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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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Arizona company tries to amp up honeybees

The Buzz reported Friday that beekeepers nationally are continuing to lose an alarming percentage of the bees they use to commercially pollinate crops. (…) One Arizona-based company, however, says it has a solution. MegaBee: The Tucson Bee Diet is a … Continue reading

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Honeybee Researcher to Unravel Properties Governing Lifespan with Support from Norway

Gro Amdam, associate professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, has been awarded two grants totaling the U.S. equivalent of about $1.4 million from the Norwegian Research Council to investigate biochemical factors and social life history … Continue reading

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Local keepers see a profitable upside

State agriculture officials say a mysterious disorder that has killed off half the commercial bees in some parts of the country is now in Arizona. It hasn’t yet been reported in Southern Arizona, but a positive side effect has been. … Continue reading

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Tucson woman survives 300+ bee stings

Stung more than 300 times by a swarm of bees, a Tucson woman lives to tell her amazing story of survival. Read more

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