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CATCH THE BUZZ- Murder Hornet Nest in Washington State

500 Murder Hornets Found In Nest WASHINGTON STATE — Scientists from Washington State said there were more than 500 Giant Asian aka Murder Hornets found in a next located back on October 22 in Blaine, Washington. Murder Hornets are the largest hornets in the world. They can be up to 2″ long with a wingspan up to 3″. These hornets kill…
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December 1, 2020
Bee Culture

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
Bee Culture

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
Bee Culture

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
Bee Culture

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
Bee Culture

CATCH THE BUZZ – Beehive Project

Butterfly Pavilion and Greeley Honey Producer Collaborate on Beehive Project Claire Duncombe Flickr/Pierre Grand Bees and other pollinators are a crucial part of the Colorado ecosystem. Behind every spoonful of honey is a story — a culmination of miles logged and flowers tapped for pollen. A single teaspoon is the life’s work of a dozen bees, and serves as a…
UOVBA News Bot
November 27, 2020
Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

OBA Online Silent Auction

Every year at the Annual General Meeting, a silent auction is held to raise money for the OBA Tech-Transfer Program. Generous donations are provided by members, suppliers, advertisers, community partners and more!This year the Auction is online and accessible through the OBA Facebook page.https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=471022232933063&set=a.3415227...Don't have a Facebook account? Perhaps your kids do! Use theirs ;)You can still view all the…
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November 26, 2020
Bee Culture

CATCH THE BUZZ – Crazy Beekeepers in Tough Times

Crazy’ beekeepers determined to make it in tough times By: Martha Irvine And Carrie Antlfinger IOLA, Wis. (AP) — They wrote it right into their business plan — an expectation that, each year, at least half the stock on which their livelihood depends would die. Building a business around bees is not for the faint-hearted. “You have to be a…
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November 25, 2020