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Honey production down 2.2% on Hawaii

Varroa mite infestation and dry weather contributed to a 2.2 percent decline in Hawai’i honey production last year, according to the local office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Read More

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90 percent of decrease in the production of Honey in the province Khorasan Razavi in Iran

Honey production in the province Khorasan Razavi is reduced by 90 percent because of drought. Read More

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British bee crisis will halt honey supply ‘in six weeks’

Home-produced honey could run out by Christmas because of a fall in the UK bee population, experts have warned. Read More

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Cold, rain limit Alaska honey production

As the days get shorter, something’s missing when Cranston peers at the frames that house her colonies: honey. “It’s the saddest year ever,” she said. Read More

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Bid to save Welsh bees stung by summer washout

WALES’ ailing honeybee population is being given artificial insemination after a second successive washout summer which has seen numbers fall to dangerously low levels. Read More

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Heat hammers honey bees

On days when temperatures exceed 100 degrees, bees collect more water to cool the hive to protect immature bees and ward against a meltdown, says University of California, Davis bee specialist Susan Cobey. Read More

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Unseasonal rains ruin wild honey yield in Kerala, India

Unseasonal rains have sharply brought down the yield of wild honey in Kerala’s Wayanad region this year, depriving the hard-pressed tribals of their supplementary income. Read More

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Rainfall may increase bee populations

The pitter-patter of rainfall may lead to the buzz of bees. Recent rains have given this year’s killer bee population in the Phoenix area a jump start, say exterminators in that city, and one Somerton beekeeper says the rains could … Continue reading

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New Rules to Protect Bees in Phoenix, AZ

The Valley has seen a lot of rain this year and with that rain has come swarms of bees. While bees pose a big danger, they are also a vital part of the food chain. Honey bee pollination is worth … Continue reading

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Beekeepers warn of honey shortage in Wales

Honey lovers are being warned to expect a shortage of the sweet treat because last summer’s poor weather stopped bees from foraging for nectar. Read more

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