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Cool temps hamper Dakota bees' honey production

posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:59 PM

A month-long stretch of cooler summer temperatures in the Dakotas has honey producers anticipating a drop in the states' honey crops as extracting gets underway. Full Story

Posh Hotels are Buzzing With Tiny New Guests

posted on July 13, 2012 at 12:59 PM

     NEW YORK (AP) - An iconic hotel in the heart of midtown Manhattan is buzzing with thousands of tiny new visitors. But watch out: They'll sting if you get too close.        Honeybees have taken up... Full Story

Beekeepers Derail Proposed Bee Rules

posted on January 7, 2011 at 5:01 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind (AP) — Western Indiana beekeepers who swarmed county officials with complaints about proposed limits on their honey-making hobby have forced officials to drop the proposal after warning that it would have virtually eliminated the... Full Story

Companies Hope Sourcing Will Stem Illegal Honey

posted on December 30, 2010 at 4:12 PM

FRESNO, Calif (AP) -- Honey companies and importers are launching a program in January to try to stop the flow of illegally sourced honey from coming into the country. Full Story

States Expand Efforts To Combat 'Funny Honey'

posted on September 30, 2010 at 2:09 PM

RALEIGH, N.C — You might call them the Honey Police — beekeepers and honey producers ready to comb through North Carolina to nab unscrupulous sellers of sweet-but-bogus "funny honey." North Carolina is the latest state to create a standard that... Full Story

Small Town Hives Make Big Buzz

posted on January 31, 2003 at 8:01 PM

Small Town Hives Make Big Buzz
Log Chain Apiary, a family owned honey business in Allerton, Iowa, has found several direct marketing outlets Full Story

Osama's Honey

posted on October 12, 2001 at 8:10 PM

American officials say they have evidence that Osama bin Laden is using shops that sell honey in the Middle East and Pakistan to generate income and secretly move weapons and drugs throughout his terrorist network. Full Story

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