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January 4, 2018


Bloomington Business Starts Program To Prevent Beehive Theft

The new GPS system will allow commercial beekeepers to track and retrieve hives.

October 11, 2016


Beekeeper Worries A Bee Disorder Caused Loss Of Two Hives

The orchard discovered two empty bee hives days before their sixth annual Cider Festival on Saturday.

June 3, 2016


Noon Edition: Bee Hives, Swarms, and Honey

This week on Noon Edition, we will be discussing all things bees.

May 14, 2016


Indiana Bee Deaths Down Since 2015

The Honey Bee Colony Loss Survey reports this year’s first quarter loss is 12-percent, compared to 22-percent last year.

October 27, 2015


Purdue Bees Bite Back Against Mites

There are many potential causes for bee die-off, but most scientists agree the parasitic Varroa mite is a major factor.

May 14, 2015


Despite Progress, Honey Bee Population Continues To Decline

A new study shows the trends in the declining honey bee population across the United States.

April 9, 2015


More Of Indiana’s Honeybees Survive The Winter

A Purdue University investigation found that about 29 percent of Indiana’s honeybees died off this past winter.

May 7, 2013


Beekeepers See 30 Percent Decline In Population

Beekeepers continue to experience a decline because of "colony collapse disorder," a phenomena first identified in 2006.

May 30, 2012


Purdue University Breeding Mite-Resistant Bees

Purdue University experts say parasitic mites are going to be more populous this year because of the warmer winter and spring.

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