Category Archives: Regional Beekeeping

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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Ugandan Beekeepers Fund Education through Beekeeping

by Gary 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. The Bwindi Youth have fifty hives, doctor but dream of having eight … Continue reading

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Bait Hive Workshop by Peter Sieling

Bait Hives constitute an important component of your beekeeping equipment. Use them to catch bees to replace dead colonies, hospital increase your colonies, and minimize your own swarm losses. Workshop topics will include what bees look for when selecting a … Continue reading

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Audio of lecture by Dr. Thomas D. Seeley, Honeybee biologist at Cornell University

Dr. Seeley located the wild honey bee colonies living in Cornell University’s Arnot Forest in 1978, salve before the introduction of varroa mites, cialis and again in 2002, help well after the mites were established in North America. Contrary to expectation, … Continue reading

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Ugandan Beekeeper Explains Role of Foreign Aid in Non-Profits

Garreson Publishing runs a monthly e-mail newsletter for beekeepers (subscribe). This article is the second in a series of interviews of beekeepers from across the world. Ambrose Bugaari is an Enterprise Development Specialist in Kampala, Uganda. He writes a blog … Continue reading

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Researcher in Kenya changes lives through beekeeping education

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. Tom Carroll teaches beekeeping at Baraka Agricultural College in Molo, Kenya. He runs Apiconsult.com, … Continue reading

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Audio of talk by Randy Oliver, of ScientificBeekeeping.com

by Peter Sieling, President Steuben County Beekeeper’s Association We in Upstate NY are fortunate to have regional honey bee associations that bring in high quality lecturers from as far away as California. If you braved the February 19th blizzard and … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Beekeepers Starting Youth Program

There’s an exciting project starting in Philadelphia – a group of beekeepers, prescription urban farmers, and youth are starting a program to teach kids how to produce and sell honey. “With a sustainability focus and a student Community Supported Apiary … Continue reading

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