|Posted by douglasfarm on January 15, 2010 at 2:40 PM||comments (0)|
American Honey Producers Assoc. National Convention:
"Around 600 people registered for the convention, and about 37 vendors. Seminars included “The Honey Revolution – Restoring the Health of Future Generations” with Dr. Ron Fessenden of Colorado and The Sierra Club’s “Working to Protect Pollinators” with Dr. Neil Carman of Texas, to name just a few."
"Three members of the National Guard’s Oklahoma Agricultural Development Team...Read Full Post »
|Posted by douglasfarm on January 4, 2010 at 11:16 AM||comments (0)|
Beekeepers around the country are preparing to make their migration to California for February's almond pollination.
"By 2012, the ARS expects almond-bearing acreage in California to top 800,000, a sharp increase from the 680,000 acres of almonds farmed in 2004. The increase has helped drive up the price of honeybees from about $50 per hive in 2003 to as much as $170 per hive this year, the agency reports." -1
"California is the world's biggest producer and exporter o...Read Full Post »