Beekeepers cross fingers as new season starts
MLive.com – MI,USA
by Rosemary Parker | Kalamazoo Gazette Another season is under way for the nation’s commercial beekeepers, and the threat of mysterious colony collapse …
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Saturday Morning Coffee Talk and Open Thread
By greentuna
Kzoo Gazette: Beekeepers cross fingers as new season starts -As bee season gears up in warmer climates, many continue to worry about “colony collapse.” All Things Wise and Wonderful? CaptiolNewsService: New Troopers Needed for Safety …
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FEARS COLONIES WILL BE STUNG BY BEE DISEASE
Leicester Mercury – Leicester,England,UK
Now, they are concerned their insects face another threat, from the potential spread of colony collapse disorder, which has wreaked havoc in beehives across …
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Beekeepers cross fingers for better season
By Rosemary Parker | Press News Service
Another season is under way for the nation’s commercial beekeepers, and the threat of mysterious colony collapse disorder is still looming. “Whether there will be an ample supply of bees to pollinate Michigan’s fruits and vegetables …
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Scientists Develop New Protein Diet for Honey Bees
By workerbeej
American bee researchers are looking closely at better nutrition as a possible defence against Colony Collapse Disorder, and have developed a new “science-based” bee food to that purpose. MegaBee was developed by Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman …
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Colony Collapse Disorder: Researchers Work To Control Varroa Mites …
In response to a fast-spreading syndrome called colony collapse disorder (CCD) that’s striking honey bees nationwide, scientists at Agricultural Research Service bee laboratories across the country are pooling their expertise. …
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Winter Losses
By 2-Wheeler(BeeGood)
One European researcher feels that we have been so distracted by varroa, that we have simply overlooked the poor buildup, queen failures, poor honey crops, and colony collapse due to N. ceranae. More from Randy Oliver on Nosema: …
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