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Habitat for the honey bee

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — There has been a lot of buzz about bees in recent years with the sharp decline in the honey bee population, Colony Collapse Disorder and fears there may one day not be enough honey bees to pollinate the trees and plants that bear our …continue reading on dglobe.com

In the bee business: North Dakota honey farmer Ray Green faces uncertainty

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Hricik
mhricik@thedickinsonpress.com
MOTT — Ray Green of Mott plans to keep waking up at the crack of dawn to work, even during the Independence Day weekend.
Green, his arms ticked here and there with bee stings, is busy supervising the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PHOTO: Bee truck breaks down in Mitchell

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

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What all the buzz is about

May 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRANT — In Jerry Linser’s apiary rehab clinic, he holds one of his clients between his fingers.

“I know where you’ve been,” murmurs Linser to a honeybee, as he gently lifts it to the bee screen around his face. “You have a honey-tummy …continue reading on dglobe.com

What all the buzz is about

May 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRANT — In Jerry Linser’s apiary rehab clinic, he holds one of his clients between his fingers.

“I know where you’ve been,” murmurs Linser to a honeybee, as he gently lifts it to the bee screen around his face. “You have a honey-tummy …continue reading on dglobe.com

Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

USDA offering bee habitat incentives to farmers, ranchers

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Bees are probably best known for the honey they produce, but that’s not the only benefit they provide for mankind.
Those buzzing little insects also pollinate a large portion of America’s commercial agriculture crops, though honey bees have been…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bee buzz gets louder at Capitol

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Bees are tiny, but are big players in crop production, so the growing problem of them dying off is creating a huge concern throughout the Upper Midwest.

Minnesota leaders are looking at ways to help because bees are chief pollinators …continue reading on echopress.com

Vanishing bees a mystery, ag official says

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Since about 2006, experts from across the country have worked on answering a major question for American agriculture: What is killing America’s honey bees?
Today, the question remains largely unanswered, although it is beginning to look …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com