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Honey – Exposing Imposters

Honey Exposing Imposters They say imitation is the greatest form of flattery. For people this might be true but when it comes to honey it could be disastrous. Have you ever noticed how clear honey can look sometimes? Almost unnaturally so. Well...

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How Dominant is the Queen Bee?

­­­How Dominant is the Queen Bee? By Sarah Pleuthner At the center of a honeybee colony lies the heart and soul of the organization: the queen bee. The queen, the mother to all who live in the hive, is vital to the existence of the entire colony...

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4 Tips to Avoid Stings

Four Tips for Avoiding Bee Stings By Callie Turnbull  Summer time is here and bees are busy buzzing around and looking everywhere for nectar. 1.       Stay away from nests!  Bees are territorial and will defend their nests with their lives. If...

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High-Rise Honey Video

Together with Stratus Properties and Canyon Johnson Urban Fund II, Austin based non-profit, Central Texas Bee Rescue has installed a bee apiary atop the 37th floor of the W Austin. As the first roof top apiary in Austin, the project has...

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New Fountain of Youth?

By Allison Luxenberg The Fountain of Youth may have met its match! Homemade beauty products featuring honey are a cost effective all natural alternative to commercial products. Honey, traditionally known as a natural sweetener, usually in hot...

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Battle for Survival!

By Duane Pool The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in conjunction with other regulatory agencies have released recommendations on May 2nd, 2013 detailing the effects of parasites, disease...

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Research Schmee-search!

By Duane Pool In light of recent Federal Department of Agriculture (F.D.A.) reports regarding Colony Collapse Disorder, the need for independent research has become even more crucial in the fight to save the honey bee. Corporate research has...

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