Monthly Archives: March 2008

Greenwich High student wins science competition

Eliza McNitt, a Greenwich High School junior, captured top honors at the 45th Connecticut Junior Science and Humanities Symposium for an original research project that traced the migration of pesticides through the production of southwestern Connecticut honey. Read more

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Proposed legislation could hurt agriculture in New Zealand

Farmers, horticulturists and beekeepers are extremely concerned about proposed legislation that will threaten the billion dollar agricultural industry, they say. Read more

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As prices increase, so do bee hive thefts

Third-generation beekeeper Roscoe Hall spent the last year fretting over a disease that’s inexplicably caused thousands of his industrious insects to abandon their colonies. Read more

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Bees to help sniff out quality wine

Scientists at the Queensland Brain Institute are using bees’ noses to help develop a machine that can smell the difference between a good and a bad wine. Read more

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Bee Pollen – A Budget Friendly Food for Health and Healing

Bee pollen is often referred to as nature’s most complete food. Pollen harvested from a diverse selection of geographic areas contains all the essential components of life in a good tasting, chewable, easily digested, and highly bio-available form that can … Continue reading

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Beekeepers in UK demand £8m for research into treatment against devastating viruses

Beekeepers have warned that most of the country’s honey bees could be wiped out by disease in 10 years unless an urgent research programme is launched to find new treatments and drugs. They are to launch a nationwide campaign, including … Continue reading

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Honey holds promise in Fiji

Honey farmers are being urged to increase their production to meet the local demand. Read more

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Diseases could wipe out honeybees by 2018 in UK

Most of Britain’s honeybees could be wiped out by disease in 10 years, costing the economy £165 million a year, experts warned yesterday. Read more

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Public school gets new bee garden

A San Francisco school will acquire the city’s first bee garden on a public school campus when fourth- through eighth-graders come together this morning to help create the garden. Read more

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New Tax Incentives in the U.S. For Beekeepers is Good for Orchards

The senate almost unanimously passed a bill making it cheaper for honey beekeepers to operate. This is good news for local orchards. Read more

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