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Cold, rain limit Alaska honey production

As the days get shorter, something’s missing when Cranston peers at the frames that house her colonies: honey. “It’s the saddest year ever,” she said. Read More

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Alaska beekeepers work to preserve hives in winter

Honeybees aren’t built to survive winter’s subzero temperatures, but with a shortage of bees nationwide, more beekeepers are trying to nurture the fuzzy insects through Alaska’s most notorious season. With parasitic mites preying on the U.S. bee population, the price … Continue reading

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