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Neonicotinoid ban hit UK farmers hard

Bugs devour rapeseed crop in Britain as EU ban on pesticide to save bees comes into force   Peter Kendall surveys his crop of oilseed rape. At this time of year, he should usually be looking at healthy green cotyledons … Continue reading

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Tanga to start producing honey, sugar from sisal

Tanga Region will soon start to produce honey and sugar from sisal, thanks to the initiatives from the Tanzania Sisal Board (TSB) and a US based company, Tierra Group, for improving the economy and create more jobs. Already the board … Continue reading

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Anhui: Biggest Honey Exporting Province in China in Jan-Nov Period

Between January and November, Anhui’s honey exports reached 26,056 tonnes, worth $49.5 million, ranking first in the country, local authorities said. The province saw a 48.15 percent and 50.56 percent year-on-year rise in the volume and value of the exports, … Continue reading

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How sweet it is: Honey Co-op turns 75

From processing honey in a Victorian warehouse in downtown Winnipeg, to marketing 
worldwide, Manitoba’s honey co-operative has grown into an international business It may have been 75 years ago, but Edwin Hofer still remembers the excitement of delivering honey to … Continue reading

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Bees create a buzz at Mangalore airport

MANGALORE: Fifty-nine passengers on board aJet Airways flight from Bangalore to Mangalore ended up with more frequent flyer miles than they bargained for thanks to a swarm of bees that kept them inside the aircraft for an hour longer than desired. The flight … Continue reading

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Sudan Bee Honey Production Increases to More than Half Million Tons

Khartoum – The Ministry of Animal Wealth, Fishery and Pastures has affirmed its concern with bee production as it will boost the national economy and that the Ministry will provide all necessary resources to improve this sector. Ahmed Al Tahir, … Continue reading

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Feeding Honey Bees in Winter

Sometimes it is necessary to feed honeybees through the winter which can be accomplished by several methods. That is the position we find ourselves in here on Five Feline Farm after two colonies have struggled through the fall with apparent … Continue reading

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