U Of M Gets $25K Grant To Fund Beekeeping TeamNorth Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded nearly $110,000 in grants for five honey bee projects. The largest grant is nearly $27,000 to the North Dakota Beekeeper's Association for promotion, outreach and education.
Honey Production, Fruit Picking Delayed By Late SpringNow that the weather has finally warmed up, farmer's markets are back in business. But, you may not see some of your favorite foods right away. Fresh fruits and the honey supply will be delayed this year. Step into the packing facility for Ames Farm Unlimited, and it seems like business as usual. But owner Brian Fredricksen says all the jarred honey, candles and honeycomb are leftovers from last summer.
More Beekeepers Than Ever In MinneapolisThe buzz in Minneapolis is the fact that the number of beekeepers is growing, and the number of people wanting to be a beekeeper is, too.
Beekeepers Fear Harmful Effects Of PesticidesBeekeepers say a new pesticide is killing bees. A group is asking the EPA to do more testing before using the pesticide, which was approved in 2003.