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Arizona bee swarms expected in larger numbers this year

Fire officials and beekeepers are seeing an increase in swarming bees this spring because of above-average rainfall and the spread of Africanized bees throughout Arizona. Read more

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Utah Detects Africanized Honey Bee Near Cedar City

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food officials have detected the presence of the Africanized honey bee in Cedar City. Read more

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Africanized bees move north in Utah

A hive of Africanized honey bees has been discovered in Cedar City. The big news from that discovery is the hive removal and the way the bees survived the winter indoors, in the eaves of a house. 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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Bad Bees of Brazil

Eleven African queen bees and swarms of half-African drones and workers escaped from a Sao Paulo laboratory in 1957, and Brazil has been pained about it ever since. Read More

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Africanized honeybees found in Winn Parish

Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, D.V.M. said the August 11 confirmation of Africanized honeybees in Winn Parish was not unexpected. “We had already moved our trap line twenty or so miles east of Winn Parish after Africanized honeybees … Continue reading

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Just let ‘em bee: aggressive Africanized bees play nice in Manatee

Africanized “killer” bees arrived locally several years ago. But for some reason, the critters with lightning tempers go into chill mode when they hit Manatee County. Read more

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Africanized honeybee safety class

Homeowners, parents of young children and outdoor workers are encouraged to learn safety tips for Africanized honeybee encounters in Florida. Read more

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Don’t downplay danger of disturbed hives

Everyone knows that honeybees are very important as a source of honey and as pollinators to many crops, and that right now the beekeeping industry is having many problems. No one disputes that. But Africanized Honeybees are a very real … Continue reading

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