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May 15, 2017
A honeybee sits atop a canola blossom in July 2014 in the Robinson, N.D., area. Canola is one of several flowering crops on which bees in North Dakota feed, and beekeepers would like to see more research on bee nutrition. Mikkel Pates/ Forum News Service
North Dakota offers money for honey bee research
May 15, 2017 - 7:34am
May 14, 2017
Beekeepers Chiara and Travis Bolton sell their honey under a number of different names including Solarwise. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Sunnyside to bee-keeping: Solar gardens providing habitat for honey makers
May 14, 2017 - 11:34am
February 20, 2017
Blue Dasher Farm LLC grows milkweed plants to use in a risk assessment for practices that affect monarch butterflies. Photo taken Jan. 6, 2017, at Estelline, S.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Blue Dasher Farm embraces 'regenerative' research
February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 10, 2017
Rusty patched bumble bee (Courtesy Smithsonian Institute)
Bumble bee declared endangered
January 10, 2017 - 11:47am
September 11, 2016
Johnson holds out a rack of honey, looking for larva or the queen.
Minn. beekeepers experiencing colony collapse, biofuels to blame?
September 11, 2016 - 8:05am
August 26, 2016
It is not a Minnesota State Fair without politics, and Republican Chairman Keith Downey delivered on Thursday, July 25, 2016, when he said he felt his party booth volunteers will be safe from Democrats who harrassed presidential candidate Donald Trump supporters last week. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Capitol Chatter: Trump last to make Minnesota ballot
August 26, 2016 - 2:08pm
August 14, 2016
Rain fell on and off during this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Black Hills of South Dakota. These motorcyclists took no chance to get rained on with their umbrella in this photo taken on Sturgis' Main Street. Submitted photo
Officer stung 47 times when bees get 'stirred up' in Sturgis, send 3 to hospital
August 14, 2016 - 8:14pm
May 27, 2016
Fargo man killed by more than 1,000 bee stings in Arizona park
May 27, 2016 - 9:53am
May 12, 2016
Workers at Dakota Honey LLP, Larimore, ND, clean beehive boxes from the prior season in anticipation of summer honey production on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. (Nick Nelson/Forum News Service)
New survey provides more buzz on bees
May 12, 2016 - 6:45pm
March 21, 2016
Rebecca Masterman teaches some hobby beekeepers how to combine a hive during a bee squad class on Aug. 6, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. (Renee Jones Schneider/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
Duluth seeks to cut use of pollinator-killing insecticide
March 21, 2016 - 5:30am
March 19, 2016
A bee lands on a Shungiku blossom at the Chino family farm in Rancho Santa Fe, California, in this March 7, 2013 file photo. Reuters
France looks to ban pesticides blamed for bee losses
March 19, 2016 - 11:56am
November 14, 2015
A colony of Italian worker bees congregate outside their hive while pollinating a blueberry field near Columbia Falls, Maine, in this file photo taken June 22, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/Files
Experts to explain the importance of pollinator-friendly gardens
November 14, 2015 - 9:00pm
October 13, 2015
A queen bee in an Adee Honey Farms hive -- the larger, orange bee with the orange number 58 on its back -- is surrounded by a circle of attendant bees, who feed her and keep her clean and comfortable. The hive will be among 60,000 the company will transport to California this month in more than 150 semi-trailer loads. Photo taken Sept. 30, 2015, Bruce, S.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
South Dakota-based bee enterprise largest in the U.S.
October 13, 2015 - 10:30am
August 12, 2015
Stewart Erickson displays the bees’ nest removed from a bush on the dike road.
Man rescues bee swarm, brings them to safe hive in Wisconsin
August 12, 2015 - 1:19pm
August 2, 2015
MARILYN HAGERTY: A bee-zy life for the Francks
August 2, 2015 - 6:20am