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USDA to Provide $4 Mil. for Honey Bee Habitat

Assistance for farmers/ranchers in Midwest to improve honey bee health read more

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Western PA Beekeeping Seminar

February 13 & 14, 2015, Mars, PA read more

Annual NE Kentucky Beekeeping School

February 28, 2015, Maysville, KY read more

Annual Chemical Free Organic Beekeepers Conf.

Feb. 27, 28, Mar 1, 2015, Oracle, AZ read more
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