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Governor’s signings, vetoes mixed in California

Givernor vetoes against Napa County Democrat Noreen Evans’ bill that would have increased penalties for those who steal beehives in California. Read More

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As prices increase, so do bee hive thefts

Third-generation beekeeper Roscoe Hall spent the last year fretting over a disease that’s inexplicably caused thousands of his industrious insects to abandon their colonies. Read more

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Hive heists sting beekeepers Thefts have cost apiarists in California up to $330,000 in past 18 months

Third-generation beekeeper Roscoe Hall spent the past year fretting over a disease that’s inexplicably caused thousands of his industrious insects to abandon their colonies. Now, entire hives are disappearing, too. Read more

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Beehives Stolen from California Nut Grower

Beekeepers have been struggling with a mysterious disease that’s destroying their colonies. Now they have to fend off thieves. One California nut grower, who needs bees to pollinate his trees, says robbers stole 180 of his hives, costing him about … Continue reading

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Beekeepers left buzzing mad after queen bees raided from hives

Beekeepers in the South Island believe that bee rustlers are at work in Central Otago. Read more

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Buzzing over bee theft

Beekeepers throughout the region will be busy this winter attempting to prevent theft of their bees as other keepers from Washington, Minnesota and elsewhere across the country bring tens of millions of the stinging, honey-making insects into California. Read more

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