Lots of Links from the CSBA - July 4, 2016

California State Beekeepers Association from Joy Pendell for your reading enjoyment.

Head on over to the CSBA and become a member: http://www.californiastatebeekeepers.com/, (membership entitles you to the monthly CSBA Bee Times newsletter), read about the upcoming 2016 CSBA Annual Convention: http://www.californiastatebeekeepers.com/events.html

Enjoy!

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Book now for the 2016 CSBA Annual Convention!

Rooms are filling up fast at the Kona Kai Resort & Spa. Click on the link above to book your room now. The group code is 1114CSB. The convention will be held November 15th – 17th in San Diego, CA. You don’t want to miss it!

Forage & Nutrition Task Force Of The North American Pollinator Partnership Campaign – Short Survey

“We are reaching out to beekeepers to help us determine appropriate standards for granting tax incentives to beekeeping. The data gathered from this 1-minute survey will allow us to propose evidence-based guidelines on how many acres per hive should be granted these tax benefits, which will help beekeepers and our most important pollinators.”

WAS – News From The World Of Beekeeping

FFN - During National Pollinator Week, USDA Announces Key Measures To Improve Pollinator Health

ABC - Bee-ing Good Partners For Honey Bee Health

ABC - Call For Almond Conference Presentation Proposals

Catch The Buzz – HSI Chicago Seizes Nearly 60 Tons Of Honey Illegally Imported From China, Again!!!

Catch The Buzz – Field Crops And Bees: Research Shows Surprising Relationships, Need For Better Crop Management

Growing Produce - Scientists Selected To Work On Healthy Hives 2020 Initiative

Catch The Buzz – The Wildlife Society Partners With Feed A Bee To Plant 25 Million Flowers

Catch The Buzz – USDA Scientists And Beekeepers Swap Colonies To Better Bees

Catch The Buzz – Tabitha Mansker, 2016 American Honey Princess Picasa

Catch The Buzz – Pollinator Week: Celebrating Blue Butterflies On The Great Lakes 

Southern Oregon Beekeepers Association – Fall Bee School July 30, 2016

Washington Post – Nobel Winners Defend GMO Safety

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