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John Marra is an authority on Honeybees and he is a retired WSAZ home and garden expert. He is an animated speaker on honeybees and gardening.
This month’s Athens County Area Beekeeping Association is having a guest speaker, Wade Stiltner, the retiring state apiary inspector for west virginia and a lifelong beekeeper, at our March 21st monthly meeting starting at 7:00 PM. This will be at the Athens Community Center, 701 East State street in Athens, Ohio . It’ll be… Read More
In West Virginia, mining jobs have been declining for years, and there have been few other options to make a living. The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective is hoping to help turn that around.
Bees exposed to a type of insecticides called neonicotinoids dramatically changed their behavior — becoming sluggish, antisocial and spending less time caring for the colony’s young, researchers say.
Summer is finally here and many are complaining about insect bites or wine flies. But even if they might be annoying in the first place, their are two very important issues about insects in our environment: First, they are endangered, because their natural habitat gets destroyed more and more every day. Second, even if we… Read More