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[16 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 4,206 views]
America’s biggest one-day beekeeping workshop coming up

‘Modern Beekeeping’ Show Set for March 5-6 in Wooster: Register Now
Mauricio Espinoza
(330) 202-3550
Sherry Ferrell, Honey Bee Laboratory
(330) 263-3684
WOOSTER, Ohio – “Modern Beekeeping: New Ways of Doing Old Things” is the 2010 theme of America’s biggest one-day beekeeping workshop, which will take place on Saturday, March 6, in Wooster, Ohio – with an additional March 5 evening program thrown in for good measure.
The 32nd annual Ohio State University Extension and Tri-County Beekeepers Association of Northeastern Ohio Spring Beekeeping Workshop will include sessions for both experienced and beginning beekeepers and for both …

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[29 Sep 2003 | No Comment | 4,752 views]
Sting Operation

What’s the best remedy for a bee sting?
By William Brantley
Posted Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at 10:51 AM ET
When it comes to bee stings, most of us react somewhere between Smithers on The Simpsons—for whom one sting nearly meant death—and Jon Quinn, a beekeeper I visited recently, who was once stung more than 40 times and still had the wherewithal to count as he extracted the stingers. (Quinn’s decade and a half of beekeeping had desensitized him to the venom.) For most, a sting means aching and swelling accompanied by a …