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3 min ago | WTOK-TV Meridian
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.
2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
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.
5 hrs ago | Ag Professional
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.
9 hrs ago | Suria
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.
11 hrs ago | Sun-Star
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.
15 hrs ago | SFGate
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.
A legislative task force has two months to come up with recommendations about what more Oregon should do to protect bee pollinators.
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.
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.
Michael Martin Garrett/StateCollege.com // 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.
In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts. Andrew, who was born with a... View Full Caption In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts.
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Bees joined a group walk in Boulder today, and, perhaps sensing the visitors' friendly intentions, no one reported being stung. Bee Safe Boulder, an organization dedicated to curbing the use of certain pesticides, hosted a a walkabout in the Melody-Catalpa neighborhood, in conjunction with Go Boulder.
Nine took the test this year, and maintained the standard set by 17 last year. All are now judged capable of keeping honeybees.
Nicholls State University freshman Brook Hoover wants to use lessons learned from a summer helping with honey bee research to educate others about world hunger. Hoover recently completed the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the World Food Prize.
In 1984, when the fourth Labour government was newly elected, Phil Ormsby became a union delegate and his fellow telecommunications workers, who had survived the Muldoon years, told him life would be sweet now National was out and the supposedly more worker-friendly Labour party in. Little did they know that a swarm of neo-liberal economic reform - Rogernomics, named after the finance minister of the time, Roger Douglas - was about to descend.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:40 pm
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