Monthly Archives: October 2008

Export of honey from India expected to rise in 2009-10

With the honey production in the Kashmir valley showing considerable surge, the authorities have set the target for honey export for 2009-10 to 250 metric tonnes, an official spokesman said on Sunday. Read More

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Bear-shaped beehive sets Big Bend driveway humming

It was the old man’s head that got Andy Hemken to thinking. Read More

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Kitchen honey better at healing burns than standard NHS treatments

Treating a burn with honey from the kitchen cupboard may promote faster healing than a surgical dressing. Read More

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Scientists breeding better bees

An enhanced-line honey bee stock developed by University of California, Davis bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey, that crosses her bee line “New World Carnolians” with “Old World” Carnolians from Germany, shows genetic promise in aiding the troubled bee industry, research reveals. … Continue reading

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Governor’s signings, vetoes mixed in California

Givernor vetoes against Napa County Democrat Noreen Evans’ bill that would have increased penalties for those who steal beehives in California. Read More

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Asian honey bees spreads in Australia

Public reporting of Asian honey bees has become more crucial to the DPI since the battleground has expanded into the suburbs of Cairns. Read More

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Monday, October 6, 2008 Beetle pesticide raises a new buzz

The injection of the pesticide imidacloprid into healthy maples near those infested by the Asian longhorned beetle may be welcome news to shade tree lovers, but Worcester beekeepers are worried and some are planning on moving their hives from “ground … Continue reading

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Fears that bee colony disease has come to NZ

Fears that the devastating bee disease Colony Collapse Disorder has arrived in Wairarapa has prompted a leading beekeeper to make an appeal to farmers using sprays. Read More

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Argentine beekeepers no longer in clover

Beekeepers had it easy when cattle roamed freely across the flower-filled meadows of Argentina’s Pampas plains. But a boom in soy farming has changed all that. Read More

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Beekeeper Favors Natural Processes

Germany’s largest beekeeper and honey producer, Guenter Friedmann, is not merely concerned with the practical aspects beekeeping. He considers the biological and spiritual factors in a dynamic economic system to be equally important facets of his successful business. Read More

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