Monthly Archives: November 2006

Ethiopia: Gov’t said giving prime attention to apiary development

State Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr. Abera Deresa indicated the attention and high priority the government attached to the promotion of beekeeping and enhancement of honey production as part of the wideranging efforts to enabling the majority of … Continue reading

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Bee sting ‘cures pain’ in China

Seems like apitherapi is getting popular in China… Read more

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Honeybees join the bomb squad

Here is another article about bees detecting bombs. I feel sorry for the bees though, when I see how they are strapped into a tube… Read more

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Alaska beekeepers work to preserve hives in winter

Honeybees aren’t built to survive winter’s subzero temperatures, but with a shortage of bees nationwide, more beekeepers are trying to nurture the fuzzy insects through Alaska’s most notorious season. With parasitic mites preying on the U.S. bee population, the price … Continue reading

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‘Ethical honey’ a sweet trend for Manitoba beekeepers

Manitoba honey producers are tapping into the latest buzz: more people buying locally-produced, organic honey. Read more

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Argentine honey exports solid increase

Argentine honey exports totaled 84,087 ton in the first nine months, a three percent increase over the same period of 2005, official sources reported Thursday. Read more

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3rd-generation beekeeper describes ups and downs

Idaho beekeeper Greg Lemmons and his family have weathered it all: deadly mite invasions, seesaw honey prices, skyrocketing fuel costs and even dairy cow invasions. And they’ve come through it all in pretty good shape. Read more

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Honey bees sweeten literary works

Doug Akers writes about honey in the literature. Read more

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Beekeepers told to go for quality

Beekeeping extension officer in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Hussein Msuya, said last week that although Tanzania’s honey and beeswax has reliable market for honey abroad, the keeping and harvesting methods leaves much to be desired. Read more

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Varroa Update 16 from New Zealand

A new varroa movement control line, that includes a five kilometre buffer zone, has been established in consultation with affected beekeepers. The controlled area notice declared in June has been revoked and replaced with a new controlled area notice which … Continue reading

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