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Jennifer Berry – Thespian To Apiculturist

By: Dewey Caron Do y’all know Jennifer Berry, Research Professional and Lab Manger for the UGA Honey Bee Program? She has been a frequent contributor (80+times and counting) to Bee Culture or maybe she’s spoken at your bee program. Since her start in the bee arena 20 years ago, she has travelled to meetings in over 25 states, and eight…
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November 30, 2020
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Kirk and Sharon Jones – The Michigan Journey

By: Ross Conrad A couple years ago I had the good fortune to be able to attend the first ever, Northern Natural Beekeeping Conference, held in Benzonia, Michigan. The conference was sponsored by the Benzie Bee Guild and held in conjunction with Grow Benzie whose mission includes increasing access to healthful foods, jobs, life skills, and each other by providing…
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November 30, 2020
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Some Influential Bee People I Never Met

By: James Tew Yes, we had cars when I was a kid In my life’s experiences, I have found that very old people and very young people speak their minds. Upon a visit to my ninety-five-year-old grandmother, she giggled an old lady chuckle, and bluntly said, “Jimmy, you are fat!” From the clear blue sky, my youngest grandson recently asked,…
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November 30, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ- Pollination Levy on Beekeepers in Australia??

Call for pollination levy in Australia as beekeepers turn away from honey production By: Bridget Herrmann, Cherie von Hörchner and Eden Hynninen Bees are important to our environment as they pollinate many flowers and crops.(ABC: Jennifer Douglas) The Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) is calling for apiarists who take part in pollination services to pay a levy. Key points: The honey council says…
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November 30, 2020