the bees. “Spraying is always a concern,” said Tom Browning, of Browning Honey in Idaho Falls ...


Residents, village leaders to discuss beekeeping ordinance
BROOKLYN, MI – The future of Eric Strong's beekeeping hobby is up for debate after a neighbor took her concerns to the village of Brooklyn. Village of Brooklyn council members are taking a look at a possible beekeeping ordinance at the Monday, June 8 ...

Scranton Times-Tribune

Flight of the living dead: 'Zombees' put beekeepers on edge
Scranton Times-Tribune
Sherry Grenzberg sat at her dining room table, helping her son with his homework, when she heard the noise at the window. It was one evening last September, and the late summer darkness had just started to settle over her home in Dorrance Twp.

Los Angeles Times

Sweet! Los Angeles is closer to legalizing beekeeping
Los Angeles Times
Professional beekeepers reported this week that 42% of their honeybees died in the last year, and, for the first time, they lost more bees during the summer than the winter. That's surprising and worrisome because bees typically suffer in the cold ...
Backyard beekeeping could soon be legal in Los AngelesMyNewsLA.com

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The News-Press

Four-week beekeeping class creates a buzz in Lee County
The News-Press
When beginners complete four weeks of beekeeping classes, they'll have everything they need to start collecting honey but one critical element: The bees. They'll have to buy their own. But it's an investment apiarist Don Murray believes is worth it. He ...
Hobby beekeeper lives the sweet lifeWairarapa Times-Age
Local Honey Beekeeper Fights to Keep Hives BuzzingCIproud.com
Newfound appreciation for beesPicayune Item

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Beekeepers Reported Losing 42 Percent Of Honeybee Colonies Last Summer
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Gene Brandi, vice president of the American Beekeeping Federation, about how beekeepers and farmers are coping with the large die-off of honeybees. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: We're going to take a moment now to talk ...

Fayetteville Observer

Beekeeping draws complaints in Eastover
Fayetteville Observer
The beekeeper who is the target of the neighborhood's criticism is Jeff Cox, who is licensed by the state to sell and ship bees. He told The Fayetteville Observer he is planning to relocate his bees to another site by May 15, so his neighbors wouldn't ...

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