Monthly Archives: October 2008

180 women end training in beekeeping in Ghana

One Hundred and eighty participants, mostly women from a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) on Saturday, ended a two-week training programme on beekeeping at Oboadaka near Suhum in the Eastern Region. Read More

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Australian govt refuse bumblebees crop pollination in

The federal government has refused a request to allow bumblebees into Australia to pollinate crops. Read More

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Beeswax is not typical treasure hunt

There’s nothing like a shipwreck tale of mystery and intrigue to draw a weekday crowd to the Washington State Capital Museum for a noon-hour lecture. Read More

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UCD bee experts partner with Apiary Board

Honey bee specialists at UC Davis are working closely with the California State Apiary Board to help maintain a healthy bee population in the Golden State. Read More

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Bees: a crystal ball for telling the present, not the future

Blowing into a glass bubble that holds buzzing bees sounds a little kooky. But according to Portugue se artist Susana Soares, doing so could help detect disease and monitor fertility cycles. Read More

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Organic bees may be immune to mysterious disorder

Organic bees appear to be unaffected by the mysterious disorder that is killing off commercial bees, some beekeepers say. While the mainstream beekeeping industry has lost up to one-third of its populations, there have been almost no reports of colony … Continue reading

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Bees have begun disappearing in Southwest Florida

A mysterious phenomenon that has devastated honey bee colonies across the nation has spread to Southwest Florida. Read More

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Pesticides not to blame for bee decline

“The recent phenomenon described as honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a serious concern to everyone associated with agriculture, (“Mystery of lost bees points to pesticide” Oct. 16). It is unfortunate that this article claims a pesticide class to be … Continue reading

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Professor wins grant to study bees

The University was one of 17 colleges awarded a $4.1 million grant to investigate the sudden decline of Georgia honey bee populations. Read More

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Paradoxical findings deepen the CCD mystery

Vita urges beekeepers to become more proactive to prevent bee deaths Read More

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