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Apiculture (beekeeping!) Crop Insurance

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 23rd Jan 2018

It seems a bit ironic, or maybe even absurd, to be talking about ‘rainfall insurance’ for beekeepers after the soaking deluges of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. On the other hand, parts of the West and … READ POST »

Add Honey Bees, Reduce Your Texas Property Taxes

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 23rd Jan 2018

The majority of Texas’ state income is from property taxes and the small landowner carries much of the burden. If you own between 5 and 20 acres beekeeping may the answer you need for the property tax … READ POST »

Bee Mystery Solved?

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

BeeWeaver's thoughts... The paper by Bromenshenk et al., recently published in PLoS One, adds to earlier work suggesting that CCD is characterized by bees which are infected with multiple pathogens. T … READ POST »

Bee Venom . . . The Good and the Bad

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

I was born the son of a beekeeper, who was a son of beekeeper, who was a son of beekeeper, who was….. Anyway, the bee venom runs deep. So deep that as a kid I developed the classic curse of a beek … READ POST »