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Attempt to Remove Bees Ends in Total Loss House Fire

Photo credit: Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services Originally posted by Christopher Dunn at Fayette County News An attempt to get rid of pests ended in a devastating house fire Sunday evening. The homeowners, trying to get rid of a nest of bees, lit a stick on fire and pushed…

Young Harris Beekeeping Institute Registration Open

Wednesday, May 10th – Saturday, May 13 2017 Registration for the 2017 Young Harris / UGA Beekeeping Institute is now open! All registration will be conducted online. Click on this link to access the registration form: https://ugeorgia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_01krGC8NKJWpgFv Click here for more information: http://caes2.caes.uga.edu/bees/young-harris/index.html Please send any questions to Bear and…

Bees Literally Worrying Themselves to Death

From: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/06/bees-are-literally-worrying-themselves-to-death.html The American honeybee is in peril, you might have heard, if you are the sort of person who likes a ghost story. In the last year, beekeepers lost 42 percent of their colonies, another peak in a string of mass die-offs on the scale of plagues: In the…