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CATCH THE BUZZ- USU Scientist Releases Book, “Bees are the Best”

Bees are the Best: USU Scientist Releases Children’s Book Conservation biologist Joseph Wilson and illustrator Jonny VanOrman team to create whimsical story of bee diversity and broadening one’s horizons. Utah State University Image: Utah State University Conservation Biologist Joseph Wilson Teamed With Illustrator Jonny Vanorman To Create The Children’s Book, “Bees Are The Best. ” Geared To Preschoolers Through Fourth…
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March 27, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ- Honey, Berry Good Health

Lincoln County Family Makes ‘Berry-Good’ Health Elixir Michelle T. Bernard – Senior Staff Writer This is normally a busy time of year for the Hunt family as they prepare, package and ship elderberry syrup. Ever since flu season started, orders have increased. With the onset of coronavirus, however, demand for their product has closed to tripled. Cindy Hunt made her…
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March 26, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ- Pesticide Seed Coatings are Widespread but Underreported

Pesticide Seed Coatings are Widespread but Underreported By: Sara LaJeunesse UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Pesticide-coated seeds — such as neonicotinoids, many of which are highly toxic to both pest and beneficial insects — are increasingly used in the major field crops, but are underreported, in part, because farmers often do not know what pesticides are on their seeds, according to…
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March 25, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ – Golden State’s $5.6 Billion Almond Crop

BUSY TIME FOR BEES Golden State’s $5.6 billion almond crop requires world’s largest bee mobilization Charleen Carroll and daughter Paula Juarez broker some of the sweetest deals in California. They are among a handful of bee brokers that oversee a massive migration of bees to the Golden State each year from dozens of other states to help pollinate almost 1.4…
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March 24, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ – The Uncertainty of Catch the Buzz

The Future Is Now March 23rd 2020, Jerry Hayes, Editor of Bee Culture Magazine I have never been to March 23rd 2020. I have never experienced this thing called a COVID-19 Pandemic. I have never been forced to work from home, which starts tomorrow here in Ohio. I have never experienced working with Great people like Kathy, Jean, Amanda and…
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March 23, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ – Distillery Makes Hand Sanitizer out of Honey

Buckinghamshire Distillery Makes Hand Sanitizer out of Honey Oscar Williams-Grut This photo illustration shows bottles of Purell hand sanitizers on March 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) A small Buckinghamshire distillery that usually makes gin and vodka out of honey has begun making hand sanitizer amid a global shortage — highlighting how businesses both great and…
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March 20, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ – Apiculture (Honey Bee) Market is Growing

Apiculture Market is Anticipated to Reach to USD 8,182.9 Million By the End of 2024. According to a recent report published by Fast. MR, titled, Global Apiculture Market 2018: Market Size, Trends, Opportunity, Forecast 2018-2024, the global apiculture market accounted for USD XX Million in 2018 and is estimated to reach USD 16,182.9 Million by 2024. Moreover, it is anticipated…
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March 19, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ – Swarm of Killer Bees Attack First Responders

Swarm of 40,000 Killer Bees Attack First Responders in California By: Paula Froelich Firefighters respond to a swam of bees in Pasadena. Pasadena Fire Department California first responders were all abuzz when they showed up to a report of a bee sting — only to be attacked by 40,000 aggressive African killer honeybees. The first firefighter on the scene in Pasadena…
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March 18, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ – ESU Grads Mite Fight

ESU Grad’s Mite Fight Seeks to Protect Honeybees By: Brian Myszkowski A local beekeeper’s new business has taken flight with an aim to help apiary aficionados and amateurs alike. Just over a week ago, beekeeper and entrepreneur Erik Diemer celebrated the launch of his new business venture, Mite Fight, with a party at East Stroudsburg University’s Innovation Center. Diemer, who graduated…
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March 17, 2020
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CATCH THE BUZZ – Mushroom Extract for Honey Bees

Mushroom Extract Might Rescue Bees from Deadly Virus By: SIERRA DAWN McCLAIN – Capital Press Life is tough for the honeybee, but new research may save colonies by using mushroom extracts as feed additives to combat a devastating virus. Researchers from Washington State University are working on a field experiment with 72 hives this month in California’s San Joaquin Valley,…
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March 16, 2020