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Honey Bees Linked to New Diseases in Wild

Diseases commin in managed honey bee colonies now widespread in UK's wild bumblebees read more

Single Gene Separates Queen from Workers

Scientists identify how a single gene in honey bees separates queens from workers read more

Scientists to Meet to Help Honey Bees

Meetings held to discuss 2 key areas of work that will aid honey bees read more
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‘Beekeeping for Beginners’

April 12 and May 10, 2014, Madison, WI read more

NY Bee Wellness 2-day Workshop

June 7-8, 2014, Wappinger Falls, NY read more

Organic Beekeepers for Beginners

May 10-11, 2014, Lincoln, Vermont read more
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