The buzz about beekeeping | lifestyle

A hive frame filled with bees. The frame keeps the honeycomb in the hive. Photos Courtesy of Hing Family Apiary For the Hing family of Naples, beekeeping began with Kylene Hing exploring new ways that are fun and educational experiences for her two homeschooled children, Kiana and Gabriel. Kylene found a 4-H Beekeeping and Gardening … Read more

10 tips for new beekeepers

4. You need some equipment. You will see many videos of beekeepers casually pouring handfuls of bees into a hive with no glove or veil, or dropping the top of a hive without protection. They just show off. I tried to peek into my beehive without gloves and was promptly chased across the yard by … Read more

Evanston women see the benefits of bees | Wyoming News

Kayne Pyatt Uinta County Herald via Wyoming News Exchange EVANSTON — Two local women do their part to help native bees and honeybees survive and thrive. Barb Martinez and Leanne Hutchinson, who own and operate Good to Grow farms and started the Thursday afternoon Evanston Farmers Market, are also active beekeepers. The two women order … Read more

Varroa mite detected in Coffs Harbor blueberry orchard in 43rd case since outbreak began

Beekeepers on the NSW Mid North Coast are the last to prepare to destroy their hives after the discovery of Varroa mite in hives on a blueberry farm. Most important points: NSW Apiarists Association president Steve Fuller says the outbreak will affect 15 beekeepers in the area There are concerns about the impact on the … Read more

Backyard beekeeping raises warning against honey industry varroa mite

Backyard beekeeping is booming, but with the world’s worst bee parasite on our doorstep, can well-meaning enthusiasts bring down Queensland’s honey industry? Most important points: Commercial honey industry is concerned about the spread of Varroa mite from backyard beehives Recreational beekeepers are urged to register their hives with Biosecurity Queensland A Toowoomba Lavender Farm has … Read more