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Ohio Beekeepers Task Force Being Proposed To Address The State Honey Bee Crisis

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Pune, March 31, 2009 (source: Article by John Carey, Ohio Senator in Chillicothe Gazette dated March 26, 2009): Honey bees hold the key to success of American agriculture, according to John Carey, the Ohio State Senator, as they pollinate “dozens of crops, from fruits and vegetables to nuts and other specialty items. In fact, bee pollination is said to account for about one-third of the U.S. Diet.”

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Beekeeper, Who Killed Fellow Beekeeper in May 2007 For Honey Gets Life In Prison!

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Pune, March 29, 2009 (Source: The Telegraph, UK, dated March 25, 2009; ABC News dated March 25 and 26, 2009): Can you imagine a beekeeper being so cruel as to murder a fellow beekeeper?

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Laidlaw Honey Bee Research Facility, University of California To Have Honey Bee Garden

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Pune, March 1, 2009 (News courtesy: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis).
Davis, February 26, 2009: It's a honey of a garden, the judges unanimously agreed.
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DEFRA Announces Increased Funding in UK for Bee Health

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Pune, January 30, 2009 (Source: Bee Craft, the official journal of the British Beekeepers' Association, online news dated January 21, 2009): Research funding to the tune of £4.3 million (about Rs. 320 million) to safeguard and undertake more research into the health of bees was announced by the Secretary, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK (DEFRA) Hilary Benn on January 21, 2009.
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European Parliament to Strengthen Efforts to Support Bees

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Pune, December 1, 2008 (source: http://www.moraybeekeepers.co.uk/ News and Views, November 21, 2008): If bees disappear, then the future of all farm crops, and market garden crops, will be in severe jeopardy as food crops will not be pollinated! This was the reasoning behind a session in the European Parliament on 19 November 2008 to discuss the threat to bees.
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