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New Honey Bee Scientist at UC Davis

Elina Nino from Penn State becomes new apiculturist at UC Davis read more

RFID tags on Honey Bees Reveal New Dynamics

Study shows some foraging bees are much busier than others read more

How Honey Bees Stay Cool

Study shows worker bees dissipate excess heat within a hive similar to how humans do read more
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Beekeeping for Beginners

September 27, 2014, Eagle River, WI read more

Maine State Beekeepers Assoc. Annual Meeting

October 18, 2014, Hampden, Maine read more

Alabama Beekeepers Association

September 26th & 27th, 2014, Clanton, AL read more
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