High Loss Rate of Oregon Bees

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State University released a recent survey stating that Oregon honeybees are dying so fast and in such large numbers that some bee keepers could be forced out of business. The study shows that 21 percent of commercial honeybee hives in Oregon did not survive last winter. Some of the most common … Continue reading »

Bee Symposium in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Beekeepers from all over the country are gathering in the Rogue Valley for a beekeeping summit, and local experts say it couldn’t come at a better time. For many, it begins as a hobby – that’s how Mark Sievert got into beekeeping about a year ago. Then, something happened. “I believe the … Continue reading »