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Buzz about U professor is ‘genius’

A University of Minnesota bee researcher gets a big surprise: a MacArthur “genius” grant. Read more

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USDA provides assistance to producers of honeybees, livestock and farm-raised fish

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that disaster assistance will be issued to livestock, honeybee and farm-raised fish producers that suffered losses in 2008 because of disease, adverse weather or other conditions. Read more

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Ten-year plan to help honey bees

HONEY bees are to be given greater protection under a ten-year strategy unveiled yesterday. Read more

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Entomology graduate fellowship to honor apiarist Lorenzo L. Langstroth

Penn State has received a $250,000 gift to endow a graduate fellowship in entomology in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Read more

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‘Adoption’ scheme aims to help save honeybees

People who are concerned about the fate of the UK’s honeybees but who do not want to keep bees themselves can now get involved with efforts to protect them under an “adoption” scheme launched today. Read more

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BBKA to fund a PhD project into investigating the genetic basis of hygienic behaviour in honeybees

The British Beekeepers’ Association, which represents more than 16,000 of the country’s amateur beekeepers, will give a £36,000 grant to support the work of a post graduate student over the next three years, in the prestigious Laboratory of Apiculture and … Continue reading

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Gambia: U.S. Ambassador Provides 1 Million for 13 Community Projects

The United Stated Ambassador to the Gambia Mr. Barry L. Wells on Wednesday 4th November presided over the signing ceremony for projects worth D1 million for thirteen beneficiary groups from all the seven regions in the country. Read more

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A few tweets will help bees

Honey bee research at UC Davis will benefit from a TwitCause social media campaign that started Thursday and ends Wednesday, Nov. 11. Read more

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O’Keeffe Foundation Gift Will Enhance Penn State Honeybee Research

Penn State research on honeybee health and Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) will receive a boost as a result of a $100,000 gift from the E.B. O’Keeffe Foundation. The award will fund a competitive graduate fellowship that will pair a student’s … Continue reading

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Federal measure contains millions of dollars for Hawaii’s agriculture industry

The U.S. House has approved the House-Senate Conference report on the 2010 agriculture appropriations bill. Read more

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