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Butts Family Apiaries

We Have Moved!

We have moved to http://buttsbees.blogspot.com . Come over for a visit.  

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Fall Splits, Queens and Swarms

Got good news for folks down south. Fall increases are worth your time. Fall breed Queens generally out preform their spring counterparts. Fall bred queens are usually better mated because more drones are available and the Queen introduced in September … Continue reading

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Passed MS Inspection; Approved to sell QUEENS. Once agian, doing bee removals.

We are once again on track for 2011 fall queens. See BEESOURCE / FOR SALE, for the most up to date information, or use our contact page. WE ARE ALSO DOING BEE REMOVALS.

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Sorry, No Bee Removals at This Time – April 2011

At this time we can not do removals. We strongly urge you to let the bees live. If they are in a place that they are not too bothersome think about leaving them. Otherwise try to find someone to remove … Continue reading

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Strange and Unfortunate

An urban beekeeper has to contend with strange surroundings! As in the NYTimes, by Susan Dominus, ……And then this. Her bees, the ones she had been raising in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and on Governors Island since May, started coming home … Continue reading

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American Beekeeper- Whistleblower – Hero

Big Agra, Big Pharma, Greed, We now pay for their lies. Tell your government we do not want to be tested on! http://www.beyondpesticides.org/pollinators/index.htm

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American Beekeepers Must Condemn the EPA and fight Big Pharma

Open Letter to the British Bee Keepers Association January 10 2011 Since 2001, the British Bee Keepers Association has been receiving in the region of £17,500 per annum from pesticide manufacturers Bayer, Syngenta, BASF and Belchim in return for the … Continue reading

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Wiki Bee Leaks

SOURCE: Fast Company The world honey bee population has plunged in recent years, worrying beekeepers and farmers who know how critical bee pollination is for many crops. A number of theories have popped up as to why the North American … Continue reading

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2011 radical change now!

To create a new society, we have to figure out ways to resist the social structures and institutions that oppress people and are destroying the earth. We have to create alternative institutions that can meet people’s needs based on cooperation, … Continue reading

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GMO’s, the World knows…..why not the U.S.

Bee demise – Are GMOs the missing link? – Sierra Club press release, March 22 2007 Are honey bees the canary in the coal mine? What are honey bees trying to tell us that we should pay attention to? One … Continue reading

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