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Meetings

The Randolph County Beekeepers Association meets on the first Tuesday of every month.
Where:
Ag. Ext. Office
1003 South Fayetteville St..
Asheboro, NC
Time:
7:00PM till ??9:00PM??
Visitors are welcome.

Queen color ID

Bees in the news

Honeybees should be protected, not banned

http://thereminder.com/opinion/mikedobbscolumn/honeybeesshouldbep/

 

Honeybees Have Sharper Eyesight Than We Thought

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/04/honeybees-have-sharper-eyesight-we-thought

 

To save honey bees, human behavior must change

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170406121535.htm

 

The almond milk craze could be bad news for bees

http://www.popsci.com/almond-milk-could-be-bad-for-bees

 

Beekeepers, honey bees provide more than sweet nectar in Catawba County

http://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/beekeepers-honey-bees-provide-more-than-sweet-nectar-in-catawba/article_031a7b5a-493b-5672-a30f-dbf63175d5d9.html

 

Hungry Bees Like Flowers From Rural Areas Than In Urban Ones? Find Out Here Why

http://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/10383/20170315/hungry-bees-like-flowers-from-rural-areas-than-in-urban-ones-find-out-here-why.htm

 

GENERAL MILLS’ HONEYBEE CAMPAIGN LOOKS TO BOOST AWARENESS AND DECLINING SALES

http://www.inquisitr.com/4060817/general-mills-honeybee-campaign-looks-to-boost-awareness-and-declining-sales/

 

Cheerios gives away wildflower seeds in effort to save honey bees

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/cheerios-giving-away-wildflower-seeds-in-effort-to-save-honey-bees

 

Australian researcher working to immunise honey bees, protect them from varroa mite

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-10/researcher-immunising-honey-bees-to-guard-against-varroa-mite/8342172

 

How a Winnie The Pooh is helping children to protect the honeybee population

http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/news_behind/15061808.How_a_Winnie_The_Pooh_is_helping_children_to_protect_the_honeybee_population/

 

Researchers uncover possible new hidden threat to honey bees

http://michiganradio.org/post/researchers-uncover-possible-new-hidden-threat-honey-bees

 

Youth invited to learn about honeybees

http://www.journalscene.com/education/youth-invited-to-learn-about-honeybees/article_c67ccf72-d9b3-11e6-916e-5fbd44d7e516.html

 

NC “Save the Honeybee License Platenc-honeybee-license-tag

http://www.beeawarenc.org/order-save-the-honey-bee-license-plate/

 

First Bee Species Declared Endangered, Beekeepers Concerned for Honeybees

http://www.9and10news.com/story/34229984/first-bee-species-declared-endangered-beekeepers-concerned-for-honeybees

 

More Bad News for Honey as U.S. Seeks to Get Handle on Glyphosate Residues in Food

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carey-gillam/more-bad-news-for-honey-a_b_12769698.html

 

Beekeepers seeking to protect honeybees

http://www.akron.com/akron-ohio-opinions.asp?aID=32418

 

First Confirmed Case of Zombie Bees Discovered in NC | WFMYNEWS2.com
http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/first-confirmed-case-of-zombie-bees-discovered-in-nc/345202564

 

Honeybees keep Apalachee Beekeepers buzzing

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/home-garden/2016/09/09/honeybees-keep-apalachee-beekeepers-buzzing/90095206/

 

‘Like it’s been nuked’: Millions of bees dead after South Carolina sprays for Zika mosquitoes.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/09/01/like-its-been-nuked-millions-of-bees-dead-after-south-carolina-sprays-for-zika-mosquitoes/

 

How honey bees ‘telescope’ their abdomens.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160725104109.htm

 

Humans and wild birds ‘talk’ to each other as they hunt for bees’ honey.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/birds-bees-honey-honeyguides-mozambique-niassa-national-reserve-animal-communication-a7148896.html

 

Interpreting the Buzz of Honeybees.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/buzz-of-honeybees-zbcz1606.aspx

 

Misunderstood Honeybee Hive Mind Season In Bell County.

http://beltonjournal.com/misunderstood-honeybee-hive-mind-season-in-bell-county/

 

Homeowner learns honeybee swarm nothing to be afraid of.

http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/environment/homeowner-learns-honeybee-swarm-nothing-to-be-afraid-of/article_0101422c-bfa3-5833-9319-71cafe835b76.html

 

Truck hauling more than 400 beehives involved in chain reaction crash on I-85.

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/multiple-vehicles-involved-in-i-85-nb-wreck-at-catawba-river-bridge/328501999

 

Africanized bees kill two dogs in West Texas, injure owner with more than 50 stings.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/africanized-bees-kill-two-dogs-in-west-texas-injure-owner-with-more-than-50-stings/ar-BBtRn3e?li=BBnb7Kz

 

Honeybees get most of their pesticide load from nonfarm plants, study finds.

https://www.minnpost.com/earth-journal/2016/06/honeybees-get-most-their-pesticide-load-nonfarm-plants-study-finds

 

Insects in Concord attack were regular honeybees, not killer bees.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Insects-in-Concord-attack-were-regular-honey-7943086.php

 

Bees chase car for 2 days to rescue queen.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/25/europe/bees-car-queen-wales-trnd/index.html

 

Virginia Tech study aims to help explain honeybee losses.

http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/virginia-tech-study-aims-to-help-explain-honeybee-losses/article_52f95e3c-2101-11e6-970a-37b121908c7a.html

 

Charleston, SC (WLTX) – A colony of Africanized honey bees was found in South Carolina for the first time in 15 years, according to officials with Clemson University.

http://www.wltx.com/news/local/killer-bees-found-in-sc-for-1st-time-in-15-years/212164108