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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Fri, May 9, 2014 - 3:45pm

More Research Identifying Pesticides As Major Cause of CCD

Here's a new report from the Harvard School of Public Health that provides additional evidence that pesticides, neonicotinoids in particular, are highly linked with colony collapse disorder (CCD):

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Wed, Mar 20, 2013 - 11:04pm

Beginning Beekeeping

At the Rowe weekend, a number of people approached me about my experience now that I'm wrapping up my first year as a beekeeper.

Given the pace of the weekend, those discussions were rushed. And there were several folks I ended up not having time to talk to. So I thought I'd provide some helpful resources here for those considering getting into the practice.

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Mon, Oct 1, 2012 - 12:29pm

First-ever honey harvest

File this in the "If I can do it, anybody can do it" column...

This weekend, I harvested honey for the first time from my first (and only) hive. 

It was amazing. And surprisingly quick and easy.

The hive (actually, only 4 frames of it) yielded over a gallon of rich, clear, delicious dark amber honey. Here are a few shots of some of the bounty:

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