Posts Tagged ‘honeybee’

Group launches project aimed at saving honeybees

by MBJ Staff Published: March 19,2013

Tags: agriculture, bee, beekeeper, farm, farmer, farming, garden, gardener, honey, honeybee, pollinate

PEARL RIVER COUNTY — The Pearl River County Master Gardeners hope to boost the population of the Blue Orchard bee in south Mississippi with a project intended to attract this native pollinator to area backyards. The group, a volunteer organization facilitated by Mississippi State University’s Extension Service and committed to consumer horticulture education and community […] [...]

EPA exempts products to fight varroa mite in honeybees

by MBJ Staff Published: December 11,2012

Tags: apiary, bee, beekeeper, bug, farm, farmer, farming, federal, government, hive, honey, honeybee, insect, mite, pesticide, state

JACKSON — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved two emergency exemptions to help Mississippi beekeepers control damaging varroa mite infestations in honeybee colonies. The products are HopGuard, manufactured by BetaTec Hop Products, and Apivar, manufactured by Veto-Pharma S.A. HopGuard cardboard strips treated with potassium salt of hop beta acids may be inserted in honeybee […] [...]

Ag Department discovers, destroys Africanized bee colony

by Associated Press Published: November 30,2012

Tags: agency, bee, government, hive, honeybee, insect, invasive species, investigate, investigation, state

PASS CHRISTIAN — The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) located and destroyed a colony of Africanized bees at a residence in Pass Christian on Oct. 29 after receiving a complaint from a homeowner. During the investigation of the complaint, a colony of bees was discovered in the subfloor of the structure. According to […] [...]

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