Michigan Honey Study

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Dr Ferhat Ozturk, a visiting Bio Chemist at Alma College, was a presenter at this year’s Michigan Beekeepers Association Spring Conference. Dr. Ozturk and his team are doing a study about Michigan honey. They are looking for honey with medicinal properties. Dr Ozturk experience says this is usually dark honey but is interested in all Michigan honey. They would appreciate … Read More

Lowe’s Showin’ The Bees Some Love!

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Home improvement store Lowe’s announced it will phase out selling bee-killing neonicotinoid and plants treated with neonicotinoids! Get the full story here…Lowe’s to phase out selling neonics!

Hands On Review!

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Hands-on Review: Sunday, July 16 at 1:00 pm (weather permitting) Where we started and where we are now Bring protective bee gear (a few hoods available) Contact Lenny: 773-817-3181 or ifneedbee@earthlink.net You bring your questions – they’ll be answered in this live demo Inspection + Ready to Super? + Splits (even though it’s late) Bill and Anne Mauer will be … Read More

Ed Malkowski’s Book Signing on June 3rd

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Join Ed Malkowski as he debuts his memoir within the circle of family, friends, local and tourists alike. Follow his story from farmboy, to family man, to respected school principal, to Bee Whisperer Extraordinaire… a tale as American as you can get filled with truth, core values, humor and wisdom. When: Saturday, June 3rd Time: 1-3 p.m. Location: Orchard Market … Read More

Summer Picnic Was the Bees Knees!

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The 90+ heat certainly didn’t thwart plans for the 1st Annual Scottville Beekeepers Picnic! Beekeepers are tough characters after all – ever check the temperature inside one of those white bee suits? The balmy breeze from Tallman Lake and lots of shade trees only made it feel like summer had finally arrived in Mason County. Just like our bees, we’d … Read More