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11-year-old becomes professional beekeeper
Eleven-year-old Allison Spinney passed the Georgia Master Beekeeping Program, Certified Beekeeper test in September. Allison is one of the youngest beekeepers to pass the test in Georgia. She attended the Coweta 4H beekeeping program for a year, ...

Sacramento Bee

Beekeeping a calling and profession for young Sacramento farmer
Sacramento Bee
UC Davis graduate Viridiana Acosta-Ramirez, who also graduated from the California Farm Academy, tend to bees on a farm in Capay Valley in Esparto, Calif., on Oct. Acosta-Ramirez's goal is to become a beekeeper at a time when bees are environmentally ...

Beekeeping firm creates buzz in Pennsylvania
Pocono Record
Mann Lake manufactures its supplies in Minnesota. The local facility ships orders all over the East Coast from its huge warehouse. Its largest customer has 100,000 hives, Licata said. Beekeeping supplies also are sold in a 7,000-square-foot retail ...

Christian Science Monitor

Chelsea and Rob McFarland lure people into a sweet science: urban beekeeping
Christian Science Monitor
Those actions could range from becoming a full-time urban beekeeper – building and sustaining hives of bees and harvesting the honey – to planting a bee-friendly organic garden with bee-friendly plants, such as lavender, glory bushes, jasmine, rosemary ...
Bee whisperer's diary: Inside a beekeepers association annual meetingBangor Daily News

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First Coast News

Beekeeping in Fla. increases, but bee die-off continues
First Coast News
Beekeeping has become popular in Florida. According to Master Beekeeper Bo Sterk in St. Augustine, there were about 400 – 500 beekeepers in the state when he started 20 years ago, and now there are about 3,500 beekeepers in the Sunshine State.

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The buzz about bee keeping
The buzz is out! If you're interested in beekeeping, make a beeline to the Monroe County Beekeepers Association's Beginner's Beekeeping Class. Set for Monday, Nov. 10, and Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Room 100 of the Butcher Auditorium at Hiwassee College, ...

Meade County 4-H receives grant for backyard beekeeping project
Rapid City Journal
STURGIS | Meade County 4-H has received a $1,800 Working Here Fund grant to build and stock two beehives for its youth community garden in Sturgis. The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America's (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund.

The Daily News Journal

Job Shadow: Elrod wins state beekeeping honor
The Daily News Journal
Elrod, president of the Rutherford County Beekeepers Association, was recently honored as the Tennessee Beekeeper of the Year by the state association. As a beekeeper, Elrod maintains more than 75 colonies and works to spread a love of bees throughout ...

Beekeeping classes
The Daily Tribune
The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association is offering classes on beginning beekeeping. The eight classes will be held on alternate Saturday mornings at the Titus County AgriLife Building on Industrial Street in Mount Pleasant from Jan. 10, 2015 to April ...

Whispering Pines Council Allows Beekeeping With Conditions
Southern Pines Pilot
Present and future beekeepers in the village of Whispering Pines may now maintain bees on their property, provided certain stipulations are followed in a new amendment to the land development ordinance passed Wednesday night. The five-member village ...

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