Tag Archives: North America

How to React When a Swarm of Honey Bees Decides to Invade Your Home

With summer right around the corner, soon the Honey Bees, Yellow Jackets, Wasps, and other stinging insects will again be out and about. Read more

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Beekeepers Say to Be Nice to Bees

Local bee keepers are getting the word out about protecting hives that could be near your home or yard. 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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Consumers may feel sting of state’s dying honeybees

Fred Fulton is still shaking his head from the sting of losing half the 100,000 bees he had on his Montgomery property. Read more

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Has Colony Collapse Disorder Reached Canada?

In parts of the U.S. bees are going gangbusters and looking like they are supposed to look in early April … strong, ready, willing and able. But in the more northern parts of the U.S the season isn’t as advanced … Continue reading

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South Dakota beekeepers prepare for honey-making season amid mysterious bee die-off

The California winter has been a tough one on South Dakota beekeepers like Richard Adee. Last fall he sent 155 semitrailer trucks to California loaded with hives containing bees fit and ready to pollinate the almond crop. Read more

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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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South Dakota Honey Production: Third Largest

A government report shows the state’s honey production at 13.2 million pounds was third largest in the nation. North Dakota had the biggest crop at 31 million pounds. California was second, just slightly ahead of South Dakota. 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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New Tax Incentives in the U.S. For Beekeepers is Good for Orchards

The senate almost unanimously passed a bill making it cheaper for honey beekeepers to operate. This is good news for local orchards. Read more

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