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Bee Diversity in New Mexico

  Abuzz with native bees: NMSU embarks on a quest to capture bee diversity in New Mexico   Adriana M. Chávez New Mexico State University LAS CRUCES – There are more than 4,000 bee species in the United States and about 1,000 bee species in New Mexico due to the state’s diverse landscapes. But native bees aren’t the subject of…
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December 3, 2021
Bee Culture

Georgia to Install Pollinator Habitat Sites

  Georgia DOT partners with GACD to install 15 pollinator habitat sites across the state By: Isaiah Singleton The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) is partnering with the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) to install 15 pollinator habitat sites in designated locations across the state to educate Georgians on the important role pollinators play in Georgia Agriculture. Specific…
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December 2, 2021
Bee Culture

Empty Lot for Pollinators

  Empty lot to become home for pollinators, education   Chris Crook, Zanesville Times Recorder Melissa Devore, an agriculture technician with the Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District stands near the site where the district’s pollinator garden will soon grow native plants.   An empty lot in downtown will become a hub for education and a home for pollinators. Melissa…
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December 1, 2021
Bee Culture

An Interview with Dr. Mohamed Alburaki

USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory By: Jay Evans This month I was eager to interview my USDA-ARS Beltsville Bee Research Laboratory colleague, Dr. Mohamed Alburaki. Mohamed is the most recent scientist to join our group and he comes with a strong interest in queens, genetics and colony health. Where are you from originally? First of all, I want to say thank…
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December 1, 2021
Bee Culture

An Interview with Dr. Marla Spivak PhD

University of Minnesota By: John Miller Bee Culture Magazine tasked contributors to interview a person in our industry. I have long admired Dr. Marla Spivak Ph.D. of the University of Minnesota. In the early 1990’s Dr. Spivak filled the position formerly held by Dr. Basil Furgala in the Department of Entomology at the UMN Bee Lab. Dr. Spivak poured her…
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December 1, 2021
University of Guelph Youtube Channel

Swarm Prevention

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, talks about swarm prevention. Frequently asked questions: https://hbrc.ca/faq/ A descriptive transcript is available here: https://hbrc.ca/swarm-prevention/ For more videos, check out the University of Guelph's HBRC YouTube channel at this link: @University of Guelph Honey Bee Research Centre
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November 29, 2021
Canadian Honey Council News

Agriculture business case competition engages post-secondary students on campuses across Canada (CAHRC/CCRHA)

Agriculture business case competition engages post-secondary students on campuses across Canada (CAHRC/CCRHA)   CAHRC NEWS RELEASE – Agriculture business case competition engages post-secondary students on campuses across Canada (mailchi.mp) Agriculture business case competition engages post-secondary students on campuses across Canada |...Read more
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November 26, 2021
Bee Culture

Explosion of Beekeepers in Western Australia

  Western Australia Honey industry buzzing over ‘explosion’ in beekeeping numbers   By Jessica Hayes A few years ago, Julie Dinsdale had a desk job in corporate IT, a far cry from her life today, running a commercial beekeeping business that exports honey to markets around the world. Key points: Registered beekeeper numbers have ‘exploded’ in Western Australia by 688 per cent in…
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November 24, 2021
Bee Culture

Krispn Given, Purdue Univ.

  Krispn Given, Apiculture Specialist, Purdue Univ. Department of Entomology Maintains Purdue’s honey bee breeding program, manages the honey bee lab, conducts experiments and leads bee-related Extension activities. Recognized for developing Indiana mite biters, a strain of honey bees bred with a particular behavioral trait that impacts overall survival. Invited speaker to numerous scientific and beekeepers conferences each year, and has…
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November 23, 2021
Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

The Agricultural Excellence Conference

AgEx is dedicated to bringing farm management enthusiasts together to build their business acumen. This year’s theme, The Challenge of Change, is about acknowledging that change can be difficult and also provide immense opportunity – learning how to confront change with confidence is the key. Conference-goers will come away from AgEx equipped with the information, tools and practical skills to…
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November 22, 2021