2 hrs ago
Comvita profit dips 10% on honey shortage, rising costs
Comvita, which produces health products from manuka honey and olive leaves, posted a 10 percent decline in full-year profit, beating its own guidance as it coped with a shortage of honey and higher costs.
2 hrs ago
W Austin's new rooftop apiary to produce 4,000 pounds of honey per year
There's something new buzzing at the W Hotel. Behind the ventilation ducts and pipes on the roof of the W Austin Hotel , the newest tenants of Block 21 are hard at work in the bee yard.
Wed May 22, 2013
Home-cooked tomatoes sweet as home-grown
If you're like me, you're counting the days until the first red, ripe tomato appears in the garden or at the farmer's market.
The Summit Daily News
How to help the busy bees that keep our food supply buzzing
I've been very concerned about the substantial loss of honeybees over the years.
Candy Tease: Sweets & Snacks Expo - Part 2
More new product introductions were announced at Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago.It's interesting to watch new versions of tried and true brands being created.
Croatia is training honeybees to locate landmines
As if it's not enough that bees provide honey, wax, ecosystem balance, and tragic endings to Macaulay Culkin movies, researchers in Croatia are using the insects to locate the unexploded landmines that litter the Balkan landscape.
Fiji Beekeepers Have Major Potential
With the members of the Fiji Beekeepers Association producing the majority of the country's honey, the Association's President, John Lewis, believes there is great potential for the industry to grow.
London: City of Urban Honey and Green Ideas
London's a city of very old things. Like many places throughout Europe, it's not uncommon to find a building that's been around since the 18th century.
The Marketplace' to celebrate grand opening Tuesday
After a two-week "trial run," The Marketplace, Pulaski's new farmer's market under the direction and management of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, will celebrate its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Tuesday, May 21.
The architecture of bees: a study of hexagonal honey combs
People have long been interested in the architectural endeavors of animals. The internal structure of bee hives, the hexagonal combs of wax, have been amongst these ponderings , going back to Marcus Terentius Varro's Rerum Rusticarum Libri Tres , a volume on Roman farm management.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Cary News
Cary native finds niche in Peace Corps
In 1964, a Peace Corps volunteer named Barkley Moore went to Iran, where he helped build 30 libraries, started a kindergarten and spent 50 hours a week teaching English.
Training plan for next generation of beekeepers
Lindsay Bourke from the Tasmanian Beekeepers Association says impending retirements are creating a dilemma for producers who are experiencing unprecedented demand for their honey.
Mon May 20, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Michigan fruit farmers fight to rebound from last year
Rodney Winkel, 66, of Watervliet checks frost damage on grape buds Thursday. 'Any little thing that goes wrong, you're out,' he explained.
Does sugar fast-track the ageing process?
Excess processed sugar in your diet, even in small amounts can cause dark circles, wrinkles, dehydrate skin and can fast track the ageing process.
Diabetes Self Management
Other Sweeteners to Consider: Agave and Coconut Palm Sugar
Get tips and insights from health-care professionals and people with diabetes, share your thoughts, and ask questions on our blog.
The Janesville Gazette
Edgerton Hospital plans honeybee apiary on its campus
It's a fashion choice certain to turn heads at his job at Edgerton Hospital. By June, Kindschi, the hospital's human resources director, could have hundreds of thousands of new personnel to take care of at the hospital.
Sun May 19, 2013
Honey Production, Fruit Picking Delayed By Late Spring
Now that the weather has finally warmed up, farmer's markets are back in business.
Sat May 18, 2013
Bees make their way from Georgia to homes throughout the area
Mark Bedillion, right, loads a box of bees into the truck of Paul Medenciy of Greene County during “Bee Pickup Day” at Bedillion Honey Farm in Hickory.
Dartford beekeeper Bill Mundy, 91, carried on producing honey as a Japanese POW
HONEY may just seem like something sweet to put on your cereal but one Dartford beekeeper knows how useful it can be in times of war.
Little Door Restaurant - LA, CA
It's 3pm on Friday. The clock is slowly ticking down at the office. As painful minutes go by, you're trying to impress your new item with a proposition of a good time.