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Honey, what’s all the buzz? Beginning beekeepers help our pollinators.

By on June 12, 2019

When most people hear a buzzing sound, they may begin to panic in fear of being stung. However, honeybees are not harmful. Bees pollinate plants and play an important role in providing us with one out of every three bites

News Roundup

News Roundup: May 28 – June 3

By on June 3, 2016

  Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Honeybees pick up ‘astonishing’ number of pesticides via non-crop plants,” Phys.Org: A Purdue University

Growing season keeps commercial beekeepers buzzing

By on March 31, 2014

With blueberries in bloom in White Lake, some of the state’s tiniest agricultural workers are hard at work. Each year, farmers contract with commercial beekeepers to bring in tractor-trailer loads of bees to help pollinate their crops. This happens in

News Roundup: May 4-10

By on May 10, 2013

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “N.C. State researchers explore

News Roundup: April 27 – May 3

By on May 3, 2013

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Study suggests honeybee collapse