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2 hrs ago | Broomfield Enterprise

Broomfield council abuzz about backyard bees; members will consider code change for insects

Broomfield residents who want to keep bees in residential neighborhoods might be one step closer to that goal after City Council has decided to reconsider beekeeping rules. At a study session Tuesday, council members said they were open to further discussions about what it would take to allow beekeeping in residential neighborhoods.


Related Topix: Science, Broomfield, CO, Entomology, Life, Food, Honey, Lafayette, CO

6 hrs ago | FarmingUK

FUW brings taste of rural life to Cardiff Country Fair

The Farmers' Union of Wales will welcome visitors to the Cardiff Country Fair at the end of the month with a taste of rural life and food production in a bid to bring the countryside closer to those who live in towns and cities. Taking place on Saturday and Sunday at Cardiff Castle, the country fair showcases the essence of rural Wales and celebrates the best of farming, food and the countryside from across the UK.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

10 hrs ago | This is The West Country

David Wilson Homes helping bees over the winter

THE region's bee population is currently gearing up for winter and while many bee-friendly plants are reaching the end of their flowering season, there is still much that can be done to help the bees survive the winter ahead. Five star housebuilder David Wilson Homes has a firm commitment to supporting the insects with its bee-friendly gardens and is supporting Bees' Needs, a new five point plan to help bees everywhere enjoy the winter.


Related Topix: Science, Entomology

Tue Sep 16, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sue Bee Honey celebrates 93 years, record year of production and sales

A group of Siouxland employees came together Tuesday to celebrate a record year with food and music after causing a national buzz. The Sue Bee Honey annual meeting hosted the country music trio, the Henningsens, who are a part of the company's newest marketing campaign.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Monona County, IA, Woodbury County, IA, Sioux City, IA


Honest, This Is All True

A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IN CANADA was suspended from school for dealing...PEPSI ! Keenan Shaw was selling the pop from his locker to fellow students. His crime? Violating school nutrition rules and operating a business without a license.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Science, Drugs

KHQ-TV Spokane

Honey bees need your help

NOTE: While honey bee tend to be non-aggressive, they can still sting. It is important not to encourage children to hold honey bees unless you know they are not allergic and you are confident they can handle a bee calmly and gently.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Entomology

Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog

Lactic Acid Bacteria in Bees Counteracted Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA in Lab Experiments

The group of bacteria counteracted antibiotic-resistant MRSA in lab experiments. The bacteria, mixed into honey, has healed horses with persistent wounds.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Science

Lincoln Times-News

Watch out for the sharp side

Yates Reep uses powdered sugar to test for Varroa mites on Reep Brothers Road during a Lincoln County Beekeepers Association meeting. A parasite that can only reproduce in bee hives, the Varroa mite weakens bees by sucking the open circulatory system fluid called hemolyph.


Related Topix: Science

The Newberg Graphic

Beekeepers stung by prejudice

Strict regulations on hives mean just a handful of an exploding population of beekeepers apply for permits “Bees are the new chickens.” So says Brian Duval, whose husband Michael Carlson manages six hives in the backyard of their Alberta neighborhood home.


Related Topix: Science

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Beekeepers Seek New Home for Association and Honeybees

There's a growing number of beekeepers in East Mississippi and West Alabama. In fact, a local group draws dozens of interested residents to learn the craft and share experiences.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Association, Science, Meridian, MS, Kemper County, MS, Lauderdale County, MS, Clarke County, MS

The Miami Herald

Florida residents help the fight to save dwindling honeybees

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.


Related Topix: Florida, Science, Agriculture

Ag Professional

CropLife America supports H.R. 5447

CropLife America supports H.R. 5447 , introduced last week by Congressman Austin Scott , chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture. H.R. 5447 emphasizes the need for practical countermeasures against the Varroa mite, which has been identified as a major challenge to managed honey bee colony health.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Barack Obama, United States Department of Agriculture


Bees, bright colours and bondage at...

Burberry Prorsum and Roksanda Ilincic presented two very different visions of dressing up at London Fashion Week on Monday, but both were feminine, flattering and bursting with colour. A model presents a creation from the Burberry Prorsum collection during the 2015 spring/summer London Fashion Week, September 15, 2014 - by Carl Court Elsewhere, Scottish designer Christopher Kane paid tribute to Louise Wilson, his former teacher at Central Saint Martins fashion college who died earlier this year, with a collection inspired by his graduate show -- and a hint of bondage.


Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, Burberry, Science, Fashion Week, Entomology


Domoguen: Colony collapse and climate change disorder

IMAGINE singing the song "Good old days" in a field away from the crowd of current habitations, and it gets you imagining so many living things we lost in a landscape that we have changed. Imagine seeing the days of September unfolding into the cold days of December.


Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey, Opinion


Divine honey harvest

A recent Sunday, 10:04 a.m.: With morning services in full swing seven floors below, two beekeepers prepare a pair of hives and 70,000 bees for the annual honey harvest on the roof of Glide Memorial Church. Congregants are soon heading up a winding staircase to watch.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entomology

Shocking treatment is weighed by FDA

Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks -- so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Science, University of New Hampshire, University of Minnesota

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Newberg Graphic

Task force continues to look at bee health

A legislative task force has two months to come up with recommendations about what more Oregon should do to protect bee pollinators.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon State University, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science

Westland Observer

10 Berkshire runners stung by bees10 Berkshire runners stung by...

District spokeswoman Marcia Wilkinson said it's possible one of the students accidentally stepped on a nest or a hive. "They were treated in the Berkshire office," Wilkinson said Thursday.


Related Topix: Science, Education Etc., Hives, Medicine, Health

Dromore Today

Dromore beekeepers deliver course

Dromore Beekeepers Association will deliver a course preparing for the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association Intermediate Certificate Practical written exam over 15 evenings from September 22. Practical: Migratory beekeeping, queen rearing, nuclei management, disease and pest control, equipment, show preparation of honey and wax, legislation and starting up. Scientific: - External and internal features of the honeybee, its life cycle, the work done, methods of communication, reproduction, brood and adult bee diseases, pollination, honey and swarming.


Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey

Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center

Michael Martin Garrett/ // Sam Schaffner, 9, looks on in awe at a butterfly at the Great Insect Fair shortly after a different butterfly urinated on his hand - creating a "lifelong enemy" for him. He also enjoyed the scorpions and tarantulas at the fair.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Family, Kids, State College, PA