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Beekeeping

Virginia Beehive Distribution Program

Virginia Beehive Distribution Program
— Read on www.vdacs.virginia.gov/plant-industry-services-beehive-distribution-program.shtml

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Beekeeping

Researchers decipher and codify the universal language of honey bees

Virginia Tech researchers’ breakthrough deciphers and codifies the universal language of honey bees.
— Read on m.phys.org/news/2019-03-decipher-codify-universal-language-honey.html

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Beekeeping

Virginia continues to experience honeybee losses

Over the past five years, surveys have shown a steady increase in honeybee mortality averaging greater than one-third of the statewide population.

BeeCheck, a Virginia apiary registry, was created as a voluntary communication tool that enables beekeepers and pesticide applicators to work together, using a mapping program, to protect apiaries. Details are available at va.beecheck.org.

— Read on augustafreepress.com/state-continues-to-experience-honeybee-losses/

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Beekeeping Gardening

BEES!!!

My mountain mint brings all the bees to the yard.

Honey bee on mountain mint

Honey bee on mountain mint

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Beekeeping Gardening

New tools

My Brushy Mountain Bee Farm order arrived today.

  • 8-Frame Unassembled Pine Hive Body + nails
  • 10” Hive Tool – The perfect all around beekeeping tool.
  • Pry and Grip Tool
  • The Beetle Blaster beetle trap x6
  • Assembled 9-1/8 Black Superframe x3