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2013-05-15 23:26:48

The National Honey Board announces new research insights surrounding consumer's honey preferences. The NHB creates "The Story of Honey" to dispel myths from bee to table. Firestone, Colorado (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 With confusion swirling in the news regarding honey´s sources and authenticity recently, the National Honey Board (NHB), a federal research and promotion board with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversight, wants to clarify any misconceptions surrounding...

2013-05-15 23:01:00

In their effort to support and promote bee keeping, sustainable agriculture, local, small and family owned farms and other local food sources, Crooked Brook is offering a 15% discount off beekeeping and honey logo-label custom printed t-shirts from 5/15 to 5/22/2013 with the promo code "522013". Utica, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 In their effort to support and promote bee keeping, sustainable agriculture, local, small and family owned farms and other local food sources, Crooked Brook is...

2013-05-13 23:00:57

The Mohawk Valley Trading Company is now accepting orders of their Comb Honey that is expected to be available approximately Mid-July 2013. Comb honey is sections of the hexagonal-shaped beeswax cells of the honeycomb that contain raw honey that have been cut from the wooden frames of a beehive. United States (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 The Mohawk Valley Trading Company is now accepting orders of their Comb Honey that is expected to be available approximately Mid-July 2013. Comb honey is sections...

2013-05-09 23:00:34

Prince William Regional Beekeepers Association is accepting nominations for the position of Vice President; voting will take place at the next club meeting to be held on Tuesday, May 14th, 7pm — 9pm at the Manassas Church of the Brethren, Manassas, Virginia, United States. Honey bees are insects that are related to wasps and ants and there are approximately 20,000 known species of bees found on every continent except Antarctica. Virginia, United States (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Prince...

2013-05-07 23:02:47

Many who suffer from pollen allergies are finding that raw honey helps relieve their symptoms. The Mohawk Valley Trading Company (where they specialize in raw varietal honey) names a few beekeeping associations in Alexandria Bay, Chenango and Ballston Spa, New York where health conscious consumers can find honey producers to buy from directly. United States (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Many who suffer from pollen allergies are finding that raw honey helps relieve their symptoms. The Mohawk Valley...

Bats Get Tongue Erections
2013-05-07 08:31:33

Watch the video "A Dynamic Nectar Mop" April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What do busy janitors and nectar feeding bats have in common?  They both want to wipe up as much liquid as they can, as fast as they can. And it turns out, they both have specialized equipment for the job. A new study, led by Brown University, describes the previously undiscovered mechanism used by the bat, Glossophaga soricina, to slurp up extra nectar from within a flower: a tongue tip...

2013-05-06 23:03:53

As more pollen allergy sufferers reach for raw honey for relief of their symptoms, many are discovering local beekeeping clubs and associations. The Mohawk Valley Trading Company (where they specialize in raw varietal honey) offers up the names of a few beekeeping associations in East Sandwich, Massachusetts; Colver, Pennsylvania; Ithaca, New York and Ann Arbor, Michigan. United States (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 As more pollen allergy sufferers reach for raw honey for relief of their symptoms,...

2013-05-04 23:00:24

As the spring pollen season ratchets up so has the demand for raw honey at the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. Raw wildflower honey is often used by pollen allergy sufferers to lessen their sensitivity to pollen by eating 1 to 2 teaspoons of it each day. United States (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 As the spring pollen season ratchets up so has the demand for raw honey at the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. “Raw wildflower honey is often used by pollen allergy sufferers to lessen their...


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Melissophobia
2013-12-24 11:13:46

Melissophobia or the fear of bees, from Greek melissa, meaning honey bee and phobos, meaning fear, and sometimes misspelled as melissaphobia and known also as apiphobia, is one of the most common fears among people and is kind of a specific phobia. The majority of the population have been stung by a bee or had friends or family members stung. A child may fall victim to a bee sting while playing outside. The sting can be rather painful and in some individuals results in swelling which might...

Heirloom plant
2013-09-20 13:16:15

Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...

Orchard Mason Bee, Osmia lignaria
2013-07-10 14:38:22

The orchard mason bee (Osmia lignaria), also known as the blue orchard bee, is a species of megachilid bee that is native to North America. Its range extends across the Rocky Mountains, where two subspecies are located. The nests of this species are made in natural hollows in which the bees will make separate rooms for larvae by creating walls with mud. The orchard mason bee can first be seen the early spring months, when temperatures reach about fifty-seven degrees Fahrenheit. Males leave...

Red Mason Bee, Osmia rufa
2013-07-10 12:25:16

The red mason bee (Osmia rufa or Osmia bicornis) is a solitary bee that can be found in a range that includes England, southern areas of Scotland, Sweden, Norway, North Africa, and Iran, among other areas. This species is typically seen during the spring and early summer months, but it can be seen until the end of June. Females hold two horns on top of the head, and a smaller sting than other bee species, while males do not hold horns or a sting. Although the red mason bee is classified...

Apiology
2012-10-15 16:00:21

Apiology is the scientific study of honey bees, a subdiscipline of melittology (the study of all bees), which is a subdiscipline of entomology. Melittology comprises of more than 17,000 species other than the honey bee. Apiology includes apicology, which is the study of honey bee ecology. Honey bees are often chosen as a study group to answer questions on the evolution of social systems. People who study honey bees are called apiologists. There have been a number of notable apiologists...

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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'