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Rasberry crazy ants attack beekeepers, big business in Texas

Deep in the heart of Dickinson, beekeeping has been Bill Whittington’s way of life since the days of Watergate. Read more

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Rasberry ant targets honeybees in South Texas

A species of ant that has ruined sewage pumps, fouled computers and made it difficult for homeowners to enjoy their yards has a new target: the honeybee. Read more

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N. Texas Honeybees Help People Fight Allergies

Beekeepers said just a teaspoon of locally harvested honey each day can produce results within a week. It relieves allergies by helping the body build up a natural immunity to local allergens. Read more

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TDA secures exemption to use ApiLife VAR to control varroa mites in beehives

Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs announced today that the Texas Department of Agriculture has been granted approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue a Section 18 specific exemption allowing the use of the formulated product ApiLife VAR containing thymol, … Continue reading

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