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One Bee Ruins It All, by Toby Nix, a Coweta Local Beekeeper

11/05/2017 23:56
By THE NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD | Jun. 30, 2017 - 6:00 AM It’s right about that time of year where local beekeepers will be harvesting honey and offering up local and raw honey for you.  I am a beekeeper myself, though I would be lying if I claimed to know more...

Thousands of honey bees die after truck crash on California freeway

11/05/2017 23:08
CBS NEWS November 3, 2017, 4:15 PM AUBURN, Calif. -- Thousands of honey bees were killed when a semi truck crashed after avoiding a slow down on a freeway in California. CBS Sacramento reports the crash happened around 7 p.m. Thursday night along Interstate 80.  Police...

Pesticides found in honey around the world

11/05/2017 23:06
  By Erik Stokstad Oct. 5, 2017 , 2:00 PM Insecticides are cropping up in honey samples from around the world, a new study finds, suggesting that bees and other pollinators are being widely exposed to these dangerous chemicals. The commonly used insecticides, known as neonicotinoids,...

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