Alberta Buzzing

All about Commercial Beekeeping in Alberta and Canada
Lee Townsend
Last week a new website called “Beesmatter” was launched, and with it came an open letter to Ontarians titled “Getting the Facts Straight on Honey Bees”.  This was developed and released by Ontario farmers and the agricultural industry that supports them, and I think it is a great concept.  My understanding is that this will be...
Lee Townsend
On December 9, 2014, Statistics Canada released its annual “Production and value of honey” report for 2014 (http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26lang=eng&retrLang=eng&id=10007&pattern=&tabMode=dataTable&srchLan=-1&p1=1&p2=-1).  For many this is a great report as it releases the current data for the Canadian honeybee industry.  This data is acquired from all the Provincial Apiarists in Canada in the fall of the reported year....