Swarm Season is Upon Us
Have a bunch of bees you need removed? Our Honey Bee Swarms & Removal page can direct you to the right person in your area.
By Karla E on December 29, 2011
In the news, again… and with a color photo on the front page of the Washington Post no less! http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/in-search-of-a-better-bee/2011/11/07/gIQA5e3RLP_story.html Anyone who wants to read about our SARE project the results of which are mentioned in the article can find links here: http://pwrbeekeepers.com/education/sare/ and
By Karla E on October 15, 2011
The PWRBA SARE project, Promoting Sustainable Beekeeping Practices through local production of nucs (nucleus colonies) and local queen honeybees is now complete. The final report and appendices can be found at the following link: http://mysare.sare.org/mySARE/ProjectReport.aspx?do=viewRept&pn=FS08-223&y=2011&t=1 Thanks to all of the SARE participants, SARE collaborators, and our wise guides.
By Karla E on June 16, 2011
PWRBA quoted in this Washington Post Article. Find it here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home_garden/as-bee-colonies-die-beekeepers-face-challengefinding-replacements/2011/05/26/AG66BLGH_story.html As bee colonies die, beekeepers face challenge finding replacements By Adrian Higgins, Published: June 1 I’ve been a two-hive beekeeper hobbyist for several years, not so much to be awash in honey and mead but for the simple pleasure of seeing honeybees on garden flowers. [...]
By Karla E on June 16, 2011
See link here: http://www.southernsare.org/News-and-Media/Press-Releases/Virginia-Beekeepers-Successful-in-Rearing-Local-Honeybee-Colonies Virginia Beekeepers Successful in Rearing Local Honeybee Colonies Candace Pollock ([email protected]) 06/08/2011 GAINESVILLE, Virginia – Beekeepers in Virginia striving to improve the health of their colonies are finding success by reviving what many consider to be a lost sustainable beekeeping practice. Through a $14,736 Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) [...]
By Karla E on February 11, 2011
Tuesday March 8, 2011 with special guest ERIN FORBES, EAS Master Beekeeper, Overland Apiaries, Portland, Maine speaking on Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Grant, “A Comparison of Honey Bee Colony Strength and Survivability between Nucleus and Package Started Colonies” followed by a brief presentation on Practical Backyard Queen Rearing. RSVP to [email protected]
By Karla E on April 15, 2010
SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) page has been updated. Please check SARE under education link
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By Karla E on March 20, 2010
The PWRBA SARE grant is mentioned in this article from Mother Earth News online. Worm Wrangling: Or, Why I Love Keeping Worms More Than Keeping Bees.