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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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Honey laundering’ draws protests from producers

An industry group alleged Monday that Chinese businesses are bringing honey into the United States illegally, by lying about the product’s origin to bypass expensive import tariffs and fees. It’s called “honey laundering,” and officials say it’s a serious issue … Continue reading

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Mpls. City Council legalizes beekeeping

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on Friday to pass an ordinance that legalizes beekeeping in Minneapolis. Read more

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Minnesota researcher helps fight an invasion of mites

University of Minnesota entomology professor Marla Spivak is breeding a special strain of queen bees to help beekeepers fight varroa. Read more

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