Monthly Archives: February 2009

Cuba Plans Production of Bee Propolis Pills

Cuba is planning to produce bee propolis for oral and vaginal use, reported Radio Rebelde on Thursday. Read More

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Beekeeper offering sweet reward for information

A Florida beekeeper is offering a sweet reward – $1,000 – for information leading to the arrest of vandals who destroyed 140 wooden hives of bees. Read More

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Africanized Honey Bees Arrive in Southern Utah

The Utah Department of Agriculture says the bees have been found in Washington and Kane counties. Read More

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Africanized bees quickly spread throughout Florida

Just seven years after they were first spotted in the Tampa area, African honeybees have become well-established throughout South Florida. Experts estimate that up to 80 percent of all wild bee colonies in the area are now hybridized with this … Continue reading

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Tourism tries a little honey to catch more travel agents

Two executive branch agencies are teaming up to make travel agents a little sweeter on the Virgin Islands. Read More

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Beekeepers in NZ told to destroy wasps nests now

Beekeepers are being advised to destroy wasps nests before the insects have a chance to attack their honey bees. Read More

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MP welcomes increased funding for Bee Research

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has welcomed the Government’s commitment to increased funding for bee research after a sustained campaign by The British Beekeepers Association (BBKA), of which he’s a member. Read More

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Bees killed by Neo-nicotinoids in expressed Maize sap

New research by Prof. Vincenzo Girolami of the University of Padova in Italy shows Neonicotinoids in maize kill bees via water droplets. Read More

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Oregon State hires bee specialist to investigate hive collapse

Oregon State University has hired a honey bee specialist to help Northwest farmers avoid the the baffling collapse of bee colonies that has struck other agricultural areas. Ramesh Sagili, who holds degrees from an India agricultural university and a doctorate … Continue reading

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Newly-formed cooperative helps beekeepers in Afghanistan

Excellent results with a beekeeping project in the Afghan province of Takhar encourages Mission East to take a step further to help its 50 apiculture beneficiaries create a business enterprise. Read More

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