Monthly Archives: May 2011

Penn State Leads Honey Bee Health Initiative

University Park, Pa. — A nationwide network to monitor and maintain honeybee health is the aim of the Bee Informed Partnership, a five-year, $5 million program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and … Continue reading

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Garreson Publishing to provide free websites for bee clubs

by Gary In the past decade, physician the cost of developing and maintaining a website has dropped exponentially, treat but many bee clubs still do not have websites. In a recent survey of U.S. bee clubs, we estimate that at … Continue reading

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Removing Honey Bee Colonies from Buildings

by Pete One way to acquire bees is by removing them from a building. You should have experience handling bees before tackling this sort of job. You should charge for the removal to cover your time, health with the bees being … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fruitless Fall

by Gary I was browsing beekeeping books in the library and stumbled across “Fruitless Fall, sales ” by Rowan Jacobson, clinic a dramatic narrative written in the wake of colony collapse disorder, the recent and mysterious mass die-off of honey … Continue reading

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Interview with Mustapha Nadaji, Nigerian Beekeeper

Garreson Publishing runs a monthly e-mail newsletter for beekeepers (subscribe). This article is the first in a series of interviews of beekeepers from across the world. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Mustapha Nadaji Prometer of Nadaji … Continue reading

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Honey Bee Costumes from “Jungle Book”

by Gary Nancy Sieling does theatrical costume design, as well as editing Pete Sieling’s work for Garreson Publishing. She produced a series of fantastical animal costumes for a production of The Jungle Book, a children’s musical adapted from the Disney … Continue reading

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