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2 hrs ago |

Soils and bees benefit together from cover crops

The last few posts on these pages have touched on the pressures on what some might call the most important asset of any farm: healthy soil.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Madera County, CA

6 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Transparent pesticide studies urged

Research into the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides - which have been linked to declines in bees - will be funded by manufacturers under Government plans MPs have raised concerns over Government plans to allow pesticide manufacturers to fund "critical" research examining the impact of their chemicals on bees.


Related Topix: Science, Entomology, Agriculture

7 hrs ago | CJAD

Prime minister Harper's wife shrugs off bee sting, is used to bees

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife probably would have preferred a taste of honey but ended up on the business end of a bee sting.


Related Topix: Science, Stephen Harper

11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Africanized honey bees sting Texas man about 1,000 times

A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.


Related Topix: Science

16 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow County Beekeepers Association earns state award

There are lessons to be learned in honeybees, and the Onslow County Beekeepers Association is dedicated to sharing those lessons.


Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Science, Life, Food, Honey, Wilkesboro, NC, Richlands, NC

20 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths

There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of scientists and regulators worldwide.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Environment, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Vets to Agriculture program seeing early success

James McCormick, director of the Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture program, said work on the program began in December but wasn't approved by the state Legislature until earlier this year.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mason County, WV, Lesage, WV, Life, Food, Vegetables, Cabell County, WV


Honey bees, crucial in the pollination of many U.S. crops, are still dying off at an worrisome rate, even though fewer were lost over the past winter, according to a government report issued on Thursday.


Related Topix: Famine, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

New York Post

The detective who saves NYC from swarms of bees

Fifty-miles-per-hour winds ripped through Fort Greene Park as Detective Specialist Anthony Planakis looked up at the tree in front of him.


Related Topix: Science, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Astoria, NY, Rego-Park, NY, Life, Food, Honey, Entomology

Teen jounalists get the buzz on bees at OSU

Teen journalists Nardous Bahru of Parkrose High School and Andrew Nguy of David Douglas High School donned protective suits and stepped into the buzzing of bees as they reported and photographed field research Thursday at Oregon State University's Honey Bee Lab in Corvallis.


Related Topix: Science, Oregon State University, Oregon

Recognizing severity behind the plight of bees, state goverments step ...

Enjoy eating healthy foods like cherries, broccoli, almonds and strawberries? Consuming them is possible in large part due to bee pollination, but since their population is severely dwindling because of pesticide use and disease, many states are now paying people to help save and raise the beneficial insect.


Related Topix: Science, Entomology, Agriculture, US News, United States Department of Agriculture


Jail program trains inmates to become beekeepers

From one jumpsuit to another, a new Travis County program is training inmates to become beekeepers after their release from prison.


Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

FOX Carolina

Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.


Related Topix: Amazon, Science

Sedalia Democrat

Handy horoscopes to plan your life6:57 pm

Half a dozen months ago, I "tracked the constellations for week, borrowed Travis McMullen's Ouija board and consulted with the Beaman Monster" to come up with some pretty solid constellational readings, better known as horoscopes.


Related Topix: Science, Recipes, Opinion

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Study: Dogs can feel jealous, too

New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science, Autos, Entertainment


Radio Frequency ID Tags Attached To Honey Bees...

Image Caption: The radio frequency identification tag allowed researchers to determine that some foraging bees are much more active than others.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, RFID News, Entomology

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Texas man stung 1,000 times by bees

Texas man stung 1,000 times by bees A street department worker in Wichita Falls, Texas, was stung 1,000 times by bees Thursday.


Related Topix: Science, Wichita Falls, TX, Agriculture

Weekly Packet

Plants and pollinators star in tour of Island Heritage Trust and historical society gardens

A small crowd gathered on the grounds of the Island Heritage Trust and the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society on Thursday, July 17, to tour the gardens and learn about the Island's plants and the insects that pollinate them.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Home Gardening, Home

The Windsor Star

Ontario bees take major hit study finds

A cone flower offers a lauching pad for a queen bee in the backyard oasis of Gerry and Margaret England in South Windsor Tuesday July 22, 2014.


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

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Actor Morgan Freeman becoming beekeeper

Actor Morgan Freeman is preparing to become a professional apiculturist after deciding to house 26 hives of bees on his Mississippi estate.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Science, Entomology, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Life, Food, Entertainment