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Hive Tracks Founders Original

Hive Tracks

by James Wilkes Hive Tracks is beekeeping software created by beekeepers for beekeepers with the goal of improving the quality and experience of beekeeping for everyone. It is a…

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Why We Keep Bees?

…of bee stings (or for masochists) 7. For the relatively independent life-style 8. You inherited a bee farm One or more of the above answers probably fits many beekeepers, but…

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JAN LOHMAN: Interview

Jan Is One Of The Movers And Shakers Of The Oregon State Beekeepers by Dewey Caron Jan Lohman and partner Vince Vazza run over 2000 colonies based in Hermiston,…

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Bee Informed And Be Inspired

…of projects designed to place relevant, understandable information tools for honey bee health in the hands of the nation’s beekeepers. The takeaway is that their discoveries are our discoveries, and…

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CATCH THE BUZZ: Huge Bee Kill In Almonds

What Happens In Almonds Doesn’t Stay In Almonds. This Year’s Devastating Bee Kill In California Hurts Apples, Cranberries, Blueberries…and Beekeepers. News Release From The Pollinator Stewardship Council. The last…

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Beepocalypse Inspired Activism

beekeepers, especially commercial beekeepers, have seen their yearly colony losses just about double from an average of around 10-20 percent before 2006, to an average of roughly 20-40 percent today….

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Scorched Earth in Italy

Italy and Small Hive Beetles by Andrea Quigley Italian beekeepers are in despair with the discovery that small hive beetle (‘SHB’, Aethina tumida) has arrived on their shores. On…

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Nervous Neighbors

Small hive beetle in Italy. And maybe beyond! by Andrea Quigley Two months ago, we looked at the woes of Calabrian beekeepers facing bankruptcy as their apiaries were burned…

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Creating Pollinator Habitat

…idea developed in collaboration with Peggy Garnes, President of the Medina County Beekeepers Association (MCBA), and Terry Lieberman-Smith, Vice-President of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association (OSBA). “The need for this…

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…most beekeepers know, once you get stung, you’re hooked. Well, it didn’t take long before Shane was stung and wanted to learn more. “They drew me in,” he said. Around…

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Got A Question? Ask Phil!

…and for beekeepers with limited experience, the smell of decaying brood, dead from other causes such as Varroa mites, may lead to misdiagnosis. Almost every Fall, I receive calls from…

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Phenology and Its Value to Beekeepers

…provide forage across the growing season. While many plant lists exist to help beekeepers, gardeners and farmers to select plants important to honey bees and other pollinators, most of these…

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…teach beekeeping skills in Third-World Countries. She also writes monthly articles for Bee Culture, each issue of Beekeepers Quarterly and occasionally for BeeCraft. She is an Eastern Apicultural Society Master…

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